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CLEVELAND - Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF - News) is suspending
its environmental assessment activities on a major chromite project in Northern
The mining company says there are several reasons for the decision, including
delays and uncertainty about government environmental assessments.
Among other things, it says a judicial challenge by a number of First Nations
communities has created uncertainty in the federal environmental assessment.
At the provincial level, it says there's been a delay in approving the terms of
reference for Ontario's environmental assessment process.
It also cited unfinished agreements with Ontario government and unresolved
issues with land surface rights.
The Ring of Fire area of the James Bay Lowlands in Northern Ontario has a major
deposit of chromite, which is used to make stainless steel.
Cliffs is an international iron ore producer that wants to develop the deposit and
become North America's leading supplier of chromite.
The company says it will continue to work with the provincial government and First
Nations communities in an attempt to restart the work.
Landfill Tipping Fees
Landfill tipping fees will increase from $63 tonne to $71 tonne, effective July 1,
Source of Waste: Low Density Residential. This applies to residential units of 6 or
less delivered by a private motor vehicle.
First 100 kg (220 pounds)
• A maximum of 100 kg (220 pounds) will be exempt per week *
• No charge
Load weighs 100 kg (220 pounds) or less
• After weekly exemption
• Flat rate of $3
Load weighs more than 100 kg (220 pounds)
• After weekly exemption
• $6.30 per 100 kg (220 pounds) or $63 per tonne (1 tonne = 1000 kg = 2,200
pounds) effective January 1st, 2010
• $7.10 per 100 kg (220 pounds) or $71 per tonne (1 tonne = 1000 kg = 2,200
pounds) effective July 1, 2013
NEW! Furniture and Appliances:
• Discarded furniture, appliances and other large household items, such as sofas,
tables, chairs, mattresses and box springs, stoves, fridges, freezers, hot water
tanks, air conditioning units, delivered in a private motor vehicle are exempt from
tipping fees. Freon does not need to be removed.
• No charge
For further information, please call City Services at 3-1-1.
Far From Home!
This pair of baby beavers we found roaming around on Dennie St. Capreol. In
danger of being run over during busy morning traffic, Jamie McBane and staff of
Opy's Centeral Variety rushed out to rescue them.
Pictured above they are on their way to the Wildlife Rescue Sanctuary in Lively On.
where they will be cared for and released back into the wild when old enough.
Sudburians should not have to pay for Toronto's transit!
A province-wide increase in HST and gas tax to pay for expansions to Toronto’s transit
system was proposed by regional transit agency, Metrolinx, when they unveiled their plan this
If approved by the McGuinty-Wynne Liberal government, this would result in northern Ontario
residents having to pay for southern Ontario’s transit, which is just plain wrong.
“Metrolinx had five years to come up with a plan to pay for Toronto’s transit expansion and
the best they could do was introduce four new taxes to burden Ontario families with,” said
Paula Peroni, Sudbury’s next MPP, in reaction to the news.
Metrolinx plan is completely in line with the Ontario Liberals history of tax and spend, which
the NDP continues to support. The Ontario PC party rejects the plan completely.
The Liberals estimate of the total cost being $447 per year per family is on the low end.
When you consider the cost after tax for families with more than one vehicle, the cost is
closer to $1,200 or $1,400 per year.
“We need to find savings in government spending,” continued Peroni. “Metrolinx five-year
blue ribbon fiscal review panel has failed. Not even a single mention of a public-private
If the Ontario PC party were in power we could find the two billion dollars in savings needed
to complete the transit expansion without taking it out of the pockets of Ontarians.
“The Liberals wasted one billion dollars canceling gas pants and one billion dollars buying
NDP support,” Peroni concluded. “Now they are considering billions of dollars in new taxes.
Shame on them!”