Ont. uranium plans on hold amid native protest threats

Posted: June 26, 2007 in Home Grown Terrorism in Canada, June 29th 2007, Natives

A uranium mining company has put its operations on hold in an eastern Ontario community, leaving residents with mixed feelings.

Frontenac Ventures left North Frontenac Township, about 110 kilometres southwest of Ottawa, last week, after local First Nations threatened to hold a day or multiple days of protest. Frontenac plans to develop uranium deposits in the area.

The company is trying to negotiate with the Sharbot Lake First Nation, But it is not concerned about protests from the Ardoch Algonquin First Nation, which has no legal claim to the land the companying is eyeing,

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