Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Ontario Audio 11:55 AM ET

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Ontario Audio 11:55 AM ET

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THUNDER BAY, Ont. x-07s. Premier Kathleen Wynne says Ontario is moving ahead with building a road into the Ring of Fire region. The provincial government has been talking with the chiefs of the Matawa First Nations for years, since it pledged $1 billion in 2014 to fund infrastructure into the chromite-rich area. Wynne announced that Ontario will work with three First Nations to build year-round road access into a proposed mining development site being pursued by Noront Resources.

("..whole province.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Wynne says the communities are set to start environmental assessments by January, and plan to begin construction in 2019.

R01 - (Ring-Of-Fire)

THUNDER BAY, Ont. …

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