In April, Premier Eva Aariak signed a memorandum with mining company Agnico-Eagle, who operate the Meadowbank gold mine near Baker Lake, to invest in mining-related curriculum for Nunavut high schools. Aariak has stated that since there are new job opportunities for Nunavummiut in the mining sector, schools should team up with companies to offer training.… Read more
On November 18th the organization Nunavummiut Makitagunarningit introduced anti-uranium activists to an Iqaluit audience. Here Sandra Inutiq, Chairperson of the organization opens up the presentation. In Inuktitut.