Millions continue to be spent by federal government on promotion of ‘natural resource development’ in Canada

The federal government will spend $16.5-million this year on advertising for Canada’s natural resource sector both internationally and at home, leaving opposition MPs and labour groups wondering how, and why, the millions will be spent.

Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver, pictured with Prime Minister Stephen Harper on July 15 at Rideau Hall. Photograph courtesy of the Prime Minister's Office

By Michael Lapointe

PUBLISHED :Monday, July 29, 2013 3:10 AM

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