September 18, 2013 | Volume 100 / Number 381

Canadians Hope To Tap Into Bakken

Sen. Max Baucus took the stage with Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer on Monday at the Montana Economic Development Summit in Butte to announce big news for the Bakken.

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Baucus and Doer unveiled a trade mission from Manitoba this November that will bring Canadian companies to the booming oil region in eastern Montana on Nov. 6 and 7.

The Bakken oil boom has brought a wealth of jobs and opportunity to Eastern Montana. At the same time, rapid population growth has put a strain on local communities, infrastructure, law enforcement and more. The Canadian trade mission will open the door for new inv...

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