Supreme court set to hear seismic testing case next week – here’s a primer

Clyde River, Nunavut will be fighting seismic testing next week at the supreme court. Here’s a primer.

Kent Driscoll
APTN National News
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear an appeal from the people of Clyde River, Nunavut.

Their battle to stop seismic testing in the waters off their community has now become a watershed case for Indigenous rights about development.

Here’s a primer on what the court will be considering.

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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.

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