Ring of Fire battle lines lit

A mining company that has put down stakes and set up camp to explore part of the James Bay lowlands is reacting to a blockade set up by one First Nation.

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A mining company that has put down stakes and set up camp to explore part of the James Bay lowlands is reacting to a blockade set up by one First Nation.

Marten Falls is protesting at the exploration site due to, what it calls, a lack of consultation.

Now, the community has some demands of its own.

APTN National News reporter Donna Smith has been following this story.

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Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.