March 6-13, 2023: Weekly News Roundup

“You’re going to have to run me over”. That’s what Chief Wayne Moonias of Neskantaga First Nation said in a video filmed just after the province of Ontario announced that it has approved the terms of reference submitted by Webequie and Marten Falls First Nations for the Ring of Fire environmental assessment. This approval doesn’t…

Ontario’s recent mining announcements undermine consent, leave lasting impacts on Northern communities

This article was originally published by Law360Canada on March 8, 2023 by Kerry Blaise and Mike Koostachin As one of the world’s largest mining conferences, the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference got underway in Toronto, last Thursday the province of Ontario announced Bill 71, Building More Mines Act, 2023. The Bill proposes…

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