Community roundtable on Baffinland expansion begins

Brian Penney, president of Baffinland Iron Mines Corp., is shown speaking from Ottawa today on a screen in the Frobisher Inn in Iqaluit. Penney was addressing community members and intervenors involved in the Nunavut Impact Review Board’s assessment of Baffinland’s phase-two expansion plans. Today is the first day of the community roundtable and pre-conference hearing. These meetings are being conducted from Pond Inlet, with remote hubs in Iqaluit, Winnipeg and Ottawa. Participants are also listening in on a teleconference line. The meetings are scheduled to run until 5 p.m. this Thursday. (Photo by Meagan Deuling)

By Meagan Deuling
Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

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