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Moose Cree First Nation says protecting lands could help Canada meet climate, UN biodiversity commitments.
July 30, 2017 | Toronto Star | Published News | Ainslie Cruickshank

Photo credit: Paul Chakasim / Moose Cree First Nation

A battle is brewing just south of James Bay between Moose Cree First Nation and a resource company that wants to develop the world’s next niobium mine in the heart of its traditional territory.

For now, NioBay Metal Inc. wants a drilling permit to confirm the results of an exploration program undertaken in the 1960s. Down the road, the company has plans to develop an underground mine to produce niobium, a metal that helps make lighter, stronger steel.

NioBay says the mine...

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