The spirit of sportsmanship that embodies the Arctic Winter Games will be on full display Thursday as six delegations compete under one flag. Read More
Nunavut’s Drew Bell set a new record in the one-arm reach in front of a packed house at the Fort Smith recreation centre on Monday night.
“I don’t think it’s really set in yet,” said Bell right after winning. “There’s just a lot of emotions going through my mind right now. I didn’t come with an expectation to do that so it’s almost surprising.” Read More
HALLUKKAFFI IKALUKUTIAMIT. KAIYUKNAKHIYUK HULI NUNAKPUT. HIKINIK KIHIMI ALIANAK KAUMAKPAKTUK. IKALUKHIUKTUT INUIN AUDLAATIIKHUTIK. NANUKHIUKTUT TIKITTUT IPAKHANI. ULAPKIYUKHAT KATIMALIKPAKMIYUT. IHUAKHAIYUT ULAISIGIAMI ULAPKILIKKATA APRIL TATKIKHIUT NUGNUTPAT MAIMILU. NUTAKKAT NAMAINNAKTUTLU. UKTUKNAHUAT ULAPKIYUNI FORT SMITHMILU HAY RIVERMILU. NAGUYUMIK PITYAVUN. MUKPAKTUTLU AKHUKPAKNIAKMIYUT. ALAPPAKNAIKTUK TAUNANIGUUK. QUANA. Read More
By the time you are reading this in News/North, the Opening Ceremonies will already be over, the torch will be lit, and the 25th Arctic Winter Games will be underway in Fort Smith and in Hay River. Read More
Town council announced last week that the long-awaited new recreation centre would open to the public on March 13.
“On behalf of council and the Town of Hay River, we are pleased to announce the Recreation Centre will be open on Tuesday, March 13, at 5 p.m.,” stated the March 9 announcement signed by Mayor Brad Mapes. Read More
Mayor Brad Mapes says the new rec centre will soon be open, although he is not giving any target date. Read More
It may be hard to believe with how popular soccer is in the Kivalliq, but when Paul Stroeder of Rankin Inlet steps onto the floor in Hay River this coming month he will become the first soccer referee from Nunavut to officiate at the Arctic Winter Games (AWG). Read More
The host society for the upcoming Arctic Winter Games (AWG) is not worried that Hay River’s new Rec Centre won’t be opening until mid-February – just a month before the start of the international sporting event in the South Slave.
“That still gives us enough time,” said Todd Shafer, the general manager of the games. Read More
Baker Lake, Chesterfield Inlet and Naujaat had 16 participants among the 39 athletes from nine Nunavut communities which took part in the Arctic sports territorial trials in Coral Harbour Aug. 18-20 . The trials were the beginning of team building for the 2018 Arctic Winter Games (AWG). Read More