Economic opportunity “staggering,” says minister

The federal minister of public works and status for women emphasized the abundance of opportunities in northern Alberta and the important role it plays in the Canadian economy on Wednesday at day one of the Growing the North Conference.

“There’s a reason everybody’s moving west,” said Rona Ambrose, as she wrapped up her speech in front of a crowd of more than 450 people at the TEC Centre at Evergreen Park.

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