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Proposed 7,000-kilometre resource corridor would improve life in Canada's North, researchers say

Proposed 7,000-kilometre resource corridor would improve life in Canada's North, researchers say

Eric Atkins

The Globe and Mail

The Northern Corridor would link Canada's people, goods and natural resources with overseas and southern markets, and boost sovereignty and development in vast swaths of the country that are economically isolated, concludes the first feasibility study of the concept. The idea was launched a year ago by the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy and Montreal's Centre for Interuniversity Research and Analysis of Organizations.

 

It’s time to look seriously at a new approach to infrastructure

It’s time to look seriously at a new approach to infrastructure

Jack Mintz and Claude Montmarquette

The Globe and Mail
Canada has a major opportunity to position itself for sustained growth in the decades ahead. This opportunity is the creation of a new Northern Corridor, a multimodal infrastructure project (road, rail, pipeline, electricity generation and transmission, air and seaport facilities). It would connect Canada from sea to sea to sea and allow tidewater access to international markets for our renewable and non-renewable commodities.