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

COLUMN: Mary Jane at the door

April 12, 2018 - Kivalliq

Despite the growing evidence debunking the long-held stance (by some) that marijuana is a gateway drug leading to the use of much heavier drugs, those who bought into the flawed theory decades ago stubbornly hang onto a time-proven weapon to perpetuate belief in the myth – fearmongering! Read More

COLUMN: Hidden musical gems

April 6, 2018 - Kivalliq

Let’s take quick stroll down music lane for this week’s opinion piece, valued readers, and I’d like to start by thanking everyone who has dropped me a line on previous music columns in this space, especially those asking if I can write more in the future. Read More

IN MY VIEW: Today’s successes

April 2, 2018 - Nunavut

There are many factors in where we are today. Many were fortunate enough to graduate from Grade 12 and have meaningful employment. Some of our people are registered nurses, others are in management. The list goes on. Read More

ᒪᒥᐊᓇᖅ. ᐊᐱᖅᑯᑏᑦ ᑐᑭᓯᑦᑎᐊᖏᓐᓇᒃᑯ!

March 9, 2018 - Kivalliq

ᐊᐱᕆᔭᐅᓚᐅᕋᒪ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᒥᒃ ᑕᑯᒐᔪᖏᑦᑕᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᒻᒪᖄ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑦ 15-ᐸᓗᖕᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓱᒪᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᕼᐃᐊᕆᒐᓗᐊᖅᖢᒍ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐃᓗᒃᑯᑦ ᑭᐅᙳᐊᕈᓐᓇᓚᐅᖏᑦᑕᕋᓘᓐᓃᑦ. Read More

EDITORIAL: Sorry. I don’t really get the question!

March 7, 2018 - Kivalliq

I was asked a question this past week by a person who somehow seems to cross my life’s orbit once every 15 years or so and I have to admit for a few moments I could hear the cylinders clicking above my eye brows, but nothing was coming up on my inner-response screen. Read More

ᐊᒃᓱᕉᑎᒋᒋᐊᒃᑲᓐᓂᓚᐅᒃᑭᑦ ᐱᖅᑯᓯᓂᒃ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᔪᑦ

March 4, 2018

ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᓇᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᑕᑯᕋᓐᓈᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᕋᑦᑕ Inhabit Media-ᑯᑦ ᑭᖑᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᐅᑭᐅᒥ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓕᐅᖅᑎᓂᒃ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ, ᑲᑎᖃᑎᒋᔪᓐᓇᓚᐅᕋᑦᑎᒍ ᐅᖃᓪᓚᖃᑎᒋᓗᒋᓪᓗ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᑕᑯᒐᓐᓈᒐᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᓴᓇᔩᑦ, ᐃᓄᓕᒫᑲᓴᐃᑦ ᐊᔪᖏᒻᒪᑕ. Read More

EDITORIAL: Step up if you want culture

March 4, 2018 - Nunavut

We had the pleasure of attending Inhabit Media’s second annual author event last week, where we were able to meet and chat with Nunavut media creators, the vast majority Inuit. Read More

TEA TALK: No stopping hockey lovers

March 3, 2018 - Ikaluktutiak/Cambridge Bay


EDITORIAL: Tuktu in perilous situation

February 14, 2018

The more I watch the all-too-real drama play out concerning the caribou herds, the more I get freaked out by the similarities with the collapse of the East Coast cod fishery that changed my life, and thousand of others, on the East Coast forever. Read More

ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ

February 13, 2018 - Kivalliq

ᐃᓱᒪᒋᕙᓪᓕᐊᓪᓗᒍ ᑐᒃᑐᑦ, ᑲᒪᒋᕙᓪᓕᐊᓯᒪᕙᕋ ᐊᔾᔨᒋᖅᑰᔨᓂᖓᓄ ᑲᓇᖕᓇᐅᑉ ᐃᒪᖓᓂ ᐆᒐᖃᕈᓐᓃᖅᓯᒪᓂᖓᓂᒃ ᐃᓅᓯᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᓯᔾᔩᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᓂᖓᓂᒃ, ᑕᐅᓴᖏᓐᓃᑦᑐᓄᓪᓗ ᑕᐅᕙᓂ. 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

