Posted by: Bob Payne | August 10, 2011

Challenges face source water protection in northern Ontario

To add to the call for greater scrutiny at what is taking place in the James and Hudson’s Bay lowlands, the Matawa Chiefs Council, whose communities will be directly impacted by the activities in the Ring of Fire have also written a letter to federal Environment Minister Peter Kent and Ontario Environment Minister John Wilkinson, calling for a “Joint Review Panel Environmental Assessment (EA) for Mining and Enabling Infrastructure in the traditional territories of the First Nations within the Matawa First Nations.”

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