Nunavut blockade keeps workers from Agnico Eagle mine

On Wednesday evening, workers from Rankin Inlet idle in trucks at the checkpoint leading to the Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. Meliadine gold mine, about 20 kilometres from Rankin Inlet, to prevent newly arrived staff from Quebec from getting to the site. Agnico Eagle, which operates three gold mines in Nunavut, has said it will keep Nunavut workers on site as it increases its response to COVID-19. Read more on Nunatsiaq News. (Photo by Noel Kaludjak/Twitter)

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