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Community members ‘excited’ about Kivalliq road: Minister – Nunatsiaq News

Feb 26, 2024

All-weather route would connect region’s communities to each other

People in the Kivalliq region want to see a road through their region, says David Akeeagok, Nunavut’s minister of economic development and transportation.

“Kivallirmiut are excited about the possibility of being connected to each other and reducing the cost of essential goods and services,” he said Feb. 23 in the legislative assembly.

He rose to announce the completion of consultations about the possibility of a 725-kilometre all-season road that would connect Chesterfield Inlet, Rankin Inlet, Whale Cove and Arviat, with a 320-kilometre extension to Baker Lake.

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