Five of six children in Katherine Taqaogak’s cramped four-bedroom home are sick with flu-like symptoms and she feels that mould and crowded conditions are contributing to the health issues.

“At night they get really feverish and cry a lot. Some of them will throw up,” she said of the ailing youngsters.

Thirteen people live in Taqaogak’s public housing unit.

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All of Qikiqtarjuaq to be tested for TB

February 3, 2018 - Qikiqtarjuaq

The community of Qikiqtarjuaq, which normally sees one or two cases of tuberculosis (TB), has been hit hard by an outbreak, with 10 per cent of its population diagnosed with latent or active infections. Read More

ᐱᖓᓱᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᓴᓇᐅᒐᐃᑦ ᐊᑭᓯᔪᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᕿᓚᓈᕆᔭᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᑐᓂᐅᓯᐊᖅᑖᕐᕕᒃᒥ

February 3, 2018 - Ottawa

ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᓴᓇᕕᓕᐊᖑᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᑐᓂᐅᓯᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃᓗ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖏᑦ ᐊᑭᓕᐅᓯᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᑲᑎᓱᒋᑦ $2.4-ᒥᓕᐊᓐᑖᓚᓂᒃ 8-ᓄᑦ ᓴᓇᕕᖃᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐊᒡᒍᖅᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᕿᓚᓇᕆᔭᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᑐᓂᐅᓯᐊᖅᑐᑦ Arctic Inspiration Prize ᖁᕕᐊᓲᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᔮᓐᓄᐊᕆ 31-ᒥ ᐋᑐᕚᒥ. Read More

Pang reboots Pujualussait healing society

February 2, 2018 - Panniqtuuq/Pangnirtung

A successful community-based healing group, which operated in Pangnirtung between 2005 and 2009, is being revived after two weeks of workshops for community members in January showed the group is needed. Read More

Three Nunavut projects win Arctic Inspiration Prizes

February 2, 2018 - Nunavut

Three Nunavut projects received recognition and funding from a total of $2.4 million that went to eight teams across the North at the Arctic Inspiration Prize ceremony Jan. 31 in Ottawa.

“We’re super-excited,” said Chesterfield Inlet’s Glen Brocklebank, who has been running a qajaq program with Victor Sammurtok School students for years. Read More

Workshops teach students about their rights

February 2, 2018 - Nunavut

With rights come responsibilities – this is one bit of notable information youth in the territory are learning thanks to a workshop tour of schools by Representative for Children and Youth staff.

Most importantly, they’re learning they have rights. Read More

Students use posters to battle drugs

February 2, 2018 - Naujaat

A large number of students gave a big thumbs-down to drugs while chasing some big prizes offered in a poster contest at Tusarvik Elementary School and Tuugaalik High School in Naujaat earlier this month. Read More

Iqaluit student up for award valued at $100,000

February 1, 2018 - Iqaluit

For the second time since its beginnings in the late 1980s, a Nunavut student is up for a Loran Award, a post-secondary education package worth $100,000 over four years.

Director of programs and operation for the Loran Scholars Foundation Heather Spratt said the foundation would like to see more applicants from Nunavut. Read More

Wolves howl in Rankin

February 1, 2018 - Arviat

The Arviat Wolves claimed the first ever Bantam Rock hockey championship with a nerve-wracking 1-0 final win over the Rankin Rock in Rankin Inlet on Jan. 21. 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

ᐸᕐᓇᐅᑎᖃᕐᓂᖅ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᕈᒪᓂᕐᒧᑦ

January 31, 2018 - ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ

ᓂᕆᐅᒋᔭᖃᑦᓯᐊᓕᖅᐳᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᕼᐋᑭᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖃᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᑦ ᑖᓐᓇ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᐅᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᖅ Arctic Inspiration Prize (AIP) ᑐᓴᖅᑎᑕᐅᓂᐊᕐᒪᑦ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᓄᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᐅᕙᒃᑐᓄᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᑖᕈᑎᒃᓴᐃᑦ ᐅᓐᓄᒃ, ᔭᓐᓄᓂᐊᕆ 31 ᐊᑐᕚᒥ. Read More

Family appeals for help to be together

January 30, 2018 - Iqaluit

Around the time Richard Paton moved from a position at Nunavut Arctic College to taking on the duties of newly-elected Premier Paul Quassa’s executive assistant in late 2017, he felt something was going terribly wrong with his health. Read More

A new sport in Naujaat

January 30, 2018 - Naujaat

Hockey Canada introduced a number of youths to the game of floorball in Naujaat earlier this month. Read More

ᕼᐋᑭᖅᑎᑦ Wolves ᓵᓚᒃᓴᓚᐅᕐᓂᖏᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ

January 30, 2018 - ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ

ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᕼᐋᑭᖅᑎᑦ Arviat Wolves ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐸᐅᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓗᒃᑖᓂᑦ ᕼᐋᑭᖅᑎᖏᑦ Banta ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᔭᓐᓄᐊᕆ 21-ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ.

