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What Really Needs to Happen to Make the Ring of Fire a Reality

If Ring of Fire development is to be successful, the question should not be whether the development is happening fast enough. It should be whether the process is taking place based on a foundation of recognition and respect for Webequie First Nation and the other Indigenous nations who call this land home. No longer can our Treaty be ignored and violated. New agreements cannot be reached while existing ones are treated as if they don't exist.
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MP Vouches For Mega Mining Project

OTTAWA - Despite an absence of new funding in this year's federal budget, the Conservative government says it still fully supports development of the Ring of Fire mining region in northwestern Ontario...
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Peat Fuel for Ring of Fire and Aboriginal Communities

Currently, isolated First Nations depend on very expensive diesel fuel that must be supplied by trucks on winter roads or flown in. Amazingly, most of the swampy lowlands and many parts of the Canadian Shield throughout northern Ontario contain a source of energy that has been used for centuries in Europe -- peat fuel.
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Developing the Ring of Fire Could Transform the Region

Approximately 500 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, in the James Bay Lowlands, sits an estimated $30-50 billion worth of untapped mineral resources. When developed, this exciting discovery will potentially transform the region, create thousands of jobs and enhance the future economic prosperity for Ontario. Realizing the full potential of the Ring of Fire is an extremely complex undertaking.
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Ring Of Fire No Magic Bullet: Rae

TORONTO - Former Liberal leader Bob Rae says natural resource projects such as Ontario's massive Ring of Fire aren't a "magic bullet" to eliminate poverty in remote aboriginal communities.Rae told a c...
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Getting it Right in the Ring of Fire

You've likely heard about the Ring of Fire boom in Ontario's Far North. What seemed a race to extract chromite, nickel and other minerals from beneath the pristine boreal forest and tundra appears to have slowed to a stroll. The slowdown creates an opportunity in the effort to protect the environment and the rights of First Nations.
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Ontario First Nation Has Its Own Plan

FORT HOPE FIRST NATION, Ont. - Charlie Okeese says he has a better idea for First Nations than protesting in city streets with banners and drums.Like the Idle No More protesters, the band councillor f...