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Iqaluit council approves permit for Nunavut’s $300 million airport project – Nunatsiaq News

December 19, 2013

P3 consortium offers to pay partial cost of Federal Road repairs

Iqaluit City Council cleared the way for the start of construction on the territorial government’s new Iqaluit airport Dec. 18, after winning some concessions from the developer on fixing the Federal Road and other infrastructure tied to the $300-million project.

Conditions attached to the project’s development permit, which council approved unanimously, include paying some of the costs of re-paving and doing other work on the Federal Road and other roads leading to the new airport terminal, which will be located near the old Ukkivik resident building.

“That was a great added bonus for sure,” said Coun. Kenny Bell, chair of the city’s planning and development committee of the whole.

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