Aglukkaq turns fiscal faucet, pours water money into Rankin

Hamlet to get booster station, waste-water treatment scheme


Nunavut MP Leona Aglukkaq visited Rankin Inlet July 8 to announce $10.9 million in upgrades to the hamlet’s water system.

The money, to be split between the federal and territorial governments, will pay for a water booster station and a waste-water treatment system.

“This two-phased project will provide the required infrastructure for future housing development in Rankin Inlet,” Lorne Kusugak, the Government of Nunavut’s minister of Community and Government Services said in a news release.

“Sustainable water and waste-water infrastructure is vital in establishing and constructing these new homes as well as the Rankin Inlet correctional facility.”

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