$255M Payout A Pace-Setter

A landmark quarter-billion dollar settlement in a Nunavut dispute should spur cabinet to fairer resolution of land claims nationwide, says a lead attorney in the case. The Government of Canada will pay $255.5 million to Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. on complaints it breached terms of an Inuit claim that led to creation of the territory in 1999: “Hopefully this won’t be necessary in the future”.

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