Algonquin concerned over Canadas first rare earth metal mine plan

first_imgAPTN National NewsThey’re used in everything from light bulbs, to smart phones to the screen you’re watching right now.Rare earth metals are fast becoming one of the world’s most sought after resource.But extracting rare earths from the ground is proving to be anything but environmentally friendly.And with demand increasing, mining companies are casting their eyes around the world to find it, including in Alqonquin territory in northwestern Quebec.APTN’s Tom Fennario has this story.last_img