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Interview Tuesday: Bob Mcleod

interview tuesday: We rely a lot on ice roads, according to National Observer. Their life span is getting shorter and shorter, he said. It's getting harder to resupply our communities, Bob McLeod said in an interview Tuesday from Saskatoon, where he spoke at the Pacific Northwest Economic Region summit. McLeod noted fuel had to be flown in to three communities last year. And disappearing wildlife has made it tougher to put food on the table. ; A lot of people can only afford to live in the Arctic because they're able to harvest their food off the land, McLeod said. Declining rainfall meant reservoirs didn't replenish enough for two hydroelectric facilities to run, meaning diesel generators had to be fired up. ( As reported in the news.