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Inuit Impact Benefit Agreement

QIA and Baffinland sign the Inuit Impact and Benifit Agreement for the Mary Rvier mining project in Iqaluit on September 6, 2013.

Camera: Aacharias Kunuk

Editor: Carol Kunnuk

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October 9, 2013

Mary River Project: IIBA

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association realsed on September 6th, 2013 this summary of their Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreement (IIBA) with Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation for the Mary River Project.

The plan language guide is not binding and the actual IIBA has not been made available to the public.




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September 9, 2013

Final Baffinland hearings wrap up in Nunavut, Inuit filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk is in the middle, cbc.ca

The final hearings into Baffinland's project wrapped up on the weekend.... Inuit filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk is in the middle of capturing the life and land of Nunavut on film. "What I want to do is record the wildlife, the land, the beauty of the land," he said. "That's the project we're doing right now – to record it now, elders who are living now, and do it again in 10 years" ... Besides documenting the environmental change, Kunuk has hired a human rights lawyer to study the project. See full story at Zacharias Kunuk hires human rights lawyer.

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August 1, 2012