Ring of Fire
Prime Minister’s comment sets off the Canadian Press Baloney Meter.
Liberal government wanted impose a $6.6 million to $34.4 million annual royalty.
Despite slow progress, report says business case for the area remains strong, report finds.
The massive chromite deposit would be a big boon to the province’s economy and create jobs in northern communities, the premier says.
Rickford has past experience with First Nations, which is expected to help move Ontario’s Ring of Fire development forward.
The mineral-rich area of northern Ontario has been compared to the oil sands in terms of its economic and development potential.