Inuvik meat wastage

Environment officials in Inuvik found about 90 kilograms of caribou meat dumped in multiple sites around the town. (Department of Environment and Natural Resources)

The Northwest Territories’ Department of Environment is investigating allegations of meat wastage in Inuvik after about 90 kilograms of caribou meat was found dumped in multiple sites around the town.   

The department is asking the public to come forward with any information.  

It says all meat from big game animals must be used, including necks and ribs.

Only the head, lower legs, internal parts and meat damaged from gunshots can be left behind.

Anyone with information can call 1-866-762-2437 anonymously.