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The women of Fermont

fermont (on r-c).jpgThe northern mining town of Fermont near the Labrador border has become something of a poster child for the Plan Nord. (That's the massive development plan for Quebec's north.)

While most of the men in Fermont work at the mine, a lot of the local women are developing plans of their own. They've started opening up their own businesses.

The CBC's Marika Wheeler spent a week in Fermont and spoke to All In A Weekend about the working women of the community.

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