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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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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.

 

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Sunday, September 21, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Lobbyists, MPs get in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS Sept. 3, 2014

Photo courtesy Summa Strategies
The team at Summa Strategies took the ice bucket challenge last week at the Parliament Pub. Summa challenged board members from the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) to take it next. From left: intern John McHughan, vice-chairman Tim Powers, senior adviser Louis-Alexandre Lanthier, consultant Kate Harrison, vice-president Jim Armour, vice-president Robin MacLachlan, president Tracey Hubley, senior adviser Michele Austin, and consultant Angela Christiano.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Government Relations Institute of Canada board members take the ice bucket challenge.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
GRIC directors feel the chill.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
From left: GRIC president Andre Albinati, secretary Joanne Dobson, board members Kevin Desjardins and Alayne Crawford, treasurer Phil Cartwright, and board members Alex Maheu and Jason Kerr.
Photograph provided Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Health Minister Rona Ambrose gets in on the ice bucket challenge.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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