The bear, the image, and climate change

December 16, 2017 - Nunavut

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

Nunavut Election 2017 – Recount hangs over Cambridge Bay results

October 31, 2017 - Ikaluktutiak/Cambridge Bay

After winning by just nine votes in Cambridge Bay, Jeannie Ehaloak admits that she’s facing anxious days ahead as a mandatory recount takes place due to winning with less than a two per cent margin of victory.
“It’s going to be a long week. I’m not going to lie to you,” said the Cambridge Bay mayor of six years.
Pamela Gross, who earned 250 votes to Ehaloak’s 259, couldn’t immediately be reached for comment. Read More

ᐊᔪᖏᑦᓯᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᑦ ᖃᑉᑎᕆᔨᑦ ᐊᖓᔪᖄᖏᑦ

October 31, 2017 - ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ

ᑕᓪᓕᒪᑦ ᓕᐅ ᐅᓴᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᐊᓛᖓᓂ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᐱᑦᓯᐊᖅᑕᐅᔪᒻᒪᕆᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᖃᑉᑎᕆᔨᑦ ᐊᖓᔪᖄᖓᓐᓄᑦ ᒫᒃ ᕙᐃᐊᑦ, ᑲᑉᑎᓐ ᑲᐃᔪ ᓘ ᐊᒻᒪ ᔪᐊᔾ ᐊᒃᓴᒡᔪᐊᒃ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᓗᑕᓇᑦ ᑭᓕ ᖃᕐᕖᒃᑐᑦ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑑᑉᓗᓂ ᐱᓕᕆᔪᖅ ᖃᑉᑎᕆᔨᓄᑦ ᐊᖓᔪᖄᖑᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᐊᑭᓕᖅᑐᒐᐅᖏᑦᖢᑎᒃ ᖃᑉᑎᕆᔨᓄᑦ ᐊᒃᑐᐱᕆ 25-ᖑᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. Read More

Learning the financial ropes

October 31, 2017 - Naujaat

A group of students have a better idea of the cost of doing business in the Kivalliq after participating in a business module at Tuugaalik High School in Naujaat this past month. Read More

ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᓱᖁᑎᒃᓴᕐᓂᐊᖏᓕᖅᐳᑦ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᐅᑉᓛᕈᒥᑕᑦ Corn Pops ᐊᑭᕋᖅᑐᖅᑎᑦᓯᖃᑦᑕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ

October 31, 2017 - Kivalliq

ᐃᓚᖏᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᖃᖅᐳᑦ ᐃᓅᓯᖅᐳᑦ ᐃᓚᖓᒍᑦ ᓱᓕ ᐃᒃᐱᒍᓱᖏᓗᐊᕐᒪᑕ. ᐃᒃᐱᒍᓱᑦᓯᐊᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ, ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᐊᑭᕋᖅᑐᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᑯᐊᓐ ᐹᑉᔅ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᖓᔮᕐᓇᖅᑐᑦ ᓱᐴᖅᑐᒐᕐᓗᐃᑦ. Read More

Mine tour

October 31, 2017 - Kangiqliniq/Rankin Inlet

Martin Plante, general manager of Agnico Eagle Mine’s (AEM) Meliadine gold project near Rankin Inlet, will be on hand when bus loads of Rankin residents head out to tour the Meliadine camp and mine on Saturday, Nov. 4. Read More

Tricks and treats postponed in Nunavut capital

October 31, 2017 - Iqaluit

Mother Nature is providing all the chills and thrills today.

