SvN in Iqaluit for Public Consultation Project

SvN Principal John van Nostrand, Madeleine Redfern of Ajungi Arctic Consulting and Project Manager Sheldon Nimchuk of Qikiqtaaluk Corp. recently met with a group of Iqaluit residents to discuss a proposed development project for the downtown area. In his article in Nunatsiaq Online, Peter Varga writes, “Housing and hotel capacity dominated questions from Iqaluit residents Feb. 19, when Qikiqtaaluk Corp. gave the public a first look at its plans for developing 16.2 hectares of Inuit-owned lands along Federal Rd.”

You can read the whole article on the Nunatsiaq Online website: Iqaluit residents question QC about proposed new housing, new hotel

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