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Ontario First Nations demand firm right to say 'no' to mining developments

July 16, 2008

Kerry Gillespie - The Toronto Star

QUEEN'S PARK BUREAU - On the day in May that native leader Bob Lovelace was released from jail after spending 100 days there for blocking mining exploration, he was asked if he'd do it again.

He replied: "If you don't have the right to say, 'No,' you have no right at all."

This week, the province has said it's giving First Nations that right through land protection for the Far North and changes to the outdated mining act.

 

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