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Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle said federal government support will be crucial to build infrastructure in the Ring of Fire.

Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle said the province is not yet ready to announce a development corporation to lead infrastructure decisions around the Ring of Fire, despite a ... more >>

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Rickford lights the wayPosted: 8/22/2014 4:10:24 PMKenora MP and federal Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickfo...
Kerr Mines and San Gold agree to mergePosted: 8/22/2014 4:14:54 PMToronto’s Kerr Mines and Winnipeg’s San Gold have reached a ...
Cement boss not a fan of mid-rise wood buildingsPosted: 8/22/2014 4:13:29 PMThe Cement Association of Canada (CAC) says Ontario legislat...
Webequie starts Ring of Fire land use planning Posted: 8/22/2014 4:16:18 PMWebequie First Nation, one of the communities closest to the...
Labour deal reached to reopen Kenora sawmillPosted: 8/20/2014 9:45:10 AMUnifor has reached a long-term contract with Kenora Forests ...
New Gold enters credit facility arrangementPosted: 8/20/2014 9:52:59 AMVancouver’s New Gold has entered into a four-year, $300 mill...
Mining vet joins Zenyatta boardPosted: 8/15/2014 2:09:09 PMZenyatta Ventures has added industry veteran Ken Stowe to it...
Dynamic Earth expansion underwayPosted: 8/15/2014 1:50:53 PMSudbury council is contributing $250,000 to an expansion of ...
Chief warns gov’t, developers to respect treatiesPosted: 8/15/2014 1:39:52 PMOntario Regional Chief Stan Beardy warned government and res...
Province increases annual highway fundingPosted: 8/15/2014 1:29:23 PMThe province will invest $527 million in 2014 to support hig...


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