51 long dry days: Iqaluit’s water crisis has no end in sight – APTN News

51 long dry days: Iqaluit’s water crisis has no end in sight – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202151 Views

You can tell that the ongoing water crisis in Iqaluit is beginning to wear on people. Fifty-one days without being able to drink the water will do that to a community.

As people wait for Iqaluit Mayor Kenny Bell in the lobby of Iqaluit City Hall, a man comes in looking for someone to renew his business license.

The person assigned to that has been covering off for other staff during the water crisis. The man leaves, but returns during the interview to ask why he can’t get his business license renewed until Monday.

Bell answers before the receptionist can, “We’re in an emergency here, people have been reassigned. He’ll be back on Monday,” Bell says.

Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/national-news/iqaluits-water-crisis-nunavut-problems-military/

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