YK’s Giant Mine leaves toxic legacy

Yellowknife’s Giant Mine was at one time the economic driving force behind the Northwest Territories.

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Yellowknife’s Giant Mine was at one time the economic driving force behind the Northwest Territories.

The Giant gold mine has been closed for years, but it is still filled with hundreds of tonnes of arsenic.

The federal government is in the process of cleaning up the mess.

As APTN National News reporter Cullen Crozier reports, the legacy of the mine will remain for years.

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