$40 million in federal funding heads to Nunavut

May 19, 2018 - Nunavut

First Air will build a new cargo hangar in the capital thanks to a $12.7 million contribution from the National Trade Corridors Fund. Kugluktuk, Naujaat, Kimmirut, Whale Cove and Chesterfield Inlet are also getting new airport terminals with $22.5 million from the fund. Read More

ᒪᓕᒃᓴᕐᓂᖅ ᐊᐅᓚᖁᑎᒥᒃ

May 17, 2018 - Kivalliq

ᓕᐅ (ᑕᓕ) ᖃᓗᔾᔭᖅ ᐅᑎᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᓵᓚᖃᖅᑎᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐊᖕᒪᓗᖅᓯᓯᒪᓂᐅᔪᒧᑦ ᐱᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᓐᓇᕐᓄᑦ ᐊᕕᒃᓯᒪᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᓵᓚᖃᕋᓱᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓯᑭᑑᒃᑯᑦ ᓱᒃᑲᓴᐅᑎᓂᐅᔪᓂᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᒪᐃ 8-ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ. Read More

COLUMN: Community input a valuable commodity

May 17, 2018 - Kivalliq

It’s been quite refreshing to see Coun. Kelly Clark-Lindell soliciting community input as Rankin Inlet’s hamlet council moves cautiously and, hopefully, realistically forward on a new community centre. Read More

Naujaat cadets tackle Turtle Mountain

May 17, 2018 - Naujaat

A group of 10 Naujaat cadets took a significant step up the achievement ladder by completing their silver star expedition training at Turtle Mountain Territorial Park just outside of Winnipeg earlier this month. Read More

Meet the Rankin grads

May 16, 2018 - Rankin Inlet

Listed below are the graduates (and their fields of study) honoured during graduation ceremonies for the Kivalliq campus of Nunavut Arctic College in Rankin Inlet on April 26. Read More

ᐊᖁᓐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓄᑖᖑᔪᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ

May 16, 2018 - Kivalliq

ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᔪᖅ, ᓱᓕ ᐱᒋᐊᓕᓵᕐᓂᖓᓂ, ᐊᑭᓕᖅᓱᐃᕙᓪᓕᐊᕗᖅ ᐊᖏᔪᓂ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᖓᓐᓂ ᔮᓐ ᐊᕐᓇᓗᒃᔪᐊᖅ ᖁᑦᑎᒃᑐᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂᑦ. Read More

Kotierk to feds: Inuktut is a founding language

May 14, 2018 - Nunavut

Not long after the federal government unveiled its five-year action plan for official languages in late March, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. president Aluki Kotierk addressed the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII). Read More

Mushers make it to Pond Inlet

May 13, 2018 - Mittimatalik/Pond Inlet

Driving winds and lots of snow made it hard to travel, but the eight mushers and their dog teams made it to Pond Inlet from Iglulik at the end of the Nunavut Quest on April 29. Read More

Canadrill three-peats at Toonik Tyme

May 11, 2018 - Rankin Inlet

Rankin Inlet (Team Canadrill) defeated Ottawa 5-4 in a dramatic shootout to claim the A Division of the 2018 Toonik Tyme senior men’s hockey championship in Iqaluit this past month. Read More

ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᐊᓕᐊᓇᐃᒋᔭᖃᖅᐳᑦ ᐅᔭᒥᒃᑕᒥᓂᑦ ᐊᔪᙱᓐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓵᓚᖃᕋᓱᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ

May 10, 2018 - Kivalliq

ᑕᓪᓕᒪᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᐅᔪᑦ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑉ ᔮᓐ ᐊᕐᓇᓗᒃᔪᐊᖅ ᖁᑦᑎᒃᑐᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖓᓐᓂ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᐅᔾᔨᔪᐃᓐᓇᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐅᔭᒥᖕᓂᑦ 13-ᖓᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᐊᔪᙱᓐᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᓵᓚᖃᕋᓱᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂ ᐊᐃᑉᕆᓕ 29-ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ. Read More

COLUMN: A true community effort

May 10, 2018 - Kivalliq

There are times something not so hot happens in a Kivalliq hamlet and one’s positivity can take a fairly serious hit, depending on how long you’ve called the region home. Read More

ᐃᒻᒥᖕᓂᑦ ᐃᓕᑦᑎᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᓃᑦ

May 9, 2018 - Kivalliq

ᖃᔅᓯᐊᕐᔪᖕᓂ ᖁᕕᐊᖅᑐᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᒥᒥᑯ ᑲᓇᑕᒥᐅᑕᓂᑦ ᒥᒥᑯ, ᐋᓐᑎᐊᕆᐅᒥ. ᕿᒪᐃᖕᒪᑕ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᐅᓪᓗᓂᑦ-10-ᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᐅᔪᒥ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. Read More