With the announcement from the City of Iqaluit that it was shutting down the morning of Oct. 31, all human Halloween activities and celebrations were officially rescheduled to Nov. 1 in the capital. Read More

ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᖅ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᒃ

October 31, 2017 - ᓇᐅᔮᑦ

ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓂᖅᓴᐅᓕᖅᐳᑦ ᖃᑉᓯᑐᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᑉᓗᓂ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᐃᓚᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎᓂᒃ ᑑᒑᓕᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒡᔪᐊᖓᓂ ᓇᐅᔮᓂ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. Read More

Hail junior fire chiefs

October 31, 2017 - Kangiqliniq/Rankin Inlet

Five students from Leo Ussak Elementary School (LUS) got the royal treatment from Fire Chief Mark Wyatt, captains Kyle Lowe and George Aksadjuak, and Lieut. Kelly Kabvitok while serving as junior fire chiefs at the Rankin Inlet Volunteer Fire Department on Oct. 25. Read More

Art world still mourns

October 31, 2017 - Baker Lake

More than a month after his death on Sept.21, Canadian art lovers are still mourning the loss of Baker Lake carver and sculptor Barnabus Arnasungaaq. He was 93.

Arnasungaaq was the last of the first generation of master carvers who started their work when the federal government introduced the first carving and printmaking programs in the 1950s and early 1960s. Read More

Top zebras

October 31, 2017 - Kangiqliniq/Rankin Inlet

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 - ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ

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

Wind woes

October 31, 2017 - Kivalliq

The majority of the Kivalliq region was battered with high winds on Oct. 22 and 23, with gusts often eclipsing the 100 km/h mark.

A number of Kivalliq communities suffered power outages during the blow. Arviat was the hardest hit with some residents being without power for almost two full days.

Nunavut Election 2017 – Recount hangs over Cambridge Bay results

October 30, 2017 - Ikaluktutiak/Cambridge Bay

After winning by just nine votes in Cambridge Bay, Jeannie Ehaloak admits that she’s facing anxious days ahead as a mandatory recount takes place due to winning with less than a two per cent margin of victory.
“It’s going to be a long week. I’m not going to lie to you,” said the Cambridge Bay mayor of six years.
Pamela Gross, who earned 250 votes to Ehaloak’s 259, couldn’t immediately be reached for comment. Read More

ᐊᐅᔭᖅ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒃᑏᑦ ᐊᖑᒐᔪᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ

October 29, 2017 - Nunavut

ᓇᓄᖅ ᑕᒪᐅᖓ ᓄᓈᖅᓯᒪᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓄᑦ ᒫᓐᓇᑦᑎᐊᖅ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᖃᓂᒃᓕᒃᑲᓐᓂᓚᐅᖏᑦᑐᖅ ᑕᑯᔭᐅᓴᐅᑎᒋᒃᑲᓐᓂᑐᐊᕋᒥ. Read More

Kitikmeot flights returning on Wednesdays

October 29, 2017 - Kitikmeot

Canadian North announced last week that it will resume its Wednesday passenger and cargo flights in the Kitikmeot region due to strong demand.

As of Nov. 15, the added flights will be on routes from Yellowknife to Cambridge Bay, from Cambridge Bay to Taloyoak and Gjoa Haven and return to Cambridge Bay, and a flight from Cambridge Bay to Yellowknife. This restores Canadian North service to seven days per week in the region.

ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅ ᑲᔪᓯᓂᖓ ᐃᑲᔪᕐᓂᖃᖅᐳᑦ ᑭᒃᑯᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᒃ ᑲᔪᓯᖃᑕᐅᖁᓪᓗᒋᑦ

October 28, 2017 - Nunavut

ᐱᓕᕆᔪᒻᒪᕆᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᐳᑦ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅ, ᒥᑭᔪᖅ ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᑉᐸᓂ ᐱᒋᐊᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᒥ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᑕᐃᑲᖓᑦ ᐊᓪᓚᕕᖃᓕᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᕚᓐᑰᕙ, ᐳᕆᑎᔅᑲᓚᑉᐱᐊᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓕᓐᓯ, ᐋᓐᑎᐅᕆᔪᒥ. Read More

