Summary review with Grassy Narrows.docx - COM101 Summary Review Practice Seneca College Fall 2019 Text 1 Bruser D and Jayme Poisson(2017 Ontario knew

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COM101 Seneca College Summary Review & Practice Fall 2019 Text: 1. Bruser, D. and Jayme Poisson. (2017). Ontario knew about Grassy Narrows mercury for decades, but kept it secret. Task: Choose the best summary for the Bruser and Poisson text. Annotate each summary to better understand and explain their strengths and weaknesses. Summary 1 In the article, Bruser says that “Ontario knew about Grassy Narrows mercury for decades but kept it secret. It is the author’s opinion that people were being poisoned by the mercury, but no one did anything. First, the authors give some background information on the potential sources of the mercury and how it was to deplete naturally. Then, they comment on how the public were shocked and outraged on finding out that mercury not only existed, but it was kept a secret from those living there. Furthermore, residents’ health and safety were jeopardized. The Ontario government claimed to be working on a clean-up mission and promised to be open with any developments on the issue. According to the text, “Grassy Narrows’ legacy of mercury
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