WEBEQUIE FIRST NATION, ON, Jan. 31 /CNW/ - Cornelius Wabasse has been
re-elected for his second term as Chief with an overwhelming majority
support from the membership.
During his campaign, Chief Wabasse stressed the important issues that
lay before his community including protecting their traditional
interests in the Ring of Fire development, maximizing economic
development opportunities, and collaborating with other impacted First
"We are reaching a critical stage in both the development of our
community as well as the development of the Ring of Fire" stated Chief
"It is a balancing act between dealing with historical issues and
planning for future opportunities, however, I do look forward with
working with both levels of government and industry on a progressive
agenda." Wabasse added.
Webequie First Nation is a growing First Nation community located 540 km
north of the city of Thunder Bay and is the closest community to the
Ring of Fire discoveries.
SOURCE Webequie First Nation
For further information:
Please contact Chief Wabasse at 807-353-6531