Small business tax changes bad for Nunavummiut

October 28, 2017 - Nunavut

While the Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce (BRCC) is busy collecting input from business owners in the region, the federal government – responding to public pressure – has scaled back some of its proposed tax reforms related to small businesses. Read More

Inuit language use stabilizing

October 28, 2017 - Nunavut

The use of Indigenous languages among Inuit appears to be stabilizing after years of decline, an encouraging sign, Nunavut’s languages commissioner says. Read More

Democracy is more than an election

October 28, 2017 - Nunavut

For those of you who make the choice to participate in your future and that of our territory by voting in the territorial election, you can do so knowing you have made a difference. Read More

ᐃᓱᒪᖅᓱᕈᓐᓇᕐᓂᖅ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑑᖓᖏᒻᒪᑦ

October 28, 2017 - Nunavut

ᑖᒃᑯᓄᖓ ᐃᓱᒻᒥᖅᓯᒪᕙᒌᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒥᓂᒃ ᓯᕗᓂᕆᓂᐊᖅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᓂᕈᐊᓕᕈᑦᑕ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ, ᖃᐅᔨᒪᖕᒪᑕ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᑐᕐᓂᖃᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐋᕿᒃᓱᐃᓂᐊᕐᒪᑕ ᓯᕗᓂᒃᓴᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᒋᓂᐊᖅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐃᓚᐅᓗᑎᒃ. Read More

Drum dance song book published

October 28, 2017 - Ikaluktutiak/Cambridge Bay

The Kitikmeot Inuit Association has published an Inuktut song book titled Huqqullaarutit Unipkaangit – Stories Told Through Drum Dance Songs.

The book showcases songs from the Inuinnait dialect of the western Kitikmeot communities of Cambridge Bay and Kugluktuk and the Nattilingmiut dialect of the eastern Kitikmeot communities of Gjoa Haven, Taloyoak and Kugaaruk. Read More

Pinnguaq’s success helps spread success

October 27, 2017 - Nunavut

Never a dull day at Pinnguaq, the small technology and tech-education company that launched in Pangnirtung, and has since expanded with offices in Vancouver, B.C. and Lindsay, Ont. Read More

Hamlet elections in November

October 27, 2017 - Nunavut

Following the territorial election on Oct. 30, Nunavummiut will be invited back to the polls in December to elect hamlet councillors and, in some communities, mayors.

Nominations for hamlet council elections opened on Oct. 24 and will close on Nov. 7.

Election day is set for Dec. 12.

ᐃᖃᐃᓕᓴᖅᓯᒪᑦᓯᐊᖅᑐᑦ

October 24, 2017 - ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ

ᐱᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᕈᓐᓇᖅᐳᑦ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᐃᒃᓯᕙᐅᑖᓗᖕᒥ ᐃᒃᓯᕚᑐᐃᓐᓇᖏᓪᓗᑎᒃ, ᐃᖃᐃᓕᓴᕆᐊᖅᐸᒃᑐᑦ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᕐᓇᖏᑦᑐᒥᒃ ᐃᓅᓯᖃᕋᓱᐊᖅᑐᑦ, ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐃᖃᐃᓕᓴᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᒐᔪᒃᑐᖅ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᑕᖅ. Read More

World a little emptier without Downie, Petty

October 24, 2017 - Kivalliq

2017 had already been a tough year for Kivalliq fans of classic rock with the deaths of Chuck Berry, Gregg Allman and Butch Tracks of the Allman Brothers Band, Black Sabbath’s Geoff Nichols and Chris Cornell of Soundgarden, but this month hit hard with the passing of both Tom Petty and Gord Downie. Read More

Drama builds

October 24, 2017 - Arviat

The John Arnalukjuak High School Drama Club is in its fourth week of rehearsals for the Jamie Gorski-penned Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus.

The play is based on an editorial in the New York Sun by Francis P. Church. The piece is widely regarded as the most famous editorial in the world.

The drama club has been having exceptional turnouts to date for rehearsals.

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