NewsMining Association of Canada and First Nations SHARE ON: Valerie Isaac, staff Thursday, May. 7th, 2015The Mining Association of Canada says that the Federal Government does not consult enough with First Nations. The comment has caught the attention of MP Claude Gravelle of Nickel Belt. Gravelle says that the feds have ignored their responsibility for a long time and it’s gotten in the way of pursuing development. Gravelle says that the Mining Association consults more with First Nations than the Harper Tories do. Gravelle says that the feds are dropping the ball in his area.