A 'canary in the coal mine' for Arctic development

Feds to rule on foreign-owned mining megaproject on Baffin Island.

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Photo
Jaykolasie Killiktee, then-mayor of Pond Inlet, speaks at a community meeting about Baffinland’s Mary River iron project in 2012.
Marie-Danielle Smith
Published: Wednesday, 07/01/2015 12:00 am EDT

The Canadian government is reviewing a proposal that could set the tone for how it handles foreign investment and development in the North moving forward.

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