Inka Milewski was a marine biologist, not a public health researcher or epidemiologist, when she received a call from some Bathurst, New Brunswick folks worried about a local smelter. As is often the case with energetic people of conscience (and a famous role model of hers), Inka took up that call. She had no choice. It was something she had to do. These days, Inka is also investigating the impact of industrial salmon aquaculture on the floor of Shelburne harbor, in Nova Scotia.
Twelve Canadians is a multimedia series about women and men who’ve been devoting their lives to social, economic or environmental justice, and to the healthy development of Canadian communities and the world, created by Earth Chronicle Productions (www.greenplanetmonitor.net). Each episode examines a specific issue or situation, through the voices of people who’ve been active in that area. Thanks to the UNIFOR Social Justice Fund for its generous support. Thanks as well to CKUW, University of Winnipeg Radio.
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