Oh the gnashing of teeth and pulling of hair that has occurred in various media outlets and around the province since news broke that Cliffs will suspend indefinitely its Chromite Project in northern Ontario. It wasn’t a surprise to those … Continued

Few of you reading this will ever see Ontario’s Far North. Yet this vast region matters to everyone as much as their own backyard. As one of Earth’s last great, undisturbed expanses of forest and wetlands, the Far North regulates … Continued

Recently, I attended the Gathering of Mesoamerican Peoples where I heard this,  “Faced with the threat that the mining industry represents in Mesoamerica, we call out to the peoples and communities of Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Canada … Continued

As the days get warmer and longer, the water flows powerfully, free once again from the glittering snow-covered landscape that have contained it to a mere gurgle and trickle under the thin ice cover during the past winter months in … Continued

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 … Continued

At least for the time being, water continues to serve its purpose to provide life-giving water to Mother Earth as it flows freely, creating paths to hydrate all forms of existence on this elaborately-created planet. Rivers and lakes run throughout … Continued

Northern Voices-Northern Waters With temperatures in the mid-minus 30’s and with the water underneath a blanket of snow and ice, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) provided a warm and welcoming reception as they hosted members of the Forum … Continued

It has been a couple of months since the last entry and a lot has happened and not happened throughout Noopemig. The last entry reported that a Ring of Fire Coordinator was to be appointed who is to find the … Continued

“And it burns, burns, burns, the ring of fire, the ring of fire!” No, this entry is not about the song made famous by the “Man in Black” about the pain of being in love but the very mention of … Continued