In September 2015, Port Alberni mom Candice Servatius was shocked to learn that her two elementary-aged children had participated in an aboriginal smudging ceremony. The district claims that these are "cultural practices." This is true, but misses the point.
"We wanted something upbeat, happy-inducing and funny."
These communities are making heroic stands to defend their right to safe drinking water. But here's the thing -- they shouldn't have to.