Company that operates most of Nunavut's grocery stores asks City of Iqaluit to pay off its water debt

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The company that operates most of Nunavut’s grocery stores asked the City of Iqaluit to pay off the debt the company had accumulated on its water bills late last year.

The North West Company says it accumulated more than $50,000 in water bills because of a leaking pipe. 

The company did not reply to inquiries from CBC. 

Following an Iqaluit council meeting Tuesday where the company presented to councillors, deputy mayor Kimberly Smith told CBC the request seemed “a little preposterous.”

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“They’re a company who today’s market value is $1.9 billion,” Smith said.

Smith said the city is still in a water crisis and residents should still

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