Stephen Harper and the Conservatives are making the cost of living unsustainable for families in Canada’s North, according to Yvonne Jones, the Liberal MP for Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Testimony to the Joint Review Panel on the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project
By Marc Lee, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives January 16, 2013
My name is Marc Lee, and I have served as an economist for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives for more than 14 years. Most recently I have been Senior Economist and . . . → Read More: The Progressive Economics Forum: Marc’s Enbridge Testimony
In a recent blog post at Northern Public Affairs, Stephanie Irlbacher-Fox looks at the issue of ‘who gets what?’ when a mine is developed in the Northwest Territories (NWT).
Here is an excerpt from the post:
The resource extractor: they pay royalties (the NWT has the lowest royalties in the world), and costs of . . . → Read More: The Progressive Economics Forum: Mining in the NWT: Who Gets What?