Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Results from Nunavut's Land Referendum Voters went to the polls Monday to decide whether municipal lands can be sold in their community

By Sima Sahar Zerehi, CBC News Posted: May 09, 2016 6:27 PM CT
The results from Nunavut's historic referendum on whether municipal lands can be bought and sold have come in.
Quick guide to the Nunavut Land Referendum
A Yes vote would mean that hamlet and city councils would be able to sell municipal lots to individuals or companies. A No vote would mean continuing to lease them for a fee.

Voters in each hamlet decided for their own community. Here are the results:
Full list at Link. 
Excerpted areas of interest:
Grise Fiord: Yes: 4 votes No: 29 votes — Voter turnout: 60 per cent. (Corrected results as confirmed by Image on left)
​Iqaluit: YES: 362 votes NO: 833 votes — Voter turnout: 29 per cent.
Resolute: YES: Eight votes NO: 45 votes — Voter turnout 53 per cent.

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