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Qaggiavuut takes on the world, hoping to bring the world to Nunavut

With $500,000 from the federal government, Qaggiavuut is one step closer to fulfilling the dream of a performing arts centre in Nunavut. "One of the...

First Qikiqtaaluk science fair in 18 years yields three projects for nationals

Thanks to a movement to resurrect science fairs in the region, three Inuksuk High School students will represent the Qikiqtaaluk at the Canada-Wide Science...

Volleyball program needs coaches

It's been a year of transition for the Rankin Royals junior female volleyball team with coaches Robert Kabvitok and Holly Mercer preparing to step...

Jail birds come through for hockey team

The Rankin Inlet fire department and bylaw stepped up to help the Rankin Rock novice team fundraise in Rankin Inlet on April 5. Fire Chief...

One-stop shopping for hunting, fishing, safety and Arctic Cat

The Rankin Inlet business community has a new member after Nitsik Leasing and Sales held its grand opening last week in Rankin Inlet. The new...

ᐹᑦ ᕼᐋᓇᐅᑉ ᓄᓕᐊᔪᖕᒥ ᓴᖅᑭᑎᑦᑎᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᕐᕕᖓᓐᓂ

ᐃᒡᓗᓕᖕᒥ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᖅᑎ ᐹᑦ ᕼᐋᓇ ᑲᑉᐱᐊᓇᖅ, ᓴᓇᒡᐅᔪᖅ ᓄᑖᖑᔪᒥᒃ ᓄᓕᐊᔪᖕᒥ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᒐᕐᔪᐊᒥᒃ 20-ᖓᓄᑦ ᓇᓪᓕᐅᓪᓂᖅᓯᐅᕐᕕᖓᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᖃᕐᓂᕐᒥ, ᐱᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᒪᓕᒃᑕᐅᔭᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᐋᑐᕚ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖃᖅᑎᑕᖓᓂ ᐊᐃᑉᕆᓕ 8-ᒥ. ᓴᖅᑭᑎᑦᑎᓂᐅᔪᖅ ᑎᓕᔭᐅᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᒐᕐᔪᐊᒥᒃ ᐱᒋᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐃᓄᑐᖃᖅ ᔩᓂ ᐅᑲᓕᖅ...

Taloyoak man charged after several shots fired

A 21-year-old Taloyoak man faces several charges, including discharging a firearm with the intent to endanger life, following a shooting incident in the community...

April 15 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Cain Pikuyak Hall Beach Hall Beach – March 1, 12 a.m. ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖅᑐᖅ: ᑲᐃᓂ ᐱᑯᔭᒃ ᓴᓂᕋᔭᒃ ᓴᓂᕋᔭᒃ – ᒫᔾᔨ 1, 12 ᐅᓪᓛᒃᑯᑦ Amy Audlakiak Qikiqtarjuaq My 11-month-old daughter Tammy enjoying fresh air behind an...

Iqaluit man charged with kidnapping

RCMP received a complaint last Wednesday, April 10, that a man was taken from his Iqaluit residence by another man, then held against his...

A fond farewell

Julia MacPherson's performance while teaching for seven years in Naujaat received a ringing endorsement when she was presented with a teaching award from the...

Co-op jersey day scores for food bank

A new spin on a more relaxed work environment – aimed at a community's passion – ended up providing a financial boost to the...

Spring festival success for Rankin Rock peewees

The Rankin Rock peewee A team defeated Yellowknife 4-2 in the final game to sweep to the Tier 1 championship of the annual Spring...

AROUND KIVALLIQ: End of an era

The Grand Old Lady on the hill will close its doors for the final time this coming weekend as the hamlet has announced the...

Success of historic trek based on Inuit knowledge

Despite losing one of its members, the Arctic Return Expedition is continuing its hike across the tundra in an attempt to re-enact Orcadian explorer...

Leona Aglukkaq to run for Tories in October federal election

The Conservative party announced April 12 former Nunavut MP and cabinet minister Leona Aglukkaq is their candidate of choice in the upcoming fall federal...

AROUND NUNAVUT: An igluvigaq, a wellness tour, and art as a tool for youth

Year of programming wraps up with igluvigaq-building workshop Qikiqtarjuaq Nunavut Youth LEAP (Land-based Educational Adventure Programs) hosted an igluvigaq-building workshop led by Loasie Aliqatuqtuq in Qikiqtarjuaq...

Panel and industry reps discuss why more Nunavut youth aren’t into mining

Industry champions are getting serious about interesting the younger generation in mining careers. Each year, the Nunavut Mining Symposium gathers hundreds of industry-related workers in...

Inuit Nunangat youth to develop community initiatives with new federal funding

The four Inuit regions are getting $660,000 to help address the significant social and economic inequalities faced by Northern youth, which create barriers to...

Inuk heart surgeon ‘one to watch’, says Queen’s University alumni association

Canada's first Inuk heart surgeon Donna May Kimmaliardjuk received the One to Watch Award at the Queen’s University Alumni Association Awards Gala April 6,...

Amazing On The Land photo contest winner loves her ‘cool dad’ Matthew Kunangnat

Matthew Kunangnat loves to get out on the land when he can, and his family obliges. One spring day in 2018, Winnie Seeteenak snapped a...

Bart Hanna’s Sedna unveiled at Parliament Hill

Iglulik artist Bart Hanna Kappianaq, creator of a new Sedna sculpture for the 20th anniversary of Nunavut's status as a territory, received all the...

Iqaluit chamber membership drive offers benefits to local business

The Iqaluit Chamber of Commerce, resurrected in early 2017 after an inactive phase, is seeking to up its membership from 42 to 55 in...

