In under two months:128 job cuts at Snap Lake (90 more expected with contractors).
more than 20 lay-offs at Arctic Sunwest Charters.
5 lay-offs at Arsalanian Diamond polishers.
Laurelton plant closes... 25 jobs lost...
Summit Air job losses.
With the halting of mineral exploration in the territory as commodity prices nose dive and with the NWT's diamond industry (see, we are a one-trick pony) yielding expansion until this economy turns itself around, people are losing work left, right and right and left of centre.
But nary a word seems to be heard. Not in the legislative assembly, not from the public. People should be angry. People should be demanding action, shouldn't they?
Well, at least we're not hearing any of this...
We'll have to wait and see if it gets to this, though.
Well, back to the pile in the meantime...