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Global News: How Estevan is coping with a new economic reality

The good times weren’t all that long ago in southeast Saskatchewan.

Business was hot in May 2012, when Global National‘s Crystal Goomansingh reported on what caught her eye right away in Estevan: massive job boards that were “absolutely everywhere.”

New jobs and new construction made it the place to be. Jackie Wall, the Estevan Chamber of Commerce executive director called it a “huge, huge boom.”

Until it all ended.

Since oil prices plummeted, the number of active drilling rigs is down 27 per cent from the same time last year.

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