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The need for jobs in rural areas like Nakusp

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(Courtesy CBC)

Bill Clinton once campaigned famously on the slogan, "It's the economy: Stupid"

Jobs and the economy are the top issue on the minds of B.C. voters these days, in fact an Angus Reid poll shows that 28 per cent of British Columbians say it's their number one issue.

In this election campaign, CBC Radio is exploring issues that voters care about and in this story, Bob Keating visits a small town in desperate need of jobs.

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