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Key plank in Harper’s Arctic plan rests with energy board

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has invested considerable political capital in northern development and, as in the past, will travel to the North this summer to underscore his government’s commitment to the vast region.

But a key plank in that economic development plan – the production of offshore oil and gas – now rests in the hands of the National Energy Board.