Preserving Parks

1984 CARC persuades the Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister (formerly the Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs) to refuse development permits for a deep-sea port and a quarry within the proposed boundary of the Ivvavik National Park (formerly Northern Yukon National Park). Ivvavik means ‘a place for birth’ in Inuvialuktun and protects a portion of the porcupine caribou calving grounds.

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