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Saguenay/Lac St-Jean

Training for forestry industry jobs in Lac-Saint-Jean

Guaranteed jobs in the foresty industry sound as though they would be hard to come by, but a new CEGEP program in the Lac-Saint-Jean region says that's what you'll get if you take their 1-year course. Our travelling journalist Marika Wheeler bring us the details.
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Quebec Votes 2014: Couillard's fight for Roberval

couillard_office.jpgPhilippe Couillard has a tough battle in front of him to win the Roberval riding in the Lac-St-Jean area, that has been a Parti Québécois stronghold for several years.

Our travelling journalist Marika Wheeler met with voters to find out if the luster of having a possible Premier as their MNA is enough to sway voters.

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Saguenay residents lukewarm to Arianne Phosphate project

The Arianne Phosphate exploration company has high hopes for its mine project north of Saguenay. But as it begins a series of public information meetings, objections are being raised by residents who live near the spot on the Saguenay river where the mineral will be shipped out.

Jean-Sébastien David, chief operating officer with Arianne Phosphate, explains the situation. We also hear from David Ellis. He has a home in L'Anse-à-Pelletier, next door to Saint-Fulgence, on the north side of the Saguenay River where Arianne Phosphate is considering the construction of facilities to ship the mineral from a projected apatite mine north of Saguenay.
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