Conference Details

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The conference will consist of speakers representing Government, Indigenous Organizations, the Central Role of the two Indigenous Communities and Industry that are looking to help fulfil the regional and global demand of Critical Minerals.

 

The Ring of Fire development has the potential to create thousands of new jobs in the mining industry and bring hundreds of millions of dollars of benefits and opportunities for Indigenous communities throughout the region, including easier access to everyday goods like health services, groceries, fuel and water.

 

  • THE CORRIDOR TO PROSPERITY
  • MOVING FORWARD
  • BALANCING DEVELOPEMENT AND PROTECTION
  • UNLOCKING THE FULL ECONOMIC POTENTIAL
  • TRANSFORMING TO A GREEN ECONOMY & THE CRITICAL MINERALS REQUIRED TO GET THERE

 

Location: Silver City Theatre located on the CLE grounds

 

Time: 1:00 p.m. (The conference will commence after the Projects in the Pipeline Conference)

 

Guests attending the Projects in the Pipeline Conference will be able to stay and take in the

Ring of Fire, Critical Minerals, and the Central Role of Two Indigenous communities conference at no additional charge.

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Thursday September 15th
September 15, 1:00 pm - 1:10 pm
Traditional Lands Aknowledgement - Opening Remarks
SilverCity Theatre
Speaker: Michael Fox, Host and Chair
Company: Indigenous & Community Engagement (ICE)
Overview:
Michael Fox – Host / Chair - Ring of Fire, Critical Minerals, and the Central Role of Two Indigenous communities.
September 15th - 1:10 pm - 1:40 pm
Ontario’s Critical Minerals Strategy
SilverCity Theatre
Speaker: Minister George Pirie
Company: Government of Ontario
Overview:
Minister of Mines George Pirie will be discussing Ontario’s Critical Minerals Strategy focused on mining more deposits to support the new push toward battery electric vehicles
September 15th- 1:45pm -2:15pm
Co-speaker for the Northern Road Link
Silver City Theatre
Speaker: Qasim Saddique
Company: Indigenous & Community Engagement (ICE)
Overview:
Qasim has had the privilege of working with Indigenous communities across Canada as well as different levels of government.
September 15h- 2:20 pm - 2:50 pm
Webequie First Nation
Silver City Theatre
Speaker: Chief Cornelius Wabasse
Company: Webequie First Nation
Overview:
Webequie First Nation is excited to partner on an indigenous-led environmental assessment (EA) for the Northern Road Link Project. The reason for the two communities to co-lead the EA is to...
September 15th: 2:55pm - 3:25pm
Marten Falls First Nation
Silver City Theatre
Speaker: Representative Marten Falls
Company: Marten Falls First Nation
Overview:
Marten Falls First Nation "Balancing development and protection" Marten Falls First Nation and Webequie First Nation are working on providing prosperity for their respective communities. As...
Sept.15th- 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
KWG Resources Inc
Silver City Theatre
Speaker: Moe Lavigne V.P KWG Tony Marquis COO CCC
Company: KWG & Canada Chrome Corp.
Overview:
Moe Lavigne, V.P. Exp & Dev KWG Resources and Tony Marquis, COO Canada Chrome Corp will provide an update on KWG Resources’ Ring of Fire projects, Natural Resources Canada Chromite R&D report, and...
September 15th - 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Noront Resources
Silver City Theatre
Speaker: Stephen Flewelling CEO
Company: Noront Resources
Overview:
Stephen Flewelling, CEO of Noront, will provide an overview of Noront’s Ring of Fire projects, recent updates and the critical minerals outlook for the region.