And Mining Operations
Canadian Aboriginal Communities and Mining Operations
The diamond mining industry is one among the main contributor to the economic development in North Canada. The industry gained momentum upon the discovery of large diamond deposits in the Northwest Territories during the early 1990s. The strengthened growth and development in the region brought by the newly found industry generally affected the communities in the Northwest Territories of Canada, specifically those communities situated near the mines. As of year 2006, there were three large diamond mines in the North Canada making the region the third largest diamond producer as of that Continue reading...