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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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Massive Shale Oil Prospect Discovered in Northwest Territories, Could Increase Demand for Foreign Labour

A new shale oil prospect in the Northwest Territories potentially rivals the Bakken formation under Saskatchewan, Montana and North Dakota in its recoverable oil resources. The Canol shale formation could contain two to three billion barrels of recoverable oil according … Continue reading

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