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News Minerals General
February 20, 2020  

Ottawa steps into ‘Ring of Fire’ debate with Doug Ford

The mineral-rich deposits were discovered in a region inhabited by Indigenous peoples, provincial governments have been trying to develop them since 2007.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
August 25, 2016  

Have the Trudeau Liberals dropped the ball on Ring of Fire?

Prime Minister’s comment sets off the Canadian Press Baloney Meter.

News Government Manufacturing Metals Minerals Economy General
November 6, 2015  

Cliffs quit Ring of Fire because of chromite tax: Tories

Liberal government wanted impose a $6.6 million to $34.4 million annual royalty.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Minerals Economy General Operations Production
March 11, 2015  

Ontario Chamber blames feds for Ring of Fire delays

Despite slow progress, report says business case for the area remains strong, report finds.

News Government Manufacturing Metals Minerals Economy General
May 26, 2014  

Wynne promises $1B for Ring of Fire, with or without Harper’s help

The massive chromite deposit would be a big boon to the province’s economy and create jobs in northern communities, the premier says.

News Government Metals Minerals Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
March 20, 2014  

PM Harper names Greg Rickford Natural Resources minister

Rickford has past experience with First Nations, which is expected to help move Ontario’s Ring of Fire development forward.

News Minerals Business Operations Operations Sustainability
November 24, 2013  

Ontario urged to smarten up to save Ring of Fire development

The mineral-rich area of northern Ontario has been compared to the oil sands in terms of its economic and development potential.