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Mistawasis and Muskeg Lake partnering on first Indigenous-led living lab in Canada – battlefordsNOW

Aug 2, 2022

The first ever Indigenous-led living lab in Canada is happening west of Prince Albert.

Mistawasis Nêhiyawak and Muskeg Lake Cree Nation are overseeing ‘The Bridge To Land Water Sky’ project which aims to find ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and strengthen climate resiliency in the agriculture sector.

This is one of nine labs across Canada getting funding from the federal government.

Anthony Johnston, a special advisor with Mistawasis Nêhiyawak and one of the people overseeing the project, said most are looking at ways to help the larger producers reduce their carbon footprint, however, they want to focus on highlighting the importance of the land and why it’s important to treat it right.

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