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North Baffin community loses trust in Baffinland over traditional knowledge use – CBC

Jun 19, 2019

Inuit organization introduces land use study to mining technical meetings

The communities of Pond Inlet and Igloolik say they’re concerned by Baffinland Iron Mines’ use of Inuit traditional knowledge — Igloolik’s working group even said they’d lost trust in the mining company.

Baffinland’s Mary River iron mine is in technical meetings run by the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) this week in Iqaluit, because the mine wants approval to double the amount of iron ore it can produce.

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