Ron Grech

Published on: October 19, 2019 | Last Updated: October 19, 2019 8:49 AM EDT

Mayor George Pirie remains confident Timmins will ultimately be the location of the ferrochrome processing facility which Noront Resources awarded to Sault Ste. Marie earlier this year.

“I still have the same opinion (as he had in May when Noront made it announcement) we’re going to get it,” said Pirie, shortly before Friday’s start of the annual general meeting of the Timmins Economic Development Corporation.” It won’t get built in Sault Ste. Marie.

“They haven’t done the consultations with the right Indigenous groups. You can see the fact that they don’t have the right area set up for the product and the tailings facilities — we do.

“And we continue to work on our relationships with the right Indigenous people, and that means the NAN (Nishnawbe Aski Nation) and those in the NAN territory.”

 

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