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Alaska Governor Walker, British Columbia premier sign cooperative deal

Staff writer ▼ | November 27, 2015
Alaska Governor Bill Walker and British Columbia Premier Christy Clark have signed an agreement to work together on issues of shared interest.
Bill Walker
Cooperation   The ongoing discussion over Canadian mining
This is including the ongoing discussion over Canadian mining impacts on Alaska waters. In a release, Walker said it's important the state foster good relationships with its trading partners and neighbors as it works to improve its economy.

Clark said the province and Alaska have a long history of working together. She says the memorandum provides for more collaboration to ensure the protection, conservation and enhancement of the shared environment and a better future for residents.

The memorandum comes as the two sides look at ways to address Alaska concerns about the impact of Canadian mining on waters flowing into the state.