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Emails indicate City of Iqaluit debated health department over handling of water crisis

Emails obtained through access to information


March 7, 2022
By Ground Water Canada

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Iqaluit, Nunavut – A debate between the city and the territories’ health department, about how to handle Iqaluit’s water crisis, took place last year during the emergency, according to a series of emails between the two factions. Emails obtained under Nunavut’s access-to-information legislation by the Canadian Press indicated a series of questions were asked pertaining to the safety of the community’s water. Although the city published responses to several frequently asked questions (FAQ), the municipality was criticized for what was deemed a late response. CP24 News report | READ MORE