Vladimir Putin

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Diamonds in Canada. The Ekati Diamond Mine. BHP Biliton Diamonds Inc. The opportunities shared by the people of the North as a result of the development of the diamond industry. Canadian diamonds now reliably available at retail outlets across the country and making inroads around the world. Contributing positively to Canada's balance of trade. A picture of the industry today, with some background and history. The rarity of diamond-producing regions. The growth of the Canadian diamond industry. Developing the industry in Canada's north and the challenges faced. The world diamond market - some facts and figures. Some successes and achievements. The Kimberly process. Concluding remarks.