His images of a dying polar bear – seen by millions around the world – became the emblem of the dire consequences of climate warming, and though that wasn’t his intent, Paul Nicklen is happy his work is causing a stir. Read More
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRCC) was formed in 2008 and, until it finished its mandate in 2016, it shone a bright light on the tragedies that took place during the time residential schools operated in this country. Read More
We will begin preparations for the celebration of Christmas in a matter of days. For me, this is a milestone as this is what opened the venue of communicating with readers across Nunavut and beyond through this newspaper, and I want to remind us of what Christmas is all about. In November 2009 it all began. Read More
ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᑦ ᓯᓂᑐᖓ ᑎᓂᔅ ᐹᑐᓯᓐ ᐊᔪᐃᓐᓇᐅᑎᖃᓕᕐᒪᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᒐᕙᒪᖓᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᐅᖃᓪᓚᑲᑕᒍᑕᐅᖁᓪᓗᒍ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᓯᕗᓂᖓᓂ ᐊᑐᓕᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖏᓐᓂᖓᓂ ᒪᓕᒐᑎᒍᑦ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᐅᑎᒃᓴᖅ ᒥᐊᓕᕗᐊᓇᒥᒃ ᑲᓇᑕᒥᐅᓕᒫᓄᑦ ᔪᓚᐃ 1-ᒥ. Read More
While the Kivalliq was hammered ever harder by blizzards early in the season, Baffin Island saw some truly wacky weather – and this resulted in more service closures than in recent history.
In Pangnirtung, winds of 145 km/h sent sea cans bouncing. Read More
David Ohokannoak believes comedy is a path to wellness, and he’s helping people down that path.
“Mental health, I would say, is just as important as physical health, and I really think that laughter is its own form of healing,” said Ohokannoak, who headlined A Night of 1,000 Laughs in Cambridge Bay on Nov. 25. The event, attended by close to 35 people, was a lighthearted but informative look at men’s health. Read More
ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐅᐃᕆᓇᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᒋᐊᖃᕐᓂᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᖓᓂ ᓄᕕᐱᕆᒥ, Moving Forward Together/ᕼᐃᕗᒻᒧᑦ ᐊᐅᓪᓚᓂᖅ ᐊᑕᐅᑦᑎᒧᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᑖᓐᓇ ᐅᖃᐅᔾᔪᐃᔨᒧᑦ ᓯᑎᕚᓂ ᕗᒧᑕᓐᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐋᖓᔮᕐᓇᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐃᒥᐊᓗᖕᓂᒃᓗ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔨᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐅᖃᐅᔾᔪᐃᔨ ᐋᓕᓴᓐ ᐱᐊᕆ ᑎᑭᓯᒪᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᔨᒥ ᕼᐃᑯᒃ ᐃᓕᕼᐊᕐᕕᐊᓄᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒃᑲᐃᒋᐊᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑎᓂᒃ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐃᓱᒪᒃᓴᖅᓯᐅᕈᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐃᑲᔪᕆᐊᖅᑐᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑎᓂᒃ ᖃᓗᖅ ᐱᖅᑯᓯᖏᑦ ᐋᕿᒃᓱᖅᓯᒪᒃᐸᑕ ᐃᓅᓯᖃᑦᑎᐊᕈᓐᓇᕐᒪᖔᑕ, ᖃᓄᐃᖏᑦᑎᐊᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᑎᒥᒥᒍᑦ. Read More
The road into the heart of the city from the new Iqaluit International Airport isn’t the most welcoming, but with 16 hectares, or 40 acres, of Inuit-owned land (IOL) opened up for development along Federal Road, there is great potential to improve the situation. Read More
During National Addictions Awareness Week in November, Moving Forward Together/Hivumut Aulaniq Atauttimut project counsellor Stephanie Fummerton and drug and alcohol counsellor Allison Paré visited Jimmy Hikok Ilihakvik to help students think about how to create a good, healthy life for themselves. Read More
ᑕᐃᒪ ᕼᐋᑭᕐᔪᐊᖅᑐᓂ ᑲᔪᓯᖏᓐᓇᖅᐸᑕ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇᐃᓕᐅᖅᓯᒪᓂᖏᑦ ᐅᑉᓗᒥᒧᑦ ᑎᑭᑦᖢᒍ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ Las Vegas Golden Knights ᐃᓚᐅᑎᑕᐅᓂᐊᕐᒪᑕ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᕐᔪᐊᖃᑕᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᐊᖏᒡᓕᒋᐊᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑎᖏᑦ, NHL−ᑯᓐᓂᒃ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᖅᑎᑦᓯᑐᐃᓐᓇᕆᐊᖃᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᓯᔨᒥᖕᓂᒃ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑕᐅᓂᖅᓴᐅᖁᑉᓗᒋᑦ ᐸᕐᓇᒍᑎᖃᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᑖᒃᑯᓂᖓᑦᓴᐃᓐᓇᖅ. Read More
If things continue in the NHL season as they’ve gone to date, and the Las Vegas Golden Knights qualify for the playoffs in their first year as an expansion team, NHL owners may be placing pressure on their general managers to start modelling their rosters following much of the same plan. Read More
Rankin Inlet was well represented at the Travelers Curling Club Championship at the Cataraqui Golf and Country Club in Kingston, Ont., from Nov. 20-25.
