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North Shore: May 2013 Archives

Global market affecting Sept-Iles economy the past week the CBC's Marika Wheeler has been on air talking about a slowdown in the mining industry on the North Shore. While she was in Sept Iles she went to visit a company that is feeling the pinch of the lagging economy. Today she joins us to talk more about what she saw at Métal 7.
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North Shore mayors say natural gas is crucial for economic development

For years mayors and business leaders on the North Shore have been saying getting access to natural gas is key for the region's economic development. Currently, Gaz Metro's pipeline only goes as far as Jonquière.
After some promising signs last year that Gaz Metro was open to expanding to the North Shore, the idea has since been shelved. But, mayors from the region are hoping to get things flowing again. Marika Wheeler is in Sept-Iles this week, looking into the economic situation and she joined host Susan Campbell on the phone this morning.

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