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MNO Secretary-Treasurer Tim Pile (right) with Joseph Carrabba, President and CEO
of Cliff¡¯s Resources (centre) and the Honourable Michael Gravelle, Minister of Natural
Resources, at the Aboriginal Business Luncheon in Thunder Bay.
Tim Pile, Secretary-Treasurer for the M¨¦tis Nation of Ontario (MNO), along with Cam Burgess, Regional Councillor for Region 2, and representatives from the MNO Thunder Bay M¨¦tis Council, MNO Greenstone and Area M¨¦tis Council and MNO North Shore M¨¦tis Council, attended an Aboriginal Business Luncheon in Thunder Bay on May 1, 2012.? The sold-out event was hosted by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business and included a keynote address from Joseph Carrabba, President and Chief Executive Officer for Cliff¡¯s Natural Resources.
Cliff¡¯s Natural Resources is one of the major mining companies pursuing a chromite project in Ontario¡¯s far north, in the area known as ¡°the Ring of Fire.¡± ?The mineral ?potential of the Ring of Fire promises to be an economic bonanza for Northern Ontario and the MNO is working hard to ensure that M¨¦tis people benefit from such projects. The MNO is continuing to work with the Federal and Provincial governments, mining companies and MNO Consultation Committees to build relationships that will protect M¨¦tis rights and way of life in areas that may be impacted by Ring of Fire projects.See ALL news articles