Nunatsiavut, province meet over Labrador ferry dispute – CBC

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201962 Views

Parties have different take on meeting’s productivity, discussions to continue

Oct 03, 2019

As the Kamutik W remains stranded in Rigolet — and along with it, its cargo, crew and passengers — the provincial and Inuit governments are still trying to come to an agreement over solutions to frequent delays along the northern Labrador coast ferry route.

Transportation Minister Steve Crocker sat down with Nunatsiavut leaders Thursday afternoon to hash out a fix to the frequent weather-related delays, telling reporters it was a “productive meeting” and calling Nunatsiavut’s concerns valid.

“We knew from Day 1 with the transition of service this year that there would be growing pains,” he said. “We’ll make sure that the necessary freight gets to the north coast.”

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