Archive : ' Ring of Fire'

Ottawa and Queen’s Park to fund road study for Ring of Fire

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE The federal and provincial governments are going halfers on a Ring of Fire road study that would connect four remote First Nations—Webequie, Eabametoong, Neskantaga, and Nibinamik—to the Ring of Fire and Pickle Lake. [...]

The name of the game

By Jon Thompson The day after Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. became boxing’s heavyweight champion of the world in 1964, he announced that for religious and political reasons, he was to be known as Cassius X, which [...]

Rickford gets in the Ring

Local MP promoted to Junior Minister to take FedNor into Ring Of Fire By Jon Thompson After serving five years in Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government, Kenora MP Greg Rickford is moving to the front benches. [...]

Iacobucci joins Ring of Fire negotiations

By Jon Thompson When Bob Rae comes to the Ring of Fire negotiating table representing Mattawa First Nations, he’ll be sitting across from a man who was a professor in his law school. On July 2, [...]

First Nation communities work to make connection

By Lindsay Briscoe Several remote northwestern Ontario First Nation communities and Goldcorp Inc. have officially signed an agreement to incorporate Wataynikaneyap Power which will work toward connecting ten First Nation communities North of Pickle Lake to [...]