19 Mar First Nations end blockade of Ring of Fire deposit (The Toronto Star)

Northern Development Minister Michael Gravelle is lauding First Nations for ending blockades that prevented mining companies from studying the Ring of Fire chromite deposit in northern Ontario.  Two aboriginal communities had been manning the blockade since January but say they will officially end the protest...

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18 Mar Nunavik housing shortage a ‘crisis’: Inuit (CBC)

Inuit leaders in Nunavik are pleading with the federal government to step up efforts to build social housing to fill skyrocketing demand for safe, healthy homes in the North.  Nearly 49 per cent or one in two Inuit in the northern region live in an...

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