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Nunavut announces state of emergency over Iqaluit water shortage – National
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Nunavut announces state of emergency over Iqaluit water shortage – National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 19, 2022 11:04 am Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Nunavut government has declared a two-week state of emergency over a water shortage in Iqaluit. Joanna Quassa, the acting minister of community and government services, said Friday it’s meant to ensure the city can get necessary regulatory approvals to immediately begin replenishing its reservoir.The city declared its own state of emergency last week due to a lack of precipitation and flows into the Apex River, Iqaluit’s secondar...