Radio / Television News

Uvagut TV takes NIRB to court over rebroadcast ban


IGLOOLIK, Nunavut — Uvagut TV is taking its fight for the right to rebroadcast public hearings into Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.’s proposed Mary River Mine expansion to the Nunavut Court of Justice. The Inuktut-language TV channel announced today it has filed for a judicial review asking the Nunavut Court to find the Nunavut Impact Review Board’s (NIRB) refusal to grant Uvagut TV rebroadcasting rights for the public hearing to be “incorrect and unreasonable,” according to a press release. Nunavut Independent Television Network (NITV), the Igloolik-based not-for-profit that owns and operates Uvagut TV, filed a legal motion with the NIRB in...