Building iglus in Taloyoak

The Hamlet of Taloyoak held a week-long iglu-building program in March. Abel Aqqaq, Tommy Aiyout and Abraham Uquqtunnuaq were the instructors who taught seven participants...

ᓯᓚ ᐅᖅᑰᓯᕙᓪᓕᐊᓂᖓᓂ ᑐᓂᒃ ᑕᐃᒻ ᑎᑭᑉᐳᖅ

54-ᖓᓂ ᑐᓂᒃ ᑕᐃᒻ ᐱᒋᐊᕐᓂᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᒪᑐᐃᖅᑕᐅᓂᖓᓂ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒍᑕᐅᔪᒥ ᐊᐃᑉᕆᓕ 11-ᒥ, ᐊᑦᑎᖅᑕᐅᓂᖓᓂ 2019-ᒥ ᑐᓂᕐᒥ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗᑦᑕᐅᖅ ᐅᐱᒋᔭᐅᔪᒥ ᑐᓂᕐᒥ. "ᑐᓂᒃ ᑕᐃᒻ ᐱᒋᐊᓕᓵᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᑐᓂᕐᒥ ᓴᖅᑭᑦᑐᖃᖅᐸᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᖃᓕᕈᓯᕐᒥ. ᐅᓇ ᑐᓂᖅ ᑐᒃᑐᕋᔭᐅᑉ-ᐊᒥᖏᓐᓂ ᐊᓐᓄᕌᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ, ᐊᒻᒪ...

ᐸᕐᓇᒃᓯᒪᕗᑦ ᐱᒋᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐳᑐᒍᕐᒥ-ᐳᑐᒍᕐᒧᑦ

ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᑭᖑᓪᓕᖅᐹᑦ ᐃᓯᒐᑦ ᒧᒥᐊᓂᒃᐸᑕ, ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ ᒧᒥᕐᓂᖅ ᓵᓚᖃᕋᓱᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐃᖏᕐᕋᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᐊᖅᐳᑦ. ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕐᓂᐅᔪᖅ, ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᓂᐊᖅᑐᒥ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒎᔪᒥ ᐅᖅᓱᖅᑑᒥ, ᐃᓕᓯᓂᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ ᒧᒥᖅᑎᒥ ᓵᓚᖃᕋᓱᐊᕐᓗᓂ ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ ᒧᒥᖅᑎᒧᑦ ᐅᓪᓗᓂ-ᑎᓴᒪᓂ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑕᐅᔪᒥ ᓵᓚᖃᕋᓱᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ. ᓯᕗᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᐃᓂᒃᓴᖃᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ ᓄᕕᐱᕆᒥ,...

April 8 – On-the-Land Contest

WINNER: Amy Audlakiak Qikiqtarjuaq We all made our own amautis in Qikiqtarjuaq at CPNP (Canada Prenatal Nutrition for parents with babies) from March 8 to 29. It...

Two charged with murder in Pond Inlet

RCMP's Major Crimes Unit have charged two people with second-degree murder in Pond Inlet. Pond Inlet officers responded to a disturbance in the early morning...

Cambridge Bay in talks for garbage-burning incinerator

Cambridge Bay council has a burning desire to reduce the waste piling up at the community's landfill, and the answer might lie in adopting...

Nunavut’s economy will see very high growth in coming years, says GN economist

The territory's immediate economic forecast is looking good, with very high growth in the next four years, though it must overcome challenges in the...

With warm weather comes Toonik Tyme

The 54th Toonik Tyme kicks off with an opening ceremony April 11, with the naming of the 2019 Toonik, as well as the Honorary...

Opinion & Editorial Articles

Volunteerism a Kivalliq strength

As the call for volunteers once again rings out across the Kivalliq to signal the...

ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓱᐃᓗᑎᑦ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᐊᕐᕕᓂᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓱᐃᔪᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᓄᑦ

ᐅᔾᔨᕆᒐᓗᐊᕈᕕᐅᒃ ᐋᒃᑲᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᖃᐅᑕᒫᒥ ᐃᓅᓯᕐᓂ, ᑕᒪᒃᑭᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓕᐊᑦ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᕗᑦ ᕿᓪᓕᖅᑐᒥ ᑮᓇᐅᔾᔭᒃᓴᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓇᓚᐅᑦᑖᕆᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒧᑦ. ᐅᖃᓪᓚᒃᖢᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᕕᒡᔪᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ, ᑲᓇᑕᒥ...

EDITORIAL: Support mines that support Nunavummiut

Whether you notice it or not in your daily life, all reports show a glittering...

ᓯᓚ ᖃᓄᐃᓐᓂᖓ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᑎᓪᓗᒍ

ᓯᓚ ᐆᓇᖅᓯᕙᓪᓕᐊᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᐅᔭᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᑕᓗ ᓱᑲᑦᑐᒥᒃ, ᐃᓱᒪᕙᓪᓕᐊᓕᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᐸᕐᓇᒍᑎᖃᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓪᓗᑕ ᐊᐅᔭᖅ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ. ᑐᐸᖃᑦᑕᓕᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᓯᕿᓐᓂᖅᑐᒧᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᓗ ᓯᕿᓐᓂᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓱᓕ ᓯᓂᒐᓱᐊᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᐊᓕᕆᓪᓗᑕ. ᐆᒻᒪᕆᒃᓯᓯᒪᓕᖅᖢᑕᓗ...

IN MY VIEW: Changing of the season

As the season is changing so quickly, we begin to think and plan for this...

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