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Fund Mask-wa Oo-ta Ban (Bear Train) from Sault Ste. Marie to Hearst

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ONTARIO’S 1st FIRST NATION TRAIN: Mask-wa Oo-ta Ban (Bear Train)

URGENT: Businesses, Communities & Residents Stranded

No more 2nd class treatment: Fund ONTARIO’S 1st FIRST NATION TRAIN like everywhere else in Canada


· Contributes to reconciliation through First Nation employment opportunities

· Only transportation into First Nation traditional territories, including spiritually significant locations

· Essential to regional economy, especially small business

· Accessible transportation

· Environmentally responsible transportation

· All-season transportation to remote wilderness for residents, recreationists & tourists, including snow train

· Unique train-in tourism corridor

  1. Green/eco-tourism 
  2. Road-less tourism
  3. First Nation tourism
  4. Francophone tourism
  5. Group of Seven tourism

· Train to regional health care & post-secondary education & French immersion

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