Sports Talk: A Russian love story in every sense

January 21, 2018

Because this is a thing in 2018. Chris Christie, the outgoing governor of the state of New Jersey, signed dozens of new laws into existence on his final day in office, Jan. 15. One of them dealt with drunken droning. I kid you not. Read More

Cam Bay arena status still uncertain

January 19, 2018

The Department of Community and Government Services hopes to have a contractor in place by early February to address a longstanding but worsening mould issue that has forced the closure of the Cambridge Bay arena. Read More

ᐱᖃᑎᖃᕐᓂᖅ Flamesᑯᓐᓂᒃ

January 18, 2018

ᒪᑲᓚᐅᑦ ᐊᕐᓇᑦᓯᐊᖅ, ᐅᑭᐅᓕᒃ 14-ᓂᒃ, ᖁᐊᖅᓵᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ, ᑲᐸᒃᓗᓂᓗ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᑦᓯᐊᖅᖢᓂᓗ ᐅᖃᐅᑎᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂ ᑑᒑᓕᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒡᔪᐊᖓᑕ ᐊᖓᔪᖄᑉ ᑐᖏᓕᖓᓄᑦ ᔪᓕᐊ ᒪᒃᐴᓴᓐ ᑭᐊᒍᕆᓕᐊᕐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕋᖅᖢᓂᐅᒃ ᑕᑯᔭᖅᑐᕐᓗᓂ NHL ᕼᐋᑭᕐᔪᐊᕐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ Flames ᐊᒻᒪ Nashville Predators ᑲᑎᑦᓯᓂᐊᖅᖢᓂᓗ ᑭᐊᒍᕆᒥ ᓴᐳᔾᔨᔨᒥᒃ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑎᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᕼᐋᑭᖅᑎᖏᓐᓄᑦ Travis Hamonic. Read More

Calgary Flames give Naujaat family trip of a lifetime

January 17, 2018

Macleod Arnatiaq, 14, was surprised, shocked, and over-the-moon happy when he was told by Tuugaalik High School vice-principal Julia MacPherson that he would be heading to Calgary to see an NHL game between the Flames and the Nashville Predators and getting to meet Calgary defenceman Travis Hamonic. Read More

NHL-ᑯᓐᓂ ᓴᐳᔾᔨᔨᒧᑦ ᖃᐃᖁᔭᐅᔪᕕᓂᐅᖕᒪᑕ ᐊᑖᑖᒋᑦ ᐃᕐᓂᖏᓪᓗ ᑭᐊᒍᕆᒥᐅᑦ ᕼᐊᑭᖅᑎᖏᓐᓄᑦ

January 13, 2018

ᒪᒃᑲᓚᐅᑦ ᐊᕐᓇᑦᓯᐊᖅ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᓂᐅᕈᓯᒪᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᐸᐅᔭᒧᑦ ᑎᓯᐱᕆᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ, ᑭᐊᓪᒍᕆᒥᐅᑦ ᕼᐊᑭᖅᑎᖏᑕ ᓴᐳᔾᔨᔨᖓᓄᑦ ᑐᕌᕕᔅ ᕼᐊᒪᓂᒃᒧᑦ ᖃᐃᖁᔭᐅᒐᒥᒃ ᖃᖓᑦᑕᐅᑎᒃᓴᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᓇᒃᓯᐅᔾᔨᕕᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᓄᑲᑯᓗᓂᓗ ᓇᒃᓴᕈᓐᓇᒻᒪᕆᒃᖢᓂᐅᒃ ᑖᓐᓇ ᓇᐅᔮᒥᐅᓂᒃ ᐳᓛᕆᐊᖁᔨᓐᓂᕐᒪᑦ ᑭᐊᒍᕆᒧᑦ. Read More

Kiv programs one step away from glory

January 10, 2018

The excitement is starting to mount as programs in Chesterfield Inlet and Rankin Inlet are both are on the short list to win a substantial Arctic Inspiration Prize (AIP) this month. Read More


December 22, 2017

ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒥ ᐱᒋᐊᖃᑕᐅᕗᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᑦ ᕼᐋᑭᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᓯᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᑦ Rankin Rock Hockey Camp ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖃᑕᐅᑐᐃᓐᓇᕆᐊᖃᖅᑎᑕᐅᑉᓗᑎᒃ Arctic Inspiration Prizeᒥᒃ. Read More

Hockey camp in finals for prize

December 19, 2017

The season beginning Rankin Rock Hockey Camp has been named as a finalist for an Arctic Inspiration Prize.

