Big World, Small Town

Almost a century ago, the community of Red Lake was founded on immigration. Today, the trend continues as gold mines boom, and industry scrambles to find enough workers. The CBC's Jeff Walters went to Red Lake, to see how immgrants are adjusting to their new home.

Red Lake

Immigrants keep Red Lake booming

A community founded on immigration is once again attracting new residents from around the world.

Red Lake starving for workers

A strong economy, stable population and lots of jobs sounds like a dream come true for many communities — but the mining town of Red Lake has almost zero unemployment and is starving for workers.

Red Lake housing shortage vexes officials

The Municipality of Red Lake wants to build more housing so workers at the local mines can live in the community.