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North should prosper despite tough times

Economists cite vulnerable global economy, firming base metal prices and tight financial markets as factors in near-term outlook

The mining industry in northern Canada is expected to continue to flourish in 2013 despite current challenges, including slow economic growth, lower commodity prices and dismal financial markets, according to economists at The Conference Board of Canada.

"The territories are not immune to the vulnerability of the global economy," said Marie-Christine Bernard, associate director, forecasting and an...

 

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