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Canada, Ontario Provides #RingofFire $ for First Nation Road Study

This, from The Canadian Press:

“Some of Canada’s most remote and impoverished First Nations communities isolated within northern Ontario’s so-called Ring of Fire region are getting funding to conduct a study on how to open the area to development.  However, at least one critic suggested the study, which is to look at establishing a year-round transportation corridor in part to allow mining operations, would be redundant.  The study will be led by the Webequie First Nation in partnership with the First Nations of Eabametoong, Neskantaga and Nibinamik, with the federal and Ontario governments each contributing $393,814 ….”

More on the proposed “regional community service corridor study” from the Government of Canada here.


 

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