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Federal minister touts new PrairiesCan office in Prince Albert as way to increase development in the nort

 By Bailey Sutherland  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Province of Saskatchewan has unveiled a new PrairiesCan service office in Prince Albert that will be focused on supporting an enhanced, community-based approach to economic development for northern communities. Dan Vandal, the federal minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada and the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, announced Friday that seven new regional PrairiesCan offices have opened across the prairies, including the one located inside the Sask. Polytech Prince Albert campus. As part of the grand opening, $1,755,000 in federal funding will be provided for two projects that support community renewal in Prince Albert and improve access to northern Saskatchewan communities. The City of Prince Albert received $142,500 through the Canada Community Revitalization Fund to improve the accessibility of Little Red River

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