Meet Iglulik’s cleanup crew

July 18, 2018 - Iglulik

Iglulik has much less litter blowing around thanks, in part, to the efforts of the young people seen here with Mayor Celestino Uyarak, front left, and senior administrative officer Greg Morash, front right.

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Emerging leaders graduate in Rankin Inlet

July 18, 2018 - Rankin Inlet

A cohort of government employees from across Nunavut left Rankin Inlet a little more qualified to take on the world earlier this month, as members of the GN’s Hivuliqtikhanut emerging leaders program graduated. Read More

Would an airline merger compel competitors to move in?

July 17, 2018 - Nunavut

What sort of ripple effects could a First Air and Canadian North merger have? Will other airlines seize the opportunity to provide competition? Will grocery costs rise or fall at Northern stores and Co-ops? These are the responses that Nunavut News received: Read More

Whale Tail pit north of Baker Lake a go

July 16, 2018 - Kivalliq

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd received federal ministerial approval July 11 for a Type A water licence, which allows the company to move ahead with the construction and development of the Whale Tail pit at its Amaruq project. Read More

Inhabit launches online bookstore for Nunavut authors

July 16, 2018 - Nunavut

Made-in-Nunavut books, published by Inhabit Media and Inhabit Education, are now available straight from the source via a new on-line bookstore.

The Iqaluit-based publisher, known for its high-quality book in Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French, found its books were not easily accessible for Nunavummiut, said managing partner Neil Christopher. Read More

Get involved on water issues: Iqaluit councillor

July 13, 2018 - Iqaluit

At the heart of issues surrounding the several-month delay for a new brewery to begin operations and finally open its doors, is the state of Iqaluit’s water supply Lake Geraldine.

Coun. Joanasie Akumalik made his point to fellow councillors, the deputy mayor and mayor July 10 by passing around bottled water at the top of the council meeting. Read More

COLUMN: Welcome to Canada?

July 13, 2018 - Kivalliq

When I was first starting out as a journalist in Yellowknife a few years back, I found myself on the phone with a local city councillor. Near the end of the call he asked me where I was from.

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