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


January 24, 2018 - ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ

ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥᐅᑕᓪᓚᕆᒃ ᓯᓚᕐᔪᐊᒥ ᓂᐱᓕᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐃᓐᖏᖅᑎ, ᓲᓴᓐ ᐊᒡᓘᒃᑲᒃ, ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒦᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᑎᑎᕋᐅᔭᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᓯᔭᖅᑐᖅᖢᓂ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓄᑦ ᒫᓂ ᐅᓗᔪᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖓᓂ ᔭᓐᓄᐊᕆ 11−ᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ. Read More

ᓯᓚᕐᔪᐊᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᔪᑦ

January 24, 2018 - ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ

ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᔮᓐ ᐊᕐᓇᓗᒡᔪᐊᑉ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒡᔪᐊᖓᑦ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᓯᓚᕐᔪᐊᒥ Connected Northᖑᓂᕋᖅᑕᐅᔪᒃᑯᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᖃᑎᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ Globe Theatre ᑯᐃᓐ ᓄᓇᖓᓐᓂᒥᐅᑕᓂᒃ London, England, ᔭᓐᓄᐊᕆ 11−ᒥ. Read More

In praise of youth programming

January 24, 2018 - Naujaat

Being a huge believer in programs aimed at youth, Cpl. Trevor Gouchie of the Naujaat detachment of the RCMP was more than happy to help write local youth Macleod Arnatiaq’s application to the Travis Hamonic Community program. Read More

Bummer in Rankin

January 23, 2018 - Rankin Inlet

The two Hockey Canada reps, Hockey Canada manager of school programs Pier-Alexander Poulin and instructor Jeff Shepherd, who had such an excellent visit to Naujaat, found the sledding a whole lot tougher in Rankin Inlet, where Mother Nature showed herself to be no fan of the hybrid sport of floorball. Read More

ᐊᐃᑦᑖᖑᓚᐅᕐᓂᖓ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ

January 23, 2018 - ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ

ᒪᕐᕉᒃ ᕼᐋᑭᖅᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᑭᒡᖓᖅᑐᖅᑎᒃ, ᐊᐅᓚᑦᓯᔨᖓᓪᓗ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᒃᓴᓄᑦ Pier-Alexander Poulin ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᔨ ᔨᕝ ᓯᐳᑦ, ᓇᐅᔮᓄᐊᖅᓯᒪᓚᐅᖅᑐᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᑦᓯᐊᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒡᓗ ᑕᐃᑲᓂ, ᖃᐅᔨᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓯᑐᕋᕐᓂᖅ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓇᕐᓂᖅᓴᐅᖕᒪᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ, ᓯᓚᑦᓯᐊᖑᖃᑦᑕᓚᐅᖏᒻᒪᑦ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᓄᖓ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᕋᓱᐊᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᓇᑎᕐᒥ ᕼᐋᑭᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ. Read More

Reaching for the Globe

January 23, 2018 - Arviat

Arviat’s John Arnalukjuak High School (JAHS) hosted the first international Connected North session with Shakespeare’s Globe theatre in London, England, on Jan. 11. Read More

Iqaluit’s Inuksuk Drum Dancers look back at busy 2017

January 22, 2018 - Iqaluit

The Inuksuk Drum Dancers had a busy year representing the territory in Iqaluit and beyond.

“They perform traditional and contemporary Inuit music throughout Iqaluit and the rest of Canada. One of their mandates is to promote and preserve Inuktitut,” said Inuksuk High School choir director Mary Piercey-Lewis. Read More

Pool fuel use to drop dramatically

January 21, 2018 - Iqaluit

The federal government committed Jan. 15 to fund the city’s plan to complete the greening of the Iqaluit Aquatic Centre – reducing heating fuel use by 80 per cent – and expand Qulliq Energy Corp’s district heating system. Read More

January 22 – On-the-Land Contest

January 21, 2018

Winner: Kyra Tanuyak
Chesterfield Inlet
“This is my daughter Katelyn Panimiran Tanuyak. She loves to go out hunting, and she caught her first umingmak in summer 2017 near Chesterfield Inlet.” Read More

Sports Talk: A Russian love story in every sense

January 21, 2018 - NWT/Nunavut

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

ᐊᑭᑭᓐᓂᖅᐹᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐃᓅᔪᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖏᒻᒪᑦ

January 21, 2018

ᑲᓇᑕᒥᐅᑦ ᐅᔾᔨᖅᓱᑦᑎᐊᓕᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᑭᑭᓐᓂᖅᐹᒥᒃ ᐊᑭᓕᐅᓯᐊᖑᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᓴᓇᔨᓂᒃ ᐊᓐᑎᐅᕆᐅᒥ ᐃᐊᓪᐴᑕᒥᓗ, ᖄᖏᖅᓯᑲᐃᓐᓇᕐᒪᑕ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐊᓯᖏᓐᓂᓗ ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᐊᕕᒃᑐᖅᓯᒪᕕᖏᓐᓂ ᓄᓇᓂ ᐊᑭᓕᐅᓯᐊᓄᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᐃᑦ ᐊᑭᑭᓐᓂᖅᐹᒥᒃ ᓴᓇᔨᓄᑦ ᐊᑭᓖᔪᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᑦ. Read More

Power corp. wants one rate for all Nunavummiut

January 21, 2018 - Nunavut

Qulliq Energy Corp.’s (QEC) latest bid to standardize power rates across the territory won’t be an easier sell than it was in 2014, when Paul Okalik, then minister responsible, cancelled such plans. Read More

Qulliq studies ways to reduce diesel use

January 20, 2018 - Nunavut

Qulliq Energy Corporation is looking for affordable ways to reduce diesel use and an Ontario-based company is trying to prove its variable-speed generators are the answer. Read More

Learning to prevent bullying in Gjoa Haven

January 20, 2018 - Gjoa Haven/Taloyoak

Seventeen students took part in a two-day Red Cross mentorship workshop called Beyond the Hurt, which also includes anti-bullying and leadership training, at Qiqirtaq Ilihakvik last Tuesday and Wednesday. Read More

Minimum is far from living wage

January 20, 2018 - Nunavut

Canadians are watching the labour situation in Ontario and Alberta, which recently surpassed Nunavut as the jurisdictions with Canada’s highest minimum wages. Read More