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A new Major Mines Permitting Office is in the works for the 2015 provincial budget, which will improve the co-ordination of major mine permits across all levels of government.
Fewer wells mean fewer jobs in the Canadian oilpatch, according to PSAC, which is forecasting 7,650 wells rig released in 2015. Colleen De Neve / Calgary Herald.
It's not a new low - far from it. But projections that the loonie will plunge below 80 cents US by spring will clip the wings of vacationing snowbirds, take the air out of cross-border shopping and generally cast a pall over the consumer psyche, economists say.
As Ottawa prepares to put more mobile spectrum up for bid this spring - part of what it calls an effort to boost competition in the telecom industry - there may be little competition during the auction process.