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Trending Towards Uranium in Baker Lake, Nunavut

Saturday, October 28th, 2006

Oct 28, 2006: 15 years ago, Baker Lake rejected a bid by Cogema Resources for a proposed uranium mine (Kiggavik-Sissons) 80 kilometers west of the community. The new parent company, Areva, has recently opened up a public relations office in the town to raise community support and renew their bid. Titan Uranium is also meeting [...]

Lutsel K’e and Parks Canada agree to National Park in NWT

Thursday, October 26th, 2006

In a signing ceremony on Oct. 13, 2006, Lutsel K’e and Parks Canada agree to creation of a new park in the East Arm of Great Slave Lake and adjoining lands. Previously opposed 30 years ago, because it was thought such a park would interfere with hunting rights, Lutsel K’e has reversed its decision. The [...]