NIRB sends hearing participants home

Move comes after chief public health officer announces case of COVID-19 in Iqaluit

UpdatedUpdated at 9:15 p.m. The Nunavut Impact Review Board has suspended its hearing into Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.’s expansion proposal, and has begun the process of sending participants home after the territory confirmed Iqaluit’s first case of COVID-19 late Wednesday night. Hours after the announcement, the board sent out a notice calling for the “immediate...

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