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Should Inuit organizations buy into mining companies? Regional leaders weigh in – Nunatsiaq News

May 18, 2022

Audience member brings up question during forum at Nunavut Mining Symposium

One possible picture of the future of mining in Nunavut was presented to Inuit leaders during last week’s Nunavut Mining Symposium.

“Has there been any plans, or thought, or discussions in place for Inuit to be shareholders to these big [mining] companies,” asked an audience member during the Listen to our Leaders forum on May 10.

Inuit organizations becoming shareholders of a company would mean those organizations would have gain part ownership of that company. If an Inuit association were to procure a sizeable amount of shares, it could potentially have the ability to influence decision making in that company.

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