ᐱᐅᖏᒃᑲᓗᐊᕋᒥ ᐱᐅᖏᒋᐊᓪᓚᒃᑲᓐᓂᖅᑐᑦ

February 4, 2018 - Nunavut

ᑎᑎᕋᖅᓯᒪᖃᑦᑕᓕᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᖃᐅᔨᔭᐅᓕᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᑕᒪᐃᑕ ᑭᓱᓕᒫᑦ ᐱᐅᔪᓐᓃᕈᓐᓇᕐᒪᑕ ᐱᐅᔪᓐᓃᕋᓗᐊᕋᒥᒃ ᓱᓕᒃᑲᓐᓂᕆᐊᓪᓚᒃ ᐱᒃᑲᓐᓂᕈᓐᓇᕐᒪᑕ. ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᑕᕝᕙ ᒫᓐᓇ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᒋᓇᓱᐊᖅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᑕᐅᓕᖅᑐᒍᑦ ᓲᖑᓂᕐᕕᐅᓪᓗᑕ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖁᑎᕗᑦ ᐱᐅᒋᔭᐅᔪᒪᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᒪᓕᑐᐃᓐᓇᓕᕐᒪᑕ. ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᔪᓐᓃᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᖏᖅᑎᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᓕᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᓯᒥᓄᑦ ᐱᐅᖏᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᐋᕿᒃᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᒪᓕᓕᖅᖢᑎᒃ. Read More

ᐃᓚᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ ᐃᓗᐊᖅᓴᐅᑎᓄᑦ ᑲᒪᔨᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ

February 4, 2018 - Nunavut

ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᑎᒍᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᑲᓪᓚᐅᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᐅᖃᓕᒫᖅᑐᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᕐᒥ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᒥᒃ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒍᓱᓗᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ: ᒫᓐᓇ ᐃᓱᒪᒃᓴᖅᓯᐅᕈᑕᐅᓕᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᑰᒃᔪᐊᕌᓗᒃ ᐃᓗᐊᖅᓴᐃᔪᑎᓄᑦ ᑲᑎᖅᓱᐃᕝᕕᐅᖁᓪᓗᒍ ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᓗᐊᖅᓴᐃᔪᑎᓂᒃ ᐱᑕᖃᓕᕐᓗᓂ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᒋᐊᓕᖕᓂᒃ. Read More

Editorial: Out on a limb for a winner

January 31, 2018 - Kivalliq

I, for one, am rolling the dice and risking bad luck by starting to celebrate early my belief that the Rankin Rock Hockey Camp will be announced as the winner of the Arctic Inspiration Prize (AIP) for the Youth category this evening, Jan. 31, in Ottawa. Read More

ᑮᓇᐅᔮᓗᐃᓪᓗ ᐊᔪᖏᓕᕈᓐᓇᖅᐳᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐱᒍᒪᔭᒥᖕᓂᒃ

January 26, 2018

ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᖃᕐᕕᒃ ᐃᓱᒪᓕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐊᑭᑦᑐᕆᐊᖅᑕᐅᖁᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᕿᑐᖏᐅᕈᑎᑦ ᑕᒡᕙᓂ ᑕᖅᑭᒥ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᓇᓚᐅᑦᓵᑦᓯᐊᕈᑎᒃᓴᐅᓂᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᐅᑎᖃᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᓂᕐᒧᓪᓗ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓂ ᖃᐃᔪᓂ, ᐅᑉᓗᒥᓗ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᐅᑦᓯᐊᕐᓂᖅᓴᐅᓕᕐᓗᑎᒃ. Read More

Editorial: Big bucks and influence

January 25, 2018 - Kivalliq

With the Bank of Canada’s decision to increase interest rates earlier this month and the positive forecast for economic growth in the country during the next little while, everything should be pretty much roses these days on the economic front. Read More

ᐊᑭᑭᓐᓂᖅᐹᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐃᓅᔪᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖏᒻᒪᑦ

January 21, 2018

ᑲᓇᑕᒥᐅᑦ ᐅᔾᔨᖅᓱᑦᑎᐊᓕᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᑭᑭᓐᓂᖅᐹᒥᒃ ᐊᑭᓕᐅᓯᐊᖑᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᓴᓇᔨᓂᒃ ᐊᓐᑎᐅᕆᐅᒥ ᐃᐊᓪᐴᑕᒥᓗ, ᖄᖏᖅᓯᑲᐃᓐᓇᕐᒪᑕ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐊᓯᖏᓐᓂᓗ ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᐊᕕᒃᑐᖅᓯᒪᕕᖏᓐᓂ ᓄᓇᓂ ᐊᑭᓕᐅᓯᐊᓄᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᐃᑦ ᐊᑭᑭᓐᓂᖅᐹᒥᒃ ᓴᓇᔨᓄᑦ ᐊᑭᓖᔪᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᑦ. Read More

Minimum is far from living wage

January 20, 2018 - Nunavut

Canadians are watching the labour situation in Ontario and Alberta, which recently surpassed Nunavut as the jurisdictions with Canada’s highest minimum wages. Read More