THUNDER BAY – Fort William First Nation is planning for the future. The future for growing numbers of residents of the First Nation may well be in mining. On March 25th and 26th, FWFN will be holding the first annual Fort William First Nation Mining Conference.
FWFN Mining Conference
“We want to get as many of our members involved in mining,” stated Michael Pelletier, the Director of Economic Development for Fort William First Nation.
Fort William First Nation Mining Conference by netnewsledger
There are a number of major companies who will be attending the Conference which will be held at the Fort William First Nation Community Centre. Bending Lake Iron, Cliffs Natural Resources, Noront Resources, Treasury Metals are confirmed. Goldcorp and North American Palladium are still to be confirmed.
Making Mining work for Fort William First Nation
Making Mining Work Fort William First Nation by netnewsledger
Who can attend?
FWFN Mining – Who Can Attend the Conference by netnewsledger
There is no charge for the conference, which included lunch which will be sponsored by the Community Economic Development Commission and SNC Lavalin.
There is a great deal of co-operation as well from Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School. The District Catholic School Board, Lakehead Public School Board, and Confederation College.
To sign up visit www.fwfnmining.com