OHS Insider Month in Review – September 2017: Nunavut



Wildlife Conservation
Sept. 1: Last year, the Nunavut government raised eyebrows by dropping plans to ban development in caribou calf breeding grounds in favour of a system allowing for case-by-case approval. Now the media is reporting that in so doing, the cabinet pooh-poohed the advice of its own wildlife experts. “It’s a sad day for caribou today,” the then-deputy minister of Environment reportedly wrote upon learning of the policy reversal.