Iqaluit sees influx of federal leaders ahead of fall election

In the last two weeks, four federal cabinet ministers and the prime minister have visited Iqaluit, each touting projects and federal spending.

But each visit is not the same, Kent Driscoll reports.

Some announcements included new money for the territory. Others reiterated previously-committed funding. And others yet were to say sorry to Inuit.

kdriscoll.ca

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.