Pond Inlet protesters say mine expansion ignores N

2022-04-05
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Protests continue in Pond Inlet, Nunavut, on SaturdayThe first quarter of this year. We, as a two-week environmental hearing on an expansion at the Mary River iron ore mine wraps upThe country kep.???

At noon Saturday, around 50 residents gathered outside the community hall where the hearings are happening. It was –?32 C with the windchill, according to Environment Canada.??

“We protested and chanted, ‘Nunavut Land Claims Agreement, protect our rights, protect our people, protect our animals’,” said resident Sheena Akoomalik.?

At the protest, she brandished a copy of the Nunavut AgreementrelatedStories. She said the legal agreement between Nunavut Inuit and the Canadian government, and its protections for land and harvesting rightsBrown said, are being?ignored.?

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