Attawapiskat diamond mine ice road blockade set to end

first_imgAPTN National NewsA nearly three week blockade by Attawapiskat residents of a diamond mine ice road is ending.An Ontario judge extended an injunction against the blockade Friday.Additional OPP officers were expected to arrive soon in the community, a local Attawapiskat resident said.The blockade severed the overland supply route to the De Beers Victor diamond mine. The mine uses the ice road for fuel and to truck machinery and parts too heavy to fly in.last_img