The Red Rock Indian Band wants to send a message that the North Shore is no place to store nuclear waste.

On Friday afternoon members of the band have said they will march across the Nipigon Bridge as part of a peaceful demonstration.

Band council executive assistant Ash Laframboise said people are happy the neighbouring community of Nipigon is no longer interested in being a host site, but they're worried about other possible sites in the region.

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"There are still other sites located along the north shore that we're concerned about, and along the Great Lakes, that we're all connected to,” she said.

“I think that's why it's important that we all come out and we move forward with the demonstration just to ensure that our region isn't a site for this nuclear storage."

Laframboise said she hopes people from other nearby First Nations and municipalities will join them in today's demonstration.

"Our community likes to think of the future, and we aren't really fully aware of all the potential hazards that could happen in the future,” she added.

“I think … the uncertainty of what could happen is one of the major concerns for our community."

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