The Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) public hearing in Pond Inlet (Nunavut) to assess Baffinland’s revised Early Revenue Phase proposal and Environmental Review for the Mary River iron ore mining project.
Day 1 (January 27, 2014)
IsumaTV’s Digital Indigenous Democracy’s presentation by Zacharias Kunuk and Jonathan Frantz (in English)
Nunavut Independent Television is Canada's first artist-run media centre located in a remote Inuit community. Based in Igloolik, NITV promotes creation and exhibition of Inuit video art linking Nunavut communities through internet television channels on IsumaTV.… Read more
UPDATETONIGHT Wednesday June 6th 8-10pm: Walrus, Wildlife and Baffinland? • What do hunters think about Baffinland’s supertankers and marine mammals? • Will shipping through Foxe Basin damage the wildlife? Is it safe?
Tune in TONIGHT, May 30, from 8-10 pm EST to listen to the next online call-in radio show in the series Nipivut Nunatinnii Our Voice at Home, broadcast locally and worldwide by Igloolik Community Radio Online at www.isuma.tv/DID/radio/igloolik. Zacharias Kunuk, Igloolik Hamlet Councilor and representative to the Board of Qiki… Read more
DID News Alert May 28, 2012. With the July community hearings coming soon, Baffinland presented a document called “"What to Expect When You Are Expecting," on May 3rd in Iqaluit. In this document, the company explains how the public hearings will take place.… Read more
DID News Alert On May 15th the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA), an independent economic regulator under the authority of the Canadian Parliament that regulates air, rail and marine transportation according to the Canada Transport Act, met to discuss the Baffinland Mary River project’s railway and marine transportation plan.
DID News Alert“Nunavut’s lands and natural resources rightfully belong to Nunavummiut to develop and protect…reclaiming the ability to make decisions about how our lands and resources are managed is the next chapter in building self-reliance.” These are Nunavut Premier Eva Aariak’s words concerning… Read more
Listen LIVE online to Igloolik Community Radio Wednesday May 23rd at 8PM for a follow-up show on NIRB and the upcoming Public Hearings in July, with NIRB's Amanda Hanson and human rights lawyer Lloyd Lipsett answering questions live online. Follow link here: www.isuma.tv/hi/en/did/radio/igloolik