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REPORTING · 15th November 2010
Walter McFarlane
Mary Murphy explained she came to Kitimat while the community was still being developed. She expressed most her family lives in Kitimat while those who do not live in town wish to return here. She expressed there are no jobs which fit their credentials. She also expressed she has done many jobs in a male dominated industry.

ďIíve been involved in forest round table talks, stood on picket lines to bring focus on exporting our resources and logs. Iíve been very vocal in utilizing and establishing resources to create jobs in our country and in our community. I was successful in meeting various levels of government worked hard with citizens of Kitimat to open up mines and government involvement. Iíve never accomplished a major project on my own. Itís always been with the support and hard work of a combined working group,Ē said Murphy.

She explained she was committed to economic development without closing doors. She wanted to keep promoting retirement without labelling the town. She is committed to both industrial and environmental excellent.