Consul-General Ito Visits Ontario’s Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation


On Dec. 7, Consul-General of Japan Takako Ito paid a courtesy call on the Hon. David Zimmer, Ontario’s Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation. Minister Zimmer kindly provided a detailed explanation of the history of First Nations in Ontario, the involvement of Japanese physicians in treatment of mercury poisoning in northern Ontario and the chromite mining project known as Ring of Fire.