No news this week except for a short article interviewing Steven Del Duca, a candidate for the 2020 Ontario Liberal Party leadership. In this article, Del Duca explains that, while it might be tempting for opposition party members to accuse those in power of not moving fast enough (and many have), the Ring of Fire is a seriously tough project infrastructurally. He argues that it is important for party leaders not to over-emphasize the simplicity of moving the Ring of Fire forward.
December 8, 2019 (My North Bay Now):
Liberal leader candidate admits launching Ring of Fire not an easy thing to do
“There’s a frank admission from Steven Del Duca, the Ontario Liberal leadership candidate over the Ring of Fire project. Del Duca says as the Liberals learned during their years in power, it was very difficult to deliver on the huge chromite discovery. And the former Liberal MPP says it’s no different with the Ford Progressive Conservative government. While he was in Opposition, Nipissing Tory MPP Vic Fedeli regularly criticized former Premiers Dalton McGuinty and Kathleen Wynne for not being able to pull off the Ring of Fire. However, Del Duca says the Tories will and are running into the same difficulties and challenges.” Read more here…