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NEWS: Nunavut July 24, 2017 - 7:55 am

Photo: Questions about mining projects in the Kivalliq? Ask ‘em

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Rankin Inlet elder Jack Kabvitok asks questions about gravel pit remediation to mining representatives present at a July 28 meeting in the Kivalliq hamlet. The Kivalliq Inuit Association and Agnico Eagle Mines hosted the session to field questions from residents on project impacts. Starting Aug. 1, the KIA will host a community consultations across the region on mining royalty investment and spending. “KIA will give all Kivalliq Inuit the opportunity to give their input into how they was the net smelter returns (NSR) funds used and what types of programming is important to their community,” KIA president David Ningeongan said in a release. The consultations get underway in Whale Cove Aug. 1 and wrap up in Rankin Inlet Aug. 24. See www.kivalliqinuit.ca for more details. (PHOTO BY NOEL KALUDJAK)
Rankin Inlet elder Jack Kabvitok asks questions about gravel pit remediation to mining representatives present at a July 28 meeting in the Kivalliq hamlet. The Kivalliq Inuit Association and Agnico Eagle Mines hosted the session to field questions from residents on project impacts. Starting Aug. 1, the KIA will host a community consultations across the region on mining royalty investment and spending. “KIA will give all Kivalliq Inuit the opportunity to give their input into how they was the net smelter returns (NSR) funds used and what types of programming is important to their community,” KIA president David Ningeongan said in a release. The consultations get underway in Whale Cove Aug. 1 and wrap up in Rankin Inlet Aug. 24. See www.kivalliqinuit.ca for more details. (PHOTO BY NOEL KALUDJAK)

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