DIAMOND CRIME

BY KEITH NUTHALL
CANADA'S Northwest Territories new found wealth in the diamond industry has fuelled concern amongst authorities in the region, as well as the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS). They fear that organised crime may be on an upswing as a result of an influx of money and people that the region has not seen since the Yukon gold rush of the Nineteenth Century. Monica Dobie reports from Montreal.

THREE years ago, the Ekati diamond mine was opened north of Yellowknife in the Lac de Gras area, a landscaoe of rugged terrain in the ...


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