Junior Rangers get out on the land

August 13, 2018 - Taloyoak

Junior Canadian Rangers from Gjoa Haven, Grise Fiord, Kugaaruk, Kugluktuk and Resolute Bay recently joined their counterparts in Taloyoak for an enhanced training session. Read More

Baffinland production increase proposal low on info

August 13, 2018 - Mary River

Lack of information is the message most commenters noted in their submissions to the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) for Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation’s production increase proposal for its Mary River Iron Mine. The deadline was July 26. Read More

AROUND KIVALLIQ: Boil water advisory

August 10, 2018 - Kivalliq

Whale Cove

A boil water advisory was issued for Whale Cove by the department of health on Aug. 3. A press release from the department stated the advisory is a “precautionary measure due to total coliform bacteria in the water system.” Read More

Firefighters head to national competition

August 10, 2018 - Rankin Inlet

A team of seven firefighters is on its way to represent Nunavut at the National Aboriginal Firefighters competition in Manitoba after tryouts were held in Rankin Inlet last week. Read More

Four Baffin youth sail a tall ship

August 9, 2018 - Kingston, Ont.

Thanks to the Ayalik Fund and Tall Ship Expeditions Canada, four Baffin youth are aboard the St. Lawrence II, a 72-foot sail training vessel, this summer. Read More

Baker Lake gets new playground

August 9, 2018 - Baker Lake

Baker Lake didn’t go long without a playground at the school. The Department of Education installed a new play structure last week just a few days after the community’s SAO Sheldon Dorey raised concerns that the previous one had been demolished with no attempt to salvage it. Read More

ᑭᕙᓪᓕᖅ ᕼᐋᓪᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑏᑦ ᐱᕗᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᑎᒍᑦ ᓵᓚᖃᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ

August 8, 2018 - Nunavut

ᑭᕙᓪᓕᖅ ᕼᐋᓪᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᐅᕙᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐱᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓵᓚᖃᕐᔪᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᐃᖅᑲᖅᑐᐃᕖᑦ ᖁᑦᑎᖕᓂᖅᐹᖓᑕ ᑐᒡᓕᐊ ᑲᔪᓯᑎᑦᑏᓐᓇᕐᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᒪᓕᒋᐊᖃᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐅᖃᖅᓯᒪᔪᒥ ᒐᕙᒪᑐᖃᒃᑯᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᑎᒍᑦ ᐊᑭᓖᔭᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᐅᑎᕐᕕᐅᔭᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᓂᖓᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᑕᐅᓂᖓᓂ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖓᓐᓂ. Read More

Arviat polar bear slaughter sparks debate

August 8, 2018 - Arviat

The killing of five polar bears around Arviat in recent weeks has sparked a debate over how the population should be managed.

The animals were left unharvested and hunters had already used up all the tags allocated for the Kivalliq region earlier this year, which means the bears were shot illegally. Read More