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Our resources can help us build a better Canada

What’s holding Canada back is a lack of adequate transportation infrastructure to get our goods to new high growth markets. Simply put, we need more rail, ports and pipelines to be able to get Canadian goods to overseas markets that are clamouring for them.

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Resources: Canada’s resource industries are no longer simply hewers of wood and drawers of water. Modern resource industries are technologically sophisticated. Their activities drive economic growth and support Canadian families in cities and rural areas alike, writes Perrin Beatty.

 

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Our resources can help us build a better Canada

What’s holding Canada back is a lack of adequate transportation infrastructure to get our goods to new high growth markets. Simply put, we need more rail, ports and pipelines to be able to get Canadian goods to overseas markets that are clamouring for them.

The Hill Times photo: Jake Wright
Resources: Canada’s resource industries are no longer simply hewers of wood and drawers of water. Modern resource industries are technologically sophisticated. Their activities drive economic growth and support Canadian families in cities and rural areas alike, writes Perrin Beatty.

 

  

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Thursday, February 26, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Hill media, staffers send off PMO's Jason MacDonald at the Métropolitain Brasserie's bar Feb. 20, 2015

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Bloomberg's Theo Argitis and PMO chief of staff Ray Novak.
The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
The PMO's outgoing Director of Communications Jason MacDonald.
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PMO executive assistant Stephen Staley, PMO special assistant Myles Atwood, and Tory Party national campaign manager Jenni Byrne.
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PMO deputy chief of staff Howard Anglin and Postmedia's Stephen Maher.
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The Ottawa Citizen's Jason Fekete with the man of the hour, Jason MacDonald.
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The Toronto Star's Tonda MacCharles.
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CBC's Chris Hall and Melissa Lantsman, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's director of communications.
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Michael White, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's policy director.

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