By Independent Senator Patricia BoveyOct. 31, 2018
If the government doesn't invest in infrastructure, education, and other long-term needs now, the gap between the ‘have’ South and the ‘have-not’ North will only grow.
The Winnipeg-Churchill train is seen at the Churchill railway station in 1997. The train, a vital supply link to the North, hasn’t run for more than a year due to flood damage. Photograph courtesy of Peter Van den Bossche
Almost 40 per cent of Canada is north of the 60th parallel. Do Canadians in the South understand northern issues, or the riches of the North, its unique, fragile ecology and centuries of Inuit, Dene, and northern First Nations traditions?
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