Lifting of lockdown helps restaurants in COVID-free Nunavut regions

Iqaluit and Cambridge Bay restaurants can now seat at 50 per cent capacity

Owners and staff at two new Nunavut restaurants, one in Iqaluit and the other at the other end of the territory in Cambridge Bay, are breathing easier after the Nov. 30 announcement that restrictions limiting them to serving takeout would be lifted. On Wednesday, food service and licensed establishments in the Kitikmeot and Qikiqtani regions...

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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)