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2011

Senator Dennis Patterson

December 7, 2011 Honourable Senators, our Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans is studying  sealing, particularly the situation of the grey seal in Atlantic Canada We have just begun our study – and I don’t want to prejudge the …

Senator Dennis Patterson

November 22, 2011 “Mining Day on the Hill” Mr. Speaker, today I want to bring to the attention of this Chamber a number of federal government programs which have been instrumental in the successful growth of the mining industry in …

Senator Dennis Patterson

November 16, 2011 Mr. Speaker: Last week Statistics Canada reported that real domestic product increased in every province and territory in 2010….an impressive record and a testimonial to the outstanding economic stewardship of our government in 2010 and previous years. … 

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October 19, 2011 Draft Statement Dennis Patterson, Senator for Nunavut Honourable Senators, I rise today to speak of the MacKenzie Gas Project. This project was first conceived over 40 years ago.  Now it’s time has come. It has received rigorous … 

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September 29, 2011 Honourable Senators, two airplanes have crashed in the Arctic in the past two months. The first, the crash of a First Air Boeing 737 200 series, at Resolute Bay, within two kilometers of the airport, on August …

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September 26, 2011 Honourable Senators, as you know, Nunavut is by far Canada’s largest jurisdiction. It also Canada’s most isolated jurisdiction. The 30,000 people of Nunavut live in 25 remote communities with no roads linking them together. But we now … 

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On the Occasion of the Visit of the Prime Minister and Dignitaries to Meadowbank Gold Mine, near Baker Lake, Nunavut August 23, 2011 I am very happy to be here. I would like to welcome all the guests travelling with the …

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February 10, 2011 Baffinland Iron Mine Hon. Dennis Glen Patterson: Honourable senators, I would like to join His Honour in welcoming Speaker Okalik. There have been significant events that have recently occurred in Nunavut and, indeed, in the international marketplace …