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Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle said the establishment of an interim board for the Ring of Fire development corporation will help formalize discussions and bring partners to the table for infrastructure discussions. (FILE PHOTO)

The province announced Thursday its plans to establish an interim board for the Ring of Fire development corporation, but critics say the announcement has been too little too late. “I'm really pleased ... more >>

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