THUNDER BAY – Horizon walked out of meetings with Fort William First Nation, the Province of Ontario, City of Thunder Bay, and Municipality of Neebing. The First Nations / Crown Consultation meetings today at the Victoria Inn in Thunder Bay saw the wind energy company walk out of the meeting twenty minutes into the session. Fort William First Nation has long stated that there have been no formal consultation process engaged with their community.
Chief Georjann Morriseau speaking to media explained that there is a duty to consult and that includes all of the treaty partners in the Robinson Superior Treaty. The walk-out by Horizon was not commented on by the company. “We are not giving any interviews,” stated the company’s spokesperson. Read article