Thursday, July 27, 2017

Canada's Supreme Court halts seismic testing near Inuit hamlet

Canada

A tiny Inuit hamlet in Canada's northern territory of Nunavut has won a landmark indigenous consultation case in Canada's top court.


The Supreme Court ruled that oil and gas exploration near the community of Clyde River cannot go ahead.


The unanimous decision stated Canada failed in its duty to consult the tiny Inuit hamlet about the impact of seismic testing near their community.


The court heard the case in November.


Full story at http://bbc.in/2eRFVgp


Source: BBC News


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