Lack of infrastructure keeping North from realizing new economic opportunities

Natural resources, shipping, and tourism could bring prosperity to northern communities, but more infrastructure needed.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, pictured Aug. 21 touring Minto Mine, a copper gold mine in Yukon. The federal government has big plans for the Arctic’s economic potential, but a lack of infrastructure is holding back development, say critics. Photograph courtesy of the PMO

By Chris Plecash

PUBLISHED : Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 5:27 PM

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