Provincial consultation deadline pushed back for two proposed roads in Ring of Fire – CBC

Provincial consultation deadline pushed back for two proposed roads in Ring of Fire – CBC

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202159 Views

Jan 27, 2021

Neskantaga had requested delays because of inability to meaningfully consult community members during pandemic

The Ontario government says it has heard concerns from Indigenous communities about the challenges of consulting on proposed developments for two access roads into the Ring of Fire area, and have extended deadlines for both projects after pushback from some First Nations in the area.

Both the Webequie supply road and the Marten Falls community access road are working their way through the province’s environmental assessment process. That process will answer the questions of if, when and how work can proceed on the proposed developments.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/access-road-tor-deadline-pushed-1.5888998

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