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Canada’s North Will Need Up To 70,000 Workers by 2020 – Conference Board of Canada

A report released on Monday by the Conference Board of Canada, one of the country’s most respected public policy research organizations, predicts that mining in Northern Canada will support an additional 43,000 to 70,000 jobs in the region by 2020. The report estimates that the value of the annual output of mining activity in the North will grow at an […]

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Canadian PM Promotes Resource Projects in Country’s North

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says “tremendous economic opportunity” lies in tapping Canada’s northern resources, describing it as a key to the country’s prosperity. The comments came in a press conference in the Yukon, which he visited as part of his seventh annual Northern Tour. The tour, which runs from August 20-24, is part of a long-term drive by the federal […]

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