AREVA Hosts Third Community Liaison Committe Meeting of the Year in Baker Lake

CLC Meeting - July 2013On August 12 the Kiggavik Project Community Liaison Committee held its third meeting of the year in Baker Lake. There were 7 representatives of community organizations such as the trappers and hunters, elders and education in attendance along with two AREVA employees. The meeting started with the formal approval of the June 23, 2014 meeting minutes, which are available in English and Inuktitut. The meeting continued with a discussion on the status of the Kiggavik exploration field season. Barry McCallum, Manager Nunavut Affairs reported that the exploration season would likely be completed in early September this year. He also noted that the Kiggavik Project team was making progress on the preparation of the Final Environmental Impact Statement and expected to be able to submit it to the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) in late September. During the meeting the group took some time to review the monthly Kiggavik Wildlife Reports for June and July 2014. Finally the attendees mentioned the upcoming NIRB information sessions scheduled in Baker Lake on September 4. The minutes of this meeting will be made public once they are approved at the next meeting, likely in the fall.