Estimated to cost $12 million to build, the new camp, which will be close to Pinawa, is expected to house 260 children between 13 and 17.
It’s good economic news for Pinawa, according to town mayor, Blair Skinner. “There will be opportunities for our young people to get jobs as counsellors,” he is quoted as saying by the CBC. “And also, an opportunity for our businesses to supply the goods and services they are going to need on an ongoing basis.”
The camp is expected to open in 2012.
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