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The Tyranny of Distance: Northern Infrastructure - Challenges and Opportunities

PDAC staff presented at the North of 60 Forum in Yellowknife on June 11th, which was focused on “Actualizing the True Economic Potential”. The presentation provided finding from two new research that shows how infrastructure deficiencies in the north affect the industry’s ability to move existing discoveries into production and cost differentials of exploration projects between remote and non-remote regions of Canada. The presentation also highlighted the limitations of existing federal infrastructure funding programs, to address the northern infrastructure problem and propose a possible solution developed by the PDAC that aims to close the current financing gap.  Click here to see the full presentation.