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Resource Extraction Development and Well Being in the North: A Scan of the Unique Challenges of Development in Inuit Communities [Mark Buel]

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National Aboriginal Health Organization
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2006

“The Arctic regions of Canada are rich with natural resources. From oil and gas to diamonds and nickel, the North is becoming an attractive destination for resource extraction development. Although development brings money, work, and the potential for Inuit to become more economically self-reliant, development also has the potential to cause many negative social impacts and disruptions to community well-being.”

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