More details of Chinese involvement in the Ring of Fire. Essentially, China needs chromite - lots of chromite. Canada has chromite - lots of chromite. However, at the moment, nobody can reach it.
In exchange for chromite, it appears that China is wiling to fund the project. What this means for sovereignty isn't clear, but it seems that the actual ownership of the rail link would be split between KWG, the ONTC and native communities.
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