The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

November 27, 2013 08:15 ET

The Fraser Institute: How Can Energy Development Help First Nations Prosper? New Study on Thursday, November 28

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Nov. 27, 2013) - The Fraser Institute will release a new study Thursday, November 28 examining how oil and gas development can help lower the unemployment rate among First Nations and bring prosperity to remote communities.

The study notes the hundreds of major resource projects planned for Canada over the next decade, and the fact that every project affects at least one First Nations community.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Thursday, November 28.

The full report will also be available as a free PDF download at

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of 86 think-tanks. Its mission is to measure, study, and communicate the impact of competitive markets and government intervention on the welfare of individuals. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit

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