Arctic Winter Games

Nunavut’s Drew Bell breaks one-hand reach record

March 21, 2018 - Fort Smith

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

Good luck at the AWG

March 19, 2018 - Ikaluktutiak/Cambridge Bay

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

T-minus 48 hours and counting

March 15, 2018 - Hay River/Fort Smith

“It’s coming together nicely.”
Those were the words of Greg Rowe, president of the 2018 Arctic Winter Games host society on Wednesday. Read More

T-minus 48 hours and counting

March 15, 2018 - Hay River/Fort Smith

“It’s coming together nicely.”
Those were the words of Greg Rowe, president of the 2018 Arctic Winter Games host society on Wednesday. Read More

Let the Games begin – finally

March 15, 2018 - Hay River/Fort Smith

Wow.

As you are reading this, the opening ceremonies will be a mere 48 hours away, which will signify the 25th Arctic Winter Games getting underway in Fort Smith and in Hay River. Read More

Hay River rec centre ready to go

March 14, 2018 - Hay River

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

Get your AWG tickets Friday

February 20, 2018 - NWT

Guess what? Tickets will soon be on sale online for the 2018 Arctic Winter Games opening and closing ceremonies, along with the cultural gala performance! Read More

A first at the Games

February 15, 2018 - Rankin Inlet

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

ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᖅ ᐱᙳᐊᖅᑎᓂ

February 14, 2018 - ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ

ᐊᕿᔭᖅᑕᖃᒐᔪᖅᑰᔨᖏᑦᑐᖅ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐸᓪ ᓯᑐᕉᑐ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᑕᖅ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓛᖅᑐᒥ ᕼᐊᐃ ᕆᕗᒥ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᖑᓛᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᑕᐅᓗᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐅᑭᐅᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᙳᐊᖅᑎᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ. Read More

AWG Preview: a look at Arctic sports

February 5, 2018 - NWT/Nunavut

I’m sure I could write an entire column on things that make the Arctic Winter Games (AWG) special, but this week I want to focus on a few of the special sports that we feature. Read More

AWG organizers not worried about tight timeline for rec centre rebuild

January 23, 2018 - Hay River

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

Vying for the AWG

August 28, 2017 - Coral Harbour

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