It’s a tough file’: Nunavut’s land use plan to get 4th draft – CBC

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 2019205 Views

Jan 10, 2019

Nunavut Planning Commission accepting responses to written comments on draft plan until Jan. 25

The Nunavut Planning Commission says it’s going to start work on the fourth draft of a territory-wide land use plan.

It will lay out what parts of the territory are open for exploration and resource development, what areas require some level of environmental protection, and what areas are completely off limits.

To complete the new draft, the commission says it needs more money from the federal government and it plans to ask for it in the next two weeks.

“It is up to Canada to fund the commission adequately and to support the commission to be successful,” said its executive director Sharon Ehaloak.

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