The Iqaluit dump and a burn that won’t end

Iqaluit’s landfill fire has been going since May 20.

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Iqaluit’s landfill fire has been going since May 20.

This is day 114 that the dump has been burning.

Firefighting efforts began last week and, as APTN’s Kent Driscoll reports from Iqaluit, things are actually starting to look better on the western side of Frobisher Bay.

Video Journalist / Iqaluit

Kent has been APTN’s Nunavut correspondent since 2007. In that time he has closely covered Inuit issues, including devolution and the controversial Nutrition North food subsidy. He has also worked for CKIQ-FM in Iqaluit and as a reporter for Nunavut News North.