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Kitimat bar owners upset by Rio Tinto Alcan's plans to open pub at work camps

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Kitimat pub owners want camp workers to have to come to town to crack a cold one. (Toby Melville/Reuters)


Rio Tinto Alcan is Kitimat's largest employer. It has 2,500 workers, many from out of town. Now they are planning on opening a bar at their work camp-- a move which local pub owners say will hurt their bottom line.

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