Feds want more from Agnico hovercraft plan

If Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. wants to pursue using hovercraft at its Meadowbank and Amaruq sites near Baker Lake, it has to go back to the drawing board. NIRB suggested in April that if the company wants to pursue the project, it should produce a new proposal to address public concerns on the hovercrafts’ potential...
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Michele LeTourneau
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.