City of Iqaluit warns people to be mindful of fox traps
Fox traps must not be within a 1.6-km radius of any building or infrastructure; it is also illegal to tamper with traps
The City of Iqaluit is reminding people to be cautious when out on the land because there are fox traps in the area.
In a news release Tuesday, the city asked people to make sure their pets and children are cautious as well. According to domestic animal control bylaws, animals must be leashed and controlled at all times.
Hunters and trappers must avoid putting traps within a 1.6-kilometre radius of any building or structure, according to the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.
It is illegal to spring or interfere with set traps, the city’s release stated.
For more information, contact the local wildlife office at 867-975-7700.