Mary River: if financial viability is a factor, then prove it

Regulators should demand that Baffinland produce financial evidence

Nunavut’s system for regulating industrial development, born within the 1993 Nunavut land claims agreement, has likely never faced a greater test than the twisting, turning series of environmental and socio-economic assessments for the Mary River iron mine over the past 10 years. This was on full public display in Iqaluit earlier this month, when the…

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Northern tax reform: an unfinished task

“The federal government should use the tax system to design a northern travel benefit that’s available to all tax-filers”

Nunavut’s failing airlines

“There is no one who matters less to northern airlines than the individual air traveller who uses his or her own money to pay”