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Nunatsiavut takes the province to court over details of a land-use plan

Nunatsiavut is taking the province to court. For years, the two governments have been hammering out a land-use plan, trying to decide how Inuit settlement areas can be used. But there’s one area north of Nain the two sides just can’t seem to agree on. It’s called the Iron Strand near Torngat Mountains National Park. Nunatsiavut wants the area preserved. But there is potential to develop a garnet mine in the area. Neither Nunatsiavut nor the provincial government are commenting on the court case. To find out more, Labrador Morning’s Bailey White reached Jim Lyall, a past-president of Nunatsiavut who worked on the land-use plan.

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