Party time in Rankin

May 9, 2018 - Rankin Inlet

Children of all ages were treated to a great time during the annual Pakallak Tyme festivities in Rankin Inlet this past week. Read More

Volleyball champs crowned

May 6, 2018 - Iqaluit

Rankin Inlet’s 18U girls outfit captured the territorial title in Iqaluit late last month and it could be the start of a long reign at the top. Read More

Coral hockey star battles through heartache

May 4, 2018 - Steinbach, Man.

Like so many others across the country, Daniel McKitrick, formerly of Coral Harbour, was shocked and saddened to tears when he heard the devastating news of the crash involving the team bus of the Humboldt Broncos that claimed the lives of 16 people on April 6. Read More

COLUMN: Singing the proud Leafs blues

May 3, 2018

With the conclusion of the first round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the friendly – and sometimes not so friendly – taunts were everywhere over social media, with, as always, a disproportionate number of them aimed at fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Read More

Polar bears and CATS

May 2, 2018 - Kugaaruk

As of April 24 there were only two polar bear hunting tags still outstanding out of the original 24 issued in late October, said Mark Jr. Karlik, manager of the Kurtairujuark Hunters & Trappers Association. The last bear harvested, around April 19, was reportedly around nine feet long, said Karlik. Read More

New youth centre schedule ready to roll

May 2, 2018 - Kinngait/Cape Dorset

Cape Dorset’s youth centre will host more than youth over the coming months. There are a number of activities for youth, of course, but adults and elders will be invited to play pool, darts and board games during an evening each week or two, said recreation director Will Sandoval. Read More

Coral player one series away from back-to-back championships

May 2, 2018 - Coral Harbour

Daniel McKitrick, 20, formerly of Coral Harbour, added another championship to his hockey resume as the Steinbach Pistons captured the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) title with a 2-1 victory over the Virden Oil Capitals in Virden, Man., on April 21. Read More

Qik youth up for a challenge

May 2, 2018 - Qikiqtarjuaq

A group of courageous youth forged a path in the deep snow on the land on the Easter long weekend, skiing a 30-km loop from home and back by way of Bubble Lake. Read More

Rankin hunter found safe

May 2, 2018 - Rankin Inlet/Chesterfield Inlet

A search-and-rescue (SAR) mission ended in success when a young man from Rankin Inlet was found after being lost on the land for three days this past month. Read More

Sexual assault victims not guaranteed any money

May 1, 2018 - Iglulik

Longtime Nunavut business leader Ike Haulli’s sexual assault victims were awarded $1.2 million, collectively, in a recent civil court case but now those victims must wait and see whether they get to collect any of that judgment. Read More

Helping Americans in the Arctic

May 1, 2018 - Ikaluktutiak/Cambridge Bay

What happens if a cruise ship arrives in a Canadian Arctic community and one or more of the many American passengers on board encounters difficulties, such as a lost passport, serious illness or trouble with the law? Read More

ᖁᓄᔪᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᐅᔪᕕᓃᑦ ᐊᑭᓕᐅᓯᐊᔭᖏᑦᑐᑦ

May 1, 2018

ᐊᑯᓂ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᒐᖃᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥᓂ ᐊᐃᒃ ᕼᐊᐅᓕ ᖁᓄᔪᓐᓂᐊᖅᓯᕙᖕᓂᕐᒪᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᑭᒃᑐᓂᒃ ᓄᑕᖅᑲᓂᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᖅᑐᐃᕕᒃᑎᒍᑦ ᐊᑭᓖᑎᑕᐅᓇᓱᐊᕋᓗᐊᕐᒪᑦ, $1.22-ᒥᓕᐊᓐᑖᓚᓂᒃ ᑲᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᑐᕐᓂᕐᓗᒃᑕᕕᓂᕐᒥᓄᑦ, ᒫᓐᓇᕋᑖᖅ ᐃᖅᑲᖅᑐᖅᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᖃᐅᔨᔭᐅᓂᑯᓄᑦ ᖁᓄᔪᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᕕᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᓄᑕᕋᐅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑕᐃᒫᑎᒋ ᐊᑭᓖᔪᓐᓇᔮᖏᑕᖏᑦ ᓇᓗᓇᖏᑦᑐᑦ ᑐᑭᑖᕈᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐃᖅᑲᖅᑐᖅᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ. Read More