8th July 2013

CBC The House interviews Minister Tony Clement on the Ring of Fire challenges – (July 6, 2013)

posted in Aboriginal and Inuit Mining, Canadian/International Media Resource Articles, Ontario Mining, Ontario's Ring of Fire Mineral Discovery |


This week on The House, guest-host Susan Lunn interviews Tony Clement, the federal government’s minister responsible for the Ring of Fire.

The proposed mining development in the massive Ring of Fire in Northern Ontario could, according its proponents, transform some of Canada’s most disadvantaged native communities. But an internal government briefing note obtained by CBC News outlines why chronic social and economic hurdles stand in the way of many First Nation communities being able to benefit from the project.

Click here for the interview which starts at 21:50: http://www.cbc.ca/thehouse/popupaudio.html?clipIds=2395859543

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