Agnico Eagle OK’d to bring back Nunavut workers

Mining company’s territorial workers have been paid to stay home for past 15 months

The Government of Nunavut has given Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. the green light to allow workers from the Kivalliq to return the company’s mine Meliadine and Meadowbank sites. Cate Macleod, press secretary for Joe Savikataaq, made the announcement during a COVID-19 news conference Monday. It’s been 15 months since Nunavummiut were sent home from Agnico...

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