ᑖᒃᑯᐊ Wolves ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑕᐅᖃᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᔭᓐᓄᐊᕆ 19-21-ᒧᑦ ᐱᔨ ᐆᓕᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐋᓐᑐᕈ ᖁᒃᓱᖕᒧᑦ. Read More

Making plans for the prize

January 29, 2018 - Rankin Inlet

Expectations are running high within the Rankin Inlet hockey community for when the Arctic Inspiration Prize (AIP) is announced for the Youth category this evening, Jan. 31, in Ottawa. Read More

Photos of Pond Inlet exhibited in France

January 27, 2018 - Mittimatalik/Pond Inlet

A 2003 visit to Pond Inlet yielded photographs that are now being exhibited in Grenoble, France at the Mairie de Seyssins. The show is called Neighborhoods of the World. Read More

Iglulik duo hit Iqaluit stage

January 26, 2018 - Iqaluit

Despite several other events taking place around Iqaluit, a crowd of about 175 took in an all-Inuktitut concert at Inuksuk High School Jan. 20.

“Just goes to show the hunger for Inuktitut music,” said The Trade-Offs’ Jeff Maurice, who was in attendance. Read More

Tallurutiup Imanga IIBA work begins

January 26, 2018 - Qikiqtaaluk

The five communities closest to the new Tallurutiup Imanga National Marine Protected Area, announced last August, received presentations that will help them contribute to an Inuit Impact Benefit Agreement (IIBA). Read More

Culture in science class

January 26, 2018 - Ausuittuq/Grise Fiord

Students at Umimmak School recently learned how to skin foxes expertly.

“Manasie Noah came into the school to show the students from Grade 7 to grade 9 how to skin a fox,” said science teacher Dylan Shaw. Read More

Northern Lights event showcases the best of Nunavut

January 26, 2018 - Nunavut

Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce (BRCC) chairperson Victor Tootoo says the Northern Lights Conference, held every two years in the south, is an opportunity to educate others about Nunavut.

“One of the politicians from Nunavut was listening to the mayor of Carp (Ont.) on transfers to the North,” Tootoo recalls. 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


January 26, 2018 - ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ

ᕼᐋᑭᖅᑎᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᑦ Team Rankin Inlet ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓗᓂ ᓵᓚᒋᔭᐅᒋᐊᖃᕐᓂᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᕐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᑉᓗᒍ ᔮᓐ ᓕᓐᑎᐅ ᑳᒻᒥᐊ ᑲᑉ ᐊᖑᑎᑦ ᐃᓐᓇᐃᑦ ᑕᒡᕙᓂ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᒥ ᔭᓐᓄᐊᕆ 25 − 28−ᒧᑦ, ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ. Read More

Nine-year-old Cambridge Bay shows ambition by the scoop

January 26, 2018 - Ikaluktutiak/Cambridge Bay

Jeremiah Maniyogina is only nine, but he’s already learning the value of money and figuring out ways to make it.
During a snowstorm in Cambridge Bay earlier this winter, Jeremiah turned to his mom, Suzanne, and shared a lucrative idea. Read More

Small theft makes big impact

January 26, 2018 - Sanikiluaq

The petty theft of pop and chips, and some other items, from the Mitiq Co-op in Sanikiluaq Jan 21 will be felt by many in the community.

RCMP Cpl. Henry Coman said the theft took place at approximately 5:30 p.m. on the Sunday evening. Read More

Let the battle commence

January 26, 2018 - Arviat

Team Rankin Inlet is going to be in tough to defend its championship at the Jon Lindell Memorial (JLM) Calm Air Cup senior men’s hockey championship this week, Jan. 25 to 28, in Arviat. Read More

Youth rave about Northern Youth Abroad

January 25, 2018 - Sanikiluaq

Northern Youth Abroad (NYA) announced its 2018 participants for its Next and international programs Jan. 22, and among the 12 Nunavut youth are Alexander Cookie and Quentin Sala of Sanikiluaq. 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

ᐅᐱᒋᔭᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖃᕐᓂᖅ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᓄᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᔪᒃᓴᓂᒃ

January 25, 2018 - ᓇᐅᔮᑦ

ᐅᒃᐱᕈᓱᑦᓯᐊᖅᖢᓂ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᐅᔪᒧᑦ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᑦ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᒋᑉᓗᒋᑦ, ᑯᐊᐳᕈ ᑐᕆᕗ ᒐᐅᑦᓯ ᓇᐅᔮᓂ ᐳᑭᖅᑕᓕᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᑦᓯᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᑦ ᓇᐅᔮᒥᐅᑕᖅ ᒪᑲᓚᐅᑦ ᐊᕐᓇᑦᓯᐊᑉ ᑐᒃᓯᕋᐅᑎᖓ ᑕᒡᕗᖓ Travis Hamonic Community−ᒧᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᖁᑉᓗᓂᐅᒃ. Read More

Aglukark brings therapy through art

January 25, 2018 - Rankin Inlet

The Kivalliq’s own international recording artist, Susan Aglukark, was in Rankin Inlet to deliver an arts program to students at Maani Ulujuk Ilinniarvik (MUI) on Jan. 11. Read More

Viewing Inuit heritage in Denmark

January 25, 2018 - Copenhagen

The Kitikmeot Heritage Society arranged for a couple of Cambridge Bay elders to fly to the Danish capital of Copenhagen for three weeks to see the Inuit collection at the National Museum of Denmark in December. Read More

Pinnguaq receives $1.7 million to spread te(a)ch

January 25, 2018 - Nunavut

Pinnguaq Association founder Ryan Oliver sat on the best news possible for two months before he could spread the joy: the federal government is providing $1.7 million in funding for the non-profit to develop 100 coding lessons and provide them to 15 Nunavut communities. Read More

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