Rankin Inlet recreation co-ordinator David Clark is full of hope with the announcement the Rankin Rock Hockey Camp has been named as a finalist for an Arctic Inspiration Prize. NNSL file photo

The Rankin recreation co-ordinator David Clark-led Rankin Rock Hockey Camp finds itself as a finalist in the AIP Youth category, which awards up to $100,000 for up to seven teams.

The winners will be announced Jan. 31, 2018.

ᓯᓐᓇᖅᑑᒪᔪᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ

December 13, 2017

ᓯᓐᓇᖅᑑᒪᓂᐊᕈᕕᑦ, ᐊᖏᔪᒥᒃ ᓯᓐᓇᖅᑑᒪᓇᓱᐊᕐᓂᐊᖅᐳᑎᑦ.

ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᒪᓕᒐᖃᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᕐᓇᕐᓃᑦ ᐅᔭᐅᑦᑕᖅᑎᖏᑦ (Northern Lights Gymnastics) Club ᓵᓚᒃᓴᐅᑎᖃᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐱᒋᐊᖅᑎᑦᓯᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᔨᒻᒪᕆᖓᓪᓗ ᓖᓴ ᑯᕆᔅᑭ ᐅᔭᐅᑦᑕᖅᑎᒥᓂᒃ ᐃᓚᐅᑎᑦᓯᖁᔨᑦᓯᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᖃᓄᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓗ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕐᓂᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᐃᓚᐅᑎᑦᓯᓇᓱᐊᕐᓂᐊᕐᓗᓂ. Read More

Gymnasts dream big in Rankin

December 11, 2017

If you’re going to dream, then you might as well dream big.

That’s the motto of the Aqsarniit Ujauttaq (Northern Lights Gymnastics) Club as it sets its sights on a number of impressive events that club founder and head coach Lisa Kresky is going to do everything in her power to see her gymnasts attend. Read More

New road means badminton

November 23, 2017

Students at Mangilaluk School in Tuktoyaktuk missed out on an East Three School volleyball tournament earlier this year because the cost of flights would have been over $8,000. Read More

Player turns coach

November 17, 2017

Brittenie Jefferd-Moore, known better in town by the nickname Bitsie, was one of only two girls in her age group playing hockey growing up. Read More

Player turns coach

November 17, 2017

Brittenie Jefferd-Moore, known better in town by the nickname Bitsie, was one of only two girls in her age group playing hockey growing up. Read More

ᒎᓗᑎᑖᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᓚᒌᑦ

November 14, 2017

ᕿᑉᓕᖅᑕᒥᒃ ᐱᑕᖃᒃᑲᓐᓂᓕᖅᐳᖅ ᓄᑖᒥᓂ ᑎᐋᔅᒌᒃᑯᓐᓂᑦ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᖅᓯᐅᑎᒥᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᔭᐅᑉᓗᓂ ᓗᐊᕋ ᒎᑦᑎᐃ ᕙᓕᐹᕐᔪᐊᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. Read More

Soccer program scores major award

November 6, 2017

The pride is all over Paul Stroeder’s face when he talks about how the kids themselves are responsible for the U12 boy’s Rankin Wolves soccer program winning the Recreation and Parks Association’s Community Organization of the Year award this past month in Iqaluit. Read More


November 5, 2017

ᐅᑭᐅᖑᕐᒥᖕᒪᑦ ᖃᒧᑕᐅᔭᐃᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᐊᓕᕆᕗᑦ ᓱᒃᑲᓴᐅᑎᓗᑎᒡᓗ ᐊᒥᓱᑦ ᖃᐅᑕᐅᔭᖃᑦᑕᑦ. Read More

Top zebras

October 31, 2017

The effort being put into Rankin Inlet’s youth soccer program received high recognition at the CG&S Sport and Recreation Division’s annual awards ceremony in Iqaluit on Oct. 14. Read More

ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑐᓂ ᒥᐊᓂᖅᓯᔨᑦᓯᐊᕙᐅᓛᑦ

October 31, 2017

ᐊᒃᓱᕈᓚᐅᕐᓂᖏᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᑦ ᓵᑯᖅᑎᖏᑦ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᔾᔪᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᒐᕙᒪᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᔨᑦᓯᕋᖅᑎᒃᑯᓪᓗ ᐃᖃᐃᓕᓴᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᖏᑦᑕ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᖅᓯᐅᑎᖓᓂ ᐃᓕᑕᖅᓯᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂ ᐊᒃᑐᐱᕆ 14-ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ. Read More

ᕼᐋᑭᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᒍᑎᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᕕᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ 200-ᑲᓴᖕᓄ ᓄᑕᖃᓄᑦ

October 24, 2017

ᓯᑕᒪᖓᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᖅᓯᐅᑎᒥ ᕼᐋᑭᕐᓇᖅ ᐱᒋᐊᓕᕐᒥᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᓂᖅ ᑲᔪᓯᑦᓯᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ, 180 ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᕼᐋᑭᖅᑎᐊᓛᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᖁᓕᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᑕᐅᖏᑦᑐᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ. Read More

Best of the best in sport honoured

October 20, 2017

There are plenty of people who do good work in the field of recreation, and some were recognized in Iqaluit earlier this month at the 2017 Recreation and Sport Awards Gala. A total of 10 awards were handed out along with some special mentions to volunteers in various sports. Read More

Tourney dates announced

October 16, 2017

Listed below are the 2018 hockey tournaments hosted or attended by Kivalliq teams that have been confirmed for the upcoming 2017-18 hockey season. The listings show the date, name of the tournament, age bracket and location. Read More

Rankin hearts Toronto

October 13, 2017

Kids get excited about the smallest things, but a group of young hockey players from Rankin Inlet have something pretty big to raise their excitement levels. Read More

Rankin hearts Toronto

October 10, 2017

The excitement was unmistakeable as more than 30 players from the Rankin Rock atom and peewee hockey teams, their coaches and chaperones left Rankin Inlet on Oct. 6 to begin the first leg of the Experiences Canada Hockey Exchange program with the Mimico Canadiens in Toronto. Read More

Hockey camp

October 10, 2017

The Season Opener hockey camp will get underway in Rankin Inlet this coming week, running from Oct. 17 to 21.

The camp is open to all registered minor hockey players and offers both on-ice and off-ice instruction, as well as an excellent literacy component.

Zoe Elverum takes gold at Dwarf World Games

October 8, 2017

If you’ve never heard of the Dwarf World Games, you aren’t alone.

Zoe Elverum hadn’t heard of them either, until a chance encounter a few years ago made her aware of the Games, and she definitely made the most of her appearance. Read More

All systems go

September 26, 2017

A lot of smiles were evident after word spread around the community that ice making had begun at the local arena in Rankin Inlet this past week. Read More


September 26, 2017

ᐊᒥᓱᑦ ᖁᖑᑐᖃᑦᑕᓕᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᖃᐅᔨᑎᑕᐅᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᓯᑯᓕᐅᖅᑐᖃᓕᕐᓂᖓᓄᑦ ᓯᐊᕐᕆᔮᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. Read More

ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ/ᑎᑭᕋᕐᔪᐊᖅ

September 26, 2017

ᑎᑭᕋᕐᔪᐊᒥᐅᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᓕᑦ ᑐᖔᓂ 18 ᓵᑯᖅᑎᖏᑦ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓵᓚᒋᔭᐅᖏᑕᐃᓐᓇᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓴᓪᓕᕐᒥᐅᓂᒃ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ 12-2 ᑭᖑᓪᓕᖅᐹᖅᓯᐅᓕᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐅᑭᐅᓕᑦ 18 ᑐᖔᐋᓂ ᐊᕐᓇᐃᑦ ᓵᑯᖅᑎᖏᑦ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᕈᑎᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓯᑉᑕᐱᕆ 17-ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ. Read More

Territorial champs

September 26, 2017

The Whale Cove U18 female soccer team went through the territorial championship undefeated on the way to defeating Coral Harbour 12-2 in the final to claim the Nunavut U18 female soccer championship on Sept. 17. Read More

Down to the wire

September 18, 2017

The time is drawing close for the first leg of the Experiences Canada hockey exchange program between the Rankin Rock atoms and peewee teams and the Mimico Canadiens of Toronto, Ont. Read More

Hockey registration

September 11, 2017

The Rankin Rock minor hockey program will be holding player registrations on Friday, Sept. 22, Sept. 29 and Oct. 6. All three sessions will be held in the arena lobby from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m.

Registration costs are $150 for one child, $250 for two and $325 for three. Any children after three is $75.

Vying for the AWG

August 28, 2017

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

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