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First Nation calls on auditor general to investigate Ontario's spending on Ring of Fire mineral development

First Nation calls on auditor general to investigate Ontario's spending on Ring of Fire mineral development

14 years after Ring of Fire was discovered, key questions unanswered on proposed access roads Logan Turner · CBC News · Posted: Oct 28, 2021 4:00 AM ET A spokesperson for Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk, shown in a file photo, confirmed the office has received a request to investigate public spending on Ring of Fire development and road

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Jurisdiction Back: Infrastructure beyond Extractivism

Jurisdiction Back: Infrastructure beyond Extractivism

Co-Principal Investigators: Dayna Nadine Scott and Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark. Funding: SSHRC New Frontiers in Research Fund. Term: 2021-2023. Resource conflicts and legal uncertainties have dominated the political landscape over the last decade; conflicts over extraction and its infrastructures have intensified, catalyzing a fierce Indigenous resurgence. As the research team conceived this project, hereditary leaders were

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Indigenous Environmental Justice

Indigenous Environmental Justice

Principal Investigator: Deborah McGregor. Co-Investigators: Dayna Scott and Martha Stiegman. Funding: Canada Research Chair. Term: 2020-2025. The Indigenous Environmental Justice (IEJ) research and outreach project aims to develop a distinctive EJ framework that is informed by Indigenous knowledge systems, laws, concepts of justice and the lived experiences of Indigenous peoples. It serves as a resource for

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Investigating Regulatory Chill: Understanding Contemporary Constraints on Regulatory Decision-Making to Protect the Environment

Investigating Regulatory Chill: Understanding Contemporary Constraints on Regulatory Decision-Making to Protect the Environment

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) The research aimed to critically investigate the role of investor rights provisions in trade and investment agreements in the ability and/or willingness of Canadian law makers to enact tough environmental laws. The research focused on trade and investment regimes and how they affected regulatory decision-making with respect to

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