Massive Nunavut mining project closer to reality

It is one of the most ambitious and expensive mining projects in Canadian history.

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It is one of the most ambitious and expensive mining projects in Canadian history.

Baffinland Corporation wants to mine a huge deposit of iron ore in Nunavut.

To do so, they also want to build a railway and Arctic port.

Late last week, the company received a nod of approval from the territory, bringing the project one step closer to reality.

APTN National News reporter Malaya Qaunirq Chapman has more.

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Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.

1 thought on “Massive Nunavut mining project closer to reality

  1. This is pure lunacy. This is the worst thing that could happen to our people, our land and our planet. We need to stop fighting for our share and start fighting for our lives. The ancestors warned, When they start digging for the dirty rocks in the North were done!

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