Senators are visiting the North this week to glean information for a study on renewable and non-renewable energy development in the three territories.

The visiting senators are members of the standing senate committee on energy, the environment and natural resources. They have plans to meet with various players involved in the energy sector, including industry, aboriginal and territorial representatives, and environmental and community leaders, from May 9 to 16. The senators will also stop in the smaller communities, such as Kimmirut, to gain “a better understanding of energy challenges facing local people.”

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Senators visit North