Nunavut board allowed mining exploration on Bathurst caribou calving grounds
A second exploration company is making plans to work inside Nunavut's caribou calving grounds — this time on the range of the dwindling Bathurst herd.
And once again, it happened with the approval of the Nunavut Impact Review Board, and against the advice of the N.W.T. government.
Last spring Tundra Copper sought, and received, permission to search for copper on the Bluenose East calving grounds.