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New program supports youth-led community projects

Northern Youth Abroad (NYA), the program begun in Nunavut in 1998 to "cultivate youth leadership, individual career goals, cross-cultural awareness, and international citizenship amongst...

Dogs let out from pound in Rankin

The hamlet dog pound was vandalized sometime during the early morning hours of July 11 in Rankin Inlet. The pound’s fence was broken, holes were...

Rankin gymnasts on world stage

Lisa Kresky couldn’t have asked for anything more to end her 15-year run as founder and head coach with the Aqsarniit Ujauttaq (Northern Lights)...

Cadets celebrate Nunavut Day far from home

Cadets attending the Whitehorse Cadet Training Centre for a summer program celebrated Nunavut's 20th birthday in the company of their fellow cadets July 9. "The...

Actua summer camps return to Nunavut

Actua is back in Nunavut for the summer, delivering STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) camps to children across the territory. Actua is holding the...

Gathering planned to honour missing Pangnirtung woman Mary Papatsie

The Papatsie family, together with Tungasuvvingat Inuit, will host a gathering July 20 to remember and honour Mary Papatsie. Papatsie, who is originally from Pangnirtung...

New Iqaluit community daycare scheduled to open in September

Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett, together with a variety of Nunavut and Iqaluit dignitaries, celebrated the completion July 8 of Iqaluit's newest daycare,...

Merged airline flight schedule still many months away; loyalty program remains

Canadian North and First Air confirmed Wednesday that their merger, already granted regulatory approval with several conditions, is now officially complete on paper. However, it...

Inuit language cannot be neglected

Nunavut Day was celebrated on Tuesday and we're 20 years into the creation of a territory with tremendous promise. Much has been accomplished over two...

Publicly-elected premier a non-issue

It really seems like just yesterday when the birth of Canada’s newest territory was fast approaching the horizon of reality, and consensus government (and...

Summertime fun and learning in Rankin Inlet

The Rankin Inlet recreation department has been going full speed with a number of summer projects. The hamlet recently opened its Area 6 playground, making...

Makimautiksat program has strong record against suicide

Mental health outreach worker Brittany Holm teamed-up with Tuugaalik High School’s community counsellor, Jennifer Kadjuk, to deliver the Makimautiksat Youth Wellness and Empowerment program...

Teachers sharpen leadership skills

The school year is over, but the learning hasn't stopped for some of Nunavut's teachers. Dozens of educators -- principals, assistant-principals and teachers -- are...

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