Mining company Agnico Eagle is researching how it can integrate automated technology at its Kivalliq sites. Read More
A Rankin Inlet man is behind bars after being accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and hitting a police officer with his snowmobile.
“We have a saying that we read till our eyes bleed,” student Alanna Copland says of the rigours of the Nunavut Law Program. Read More
Seven comedians faced off March 11 in Iqaluit for the chance to travel – all expenses paid – to Ottawa to perform at the Alterna Savings Crackup Comedy Festival Finale later this month. Read More
The spirit of sportsmanship that embodies the Arctic Winter Games will be on full display Thursday as six delegations compete under one flag. Read More
The impact of the Government of Nunavut’s Iqaluit beer and wine store’s non-profit business model may end up costing the community, if the effect on the local legion is any indication. Read More
Instead of flying Kivalliq residents almost 1,500 km to Winnipeg for many medical appointments, Manitoba’s NDP leader is proposing that Churchill serve more of the Kivalliq’s health needs. Read More
A trend is emerging in Nunavut: young women in politics.
The community of Kimmirut, with a population of approximately 450, has elected 24-year-old Ningeolaa Killiktee as mayor. She was sworn in Jan. 4 after a December election.
Senior administrative officer Kimberley Young thinks Killiktee may be the youngest mayor in the territory, though executive director of the Nunavut Association of Municipalities Brian Fleming could not confirm. Read More
Ten years after approaching Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC), Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. is moving forward on Nanilavut (Let’s find them) by hiring three staff to manage a database. Read More
Mona Pitseolak celebrated giving birth to her daughter Tapisa just as the rest of the territory was celebrating the birth of Nunavut April 1, 1999.
Mona recalls her daughter’s birth got a lot of attention then, and still does. Read More
They came, talked shop, celebrated local culture and kicked up their heels together. For the fifth consecutive year, the Kitikmeot Trade Show sold out as 200 delegates descended on Cambridge Bay Feb. 12 to 14. It was the 19th year for the event. Read More
The Netsilik riding will see incumbent Emiliano Qirngnuq attempt to fend off challenger Joe Tulurialik. Read More
Thirty seconds of a conversation with educator Rebecca Hainnu is more than enough time to understand why she is lauded by so many – her energy and will are at once contagious and compelling. Read More
There’s more than one way to pass the courses needed to get a Grade 12 diploma. Read More
Construction is complete ahead of schedule on the $10.2-million Kenojuak Cultural Centre and Print Shop and the keys have been turned over to the Hamlet of Cape Dorset and the West Baffin Eskimo Co-op. Read More
Pre-schoolers will have some home-grown Saturday morning viewing to tune into when Anaana’s Tent hits APTN May 12. Read More
Haomik Joy lost her parents when she was only six years old, but she remained surrounded by caring people. She has since become the caring person who brings comfort to others. Read More
Rio Tinto, the world’s third-largest mining company, made the news earlier this month when it announced it is expanding its fleet of autonomous haul trucks to 100 in a region of Australia. Read More
Mental health is a well-known but sensitive issue in Nunavut. Although Kugluktuk has a psychiatric nurse in Alpheus Mansaray, who began working in the community in March 2017, his list of clients wasn’t long upon his arrival. Read More
Lazarus Qattalik and his Iqippagit bandmates are having a great time jamming and touring the festival circuit, but they also have a charitable side. Read More
The new year is going to bring a wealth of determined job seekers in five Nunavut communities.
Arviat, Baker Lake, Cambridge Bay and Pond Inlet hosted 12-week pre-employment workshops from September into December. In Iqaluit, the program will be complete in March. Read More
The arena in Kugaaruk is undergoing $1 million worth of work in two phases. The first phase will begin in the coming weeks with improvements to the heating system, the installation of more efficient lighting and patching up the dressing rooms, senior administrative officer John Ivey said. Read More