THUNDER BAY — Ontario’s minister of mining is calling Thunder Bay and surrounding region a ‘mining hub’ that will help fuel alternative energy sources both in the province and globally.
On Thursday, Minister of Mining George Pirie spoke at the Cen-Can Resources Expo being held in Thunder Bay this week.
Pirie said those involved in the resource industry, including mining, have a sense of passion and optimism around the sector.
“There’s real buzz in Thunder Bay around this conference and that is because they realize Northwestern Ontario and the hub of mining that Thunder Bay is are the centre of the EV revolution that is happening right here in Ontario and globally,” Pirie said. “We have the future of fuels right here in Thunder Bay.”