Team Nunavut was being skipped by Anu Boucher, while Dyan White of Rankin was the team’s lead.
Final results from the championship were not known as of press time.
ᐃᒻᒪᖄ ᐅᑭᐅᓂᒃ ᒪᕐᕉᓂᒃ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐱᑕᖃᓕᖅᑐᖅ, ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖃᕐᓇᖏᑦᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᓕᓯᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐆᒃᑐᕋᕈᒪᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᑎᒍᑦ ᐱᖑᐊᕈᑎᒥᒃ I-SPARX-ᒥᒃ, ᑐᕌᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐃᓱᒪᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎᓄᑦ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᓄᑦ ᐋᕿᒃᓱᖅᑕᐅᔪᕕᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑳᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᒧᐊᕆᓄᑦ ᓂᐅᔨᓚᓐᒥ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᑐᕌᖅᖢᓂ. ᒫᓐᓇ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᑦᑐᓴᐃᓐᓇᒥᒃ ᐋᕿᒃᓱᐃᓇᓱᐊᕐᒪᑕ ᐃᓄᖕᓄᑦ ᒪᒃᑯᑦᑐᓄᑦ ᑐᕌᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐃᓅᓯᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᔪᕐᓂᖃᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ. Read More
ᑭᓱᒥᒃ ᐃᓗᓕᖃᖅᐸ ᐊᑎᖅᐳᑦ?
ᐃᓛᓐᓂᓚᐅᓱᖓᒃᑯᑦ, ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥᐅᑦ ᐊᐱᕆᔭᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ ᐃᒻᒥᓂᒃ ᕿᒥᕈᑦᑎᐊᖁᔭᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐃᓅᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᑎᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᑭᒪᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᔪᓄᑦ ᐱᖑᐊᖅᑏᑦ ᐊᑎᖏᓐᓄᑦ, ᑕᐃᓗᒋᑦ ᒪᑯᐊ ᐊᓇᐅᓕᒑᖅᑏᑦ Cleveland Indians, NFL-ᑯᓪᓗ Washington Redskins-ᖁᑎᖏᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑕᐃᒪ CFL-ᑯᑦ Edmonton Eskimos-ᖁᑎᖏᑦ, ᑭᖑᓪᓕᖅᐹᖅ ᑖᓐᓇ ᐊᒃᑐᐊᓂᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᓄᑦ. Read More
Almost two years ago this month, the Department of Health put out a call for Nunavut youth to test drive a computer game called SPARX, aimed at improving the mental health of Indigenous Maori youth in New Zealand. Now a similar Inuit-specific game is to be developed in Nunavut. Read More
Although Health Canada has been making oral health programs available to Inuit and First Nations, the federal department has failed to track how much improvement has been made in the overall oral health of those populations, according to an Auditor General’s report released last week. Read More
A man has been charged with manslaughter following the stabbing death of another man in Gjoa Haven on Nov. 16.
RCMP found the victim with a stab wound on the front step of a residence on the afternoon of Nov. 16. He was taken to the health centre and his wound was treated, but he died a short while later, the RCMP stated. Read More
There was only one homicide recorded in Nunavut in 2016, the lowest number recorded since Nunavut became a territory, according to Statistics Canada.
A six-year-old girl was fatally stabbed in Coral Harbour in May 2016, representing the one homicide victim that year. A woman in her 20s was charged in relation to the girl’s death. Read More