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Canada to clean up biggest abandoned mines in the north

Canada says it will invest C$2.2 billion (US$1.6 billion) over 15 years to clean up the eight largest abandoned mines in the Yukon and Northwest Territories.

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The abandoned Faro mine in Yukon

Crown-Indigenous relations minister Carolyn Bennett announced the new northern abandoned mine reclamation programme this week.