Premier Ford Congratulates Noront Resources
TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement in response to the announcement that Noront Resources has named Sault Ste. Marie the home of its new ferrochrome plant:
"Our government promised to make Northern Ontario Open for Business and Open for Jobs. This new processing plant has the potential to create hundreds of direct and indirect jobs, benefitting skilled resource and manufacturing workers across the region.
I want to personally thank Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, and Parliamentary Assistant Ross Romano for their incredible work in Northern Ontario. Thanks to their ongoing leadership, we are building new infrastructure, creating new economic opportunities and bringing prosperity to communities throughout the North."