Opinion

Putting the pieces in place for development

Highways, land claims, community engagement, training, and strategic investments in local economies are all needed to develop the North for the benefit of its residents and Canada.

Northern roads are expensive—$1 million a kilometre—and long-term federal investments will be needed if highways are to be constructed to take advantage of the next upturn in the world economy, writes Nick Sibbeston, an independent Senator for the Northwest Territories. Photo courtesy of Nick Sibbeston's office

By INDEPENDENT SENATOR NICK SIBBESTON

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:00 AM

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