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Qikiqtarjuaq suffers economically from lack of boat dock, Keyootak says

The failure to construct a long-sought-after boat dock is damaging Qikiqtarjuaq’s economy and employment opportunities, says Uqqummiut MLA Pauloosie Keyootak. The lack of marine infrastructure means ships carrying turbot and shrimp are unable to offload their catch in Qikiqtarjuaq. Many of these fishing vessels offload in Greenland or in Newfoundland instead, said Keyootak. “These are […]