Clyde River HTO calls for additional five years to oil and gas moratorium in Arctic waters

In a late 2018 letter to the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB), the Nangmautaq Clyde River Hunters and Trappers Organization called for the federal government’s moratorium on new offshore oil and gas licences to be extended for another five years. That letter is a response to a request for input on the Strategic Environmental Assessment...
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Michele LeTourneau first arrived at NNSL's headquarters in Yellowknife in1998, with a BA honours in Theatre. For four years she documented the arts across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Following a very short stint as a communications officer with the Government of the Northwest Territories, Michele spent a decade at a community-based environmental monitoring board in the mining industry, where she worked with Inuit, Chipewyan, Tlicho, Yellowknives Dene and Metis elders to help develop traditional knowledge and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit contributions for monitoring and management plans. She rejoined NNSL and moved to Iqaluit in May 2014 to write for Nunavut News. Michele has received a dozen awards for her work with NNSL.