Public Comment: Class Environmental Assessment for Activites of MNDM related to Mining Act

The Ministry of Northern Development and Mines (MNDM) is developing a class environmental assessment (Class EA) for its activities under the Mining Act that are subject to the Environmental Assessment Act. These activities include discretionary tenure decisions related to surface rights, mining rights and chattels, and Ministry-administered mine rehabilitation activities. As part of the planning…

Bridging Urban Aboriginal and Business Communities Forum

A panel of experts spoke this morning on  how to successfully build working relationships with the growing aboriginal population. The session was moderated by Dr. Pierre Zundel, from the University of Sudbury.     Panellists included: Cultural Issues: Suzanne Shawbonquit, Aboriginal People’s Council of Sudbury Demographic Profile: Dr. Darrel Manitowabi, Professor, University of Sudbury Opportunities…

UPDATE: Highway 144 Bypass Route Plan

The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has completed a route planning and preliminary design for Highway 144 from approximately 6 kilometres south of Chelmsford to approximately 8 kilometres north of Dowling, a distance of approximately 27 kilometres. A Screening Evaluation has been carried out for the Preliminary Corridor Alternatives displayed at the first PIC back in…