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December 17, 2012

Journal of Commerce Update for the week of December 17th, 2012

In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of December 17th, 2012.

The construction industry is reacting favorably to a new federal immigration initiative that targets skilled tradespeople. The proposed $1.1 billion Taseko copper mine near Williams Lake, B.C. has stalled again. A federal review panel has identified numerous deficiencies in the project’s environmental impact statement and wants more information before delivering a ruling.

Check out our profile of the Deh Cho Bridge, the largest infrastructure project ever undertaken in the Northwest Territories. Construction of the bridge was completed in November 2012.

Brian Cochrane of the International Union of Operating Engineers has a column about the ongoing controversy surrounding temporary foreign workers in B.C., and make sure to check out our latest feature video with Ken Flannigan at the Sustainabuild conference in Vancouver.

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