Baker Lake


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Baker Lake,

c.1,000 sq mi (2,590 sq km), Nunavut Territory, Canada, W of Chesterfield Inlet of Hudson Bay. It has a post of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police at its western end.
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Mikkungwak worked as an inspector for the Kivalliq Inuit Association, an alcohol and drug specialist for Nunavut's Department of Health and Social Services, a court interpreter, and deputy mayor of Baker Lake.
The only snowmobile lies at the bottom of Baker Lake. It did not belong to the Mountie, but to Scottie, an Inuit with all the entrepreneurial spirit of his father, the former factor at the Hudson's Bay post.
In the late 1970s, ITC-supported Baker Lake residents unsuccessfully attempted to use the court system to halt exploration for uranium near their community.
Why haul tons of supplies all the way from Fort Reliance on Slave Lake via Pike's Portage and Artillery Lake rather than from Baker Lake? The answer, in part, is that Hoare wanted a chance to see the western reaches of the sanctuary en route.
He spent two eight-month terms working at Agnico-Eagle's Meadowbank Mine in the Baker Lake area of Nuna-vut drilling, logging, splitting and hauling core.
Agnico-Eagle's Meadowbank gold mine, located near Baker Lake, has in many ways acted as a testing ground for those considering mineral development in Nunavut.
has completed staking of more ground in the prolific Kiggavik uranium camp west of Baker Lake, Nunavut.
Dejaeger, who is originally from Belgium, pied guilty in 1990 to nine counts of sexual and indecent assault in Baker Lake, NWT (now part of Nunavut) and was sentenced to five years in prison.
Our final schedule consisted of four communities--Iqaluit, Baker Lake, Gjoa Haven and Cambridge Bay--eight schools and 14 shows: A total return trip from Newfoundland of 7,600 kilometres over nine days.
Baker Lake Lodge: 9 rooms in large lodge located north of Concrete.
Further aiding the Baker River's salmon population is the "floating surface collector" that PSE completed in 2008 for trapping juvenile salmon in Baker Lake on their way to sea.
Nunavut Sue MacIsaac Community Services Librarian Nunavut Public Library Services PO Box 270 Baker Lake NU X0C 0A0 Tel: 867 793-3350 Fax: 867 793-3360 smacisaac@gov.nu.ca