A First Nation in northern Saskatchewan says oil from the Husky Energy pipeline leak has shown up in the spawning grounds of an endangered species.
Officials from James Smith Cree Nation say an oil plume and foam was discovered in the Saskatchewan River where lake sturgeon spawn.
Chief Wally Burns says the First Nation ordered residents to not swim, hunt, fish or gather along the Saskatchewan River after the contaminant showed up August 21st.
Husky’s pipeline leaked last month near Maidstone into the North Saskatchewan River.
(The Canadian Press)