David Black: Kitimat Oil Refinery Will Create 'Thousands' Of Jobs

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DAVID BLACK REFINERY JOBS
David Black, founder of Victoria-based Black Press, surprised many last week when he called a news conference and proposed a $13-billion oil refinery in the province’s north. (Alamy) | Alamy

David Black, founder of Victoria-based Black Press, surprised many last week when he called a news conference and proposed a $13-billion oil refinery in the province's north.

The 66-year-old chairman of the company that operates more than 150 newspapers across North America and Hawaii said he was ready to pay the environmental-assessment costs for such a project, which he believes will create thousands of jobs, especially for young people.

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