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Pangnirtung’s new mayor sworn in

The community of Pangnirtung held a swearing in ceremony for their new mayor Hezakiah Oshutapik and hamlet council members. Constable Robby Burke conducted the ceremony on behalf of the hamlet on Oct. 29. The former...

Quentin Sala awarded for youth leadership in Sanikiluaq

Quentin Sala, 20, is "honoured" to receive a youth leadership award for his work in sports and recreation in Sanikiluaq. He is the recipient for the 2019 One Ocean Expedition Youth Leader of the Year...

AROUND NUNAVUT: Iqaluit’s mayor not pursuing reelection, Sammurtok pens new picture book, and...

Iqaluit mayor won't be running in fall elections, urges Inuit and women to run Iqaluit In an Aug. 27 statement, Mayor Madeleine Redfern announced she will not seek reelection this fall. In her statement, Redfern talks about...

Guides, search-and-rescue team polish ice rescue skills

Guides and search-and-rescue team members had the opportunity to take Surface Ice Field Safety instruction in Pond Inlet May 8 to 10. Trainer Steve Ruskay, who organized the certification course in the community, in partnership...

AROUND NUNAVUT: Eva Aariak invested to Order of Canada, Paula Ikuutaq Rumbolt shortlisted...

Aariak, Kamookak invested to Order of Canada Ottawa Governor General Julie Payette invested former Nunavut premier Eva Aariak as a Member of the Order of Canada May 8 at Rideau Hall in Ottawa. "Eva Aariak has dedicated...

AROUND NUNAVUT: A qamutik, a $4,000 donation and four great films

Student builds his own qamutik Sanikiluaq Shops class at Sanikiluaq's Paatsaali School is generating many creations, but one is a stand-out. Qinnaujuaq Iqaluq built himself a qamutik. "It's part of our regular shops program, hands-on activities. It's culturally...

Naujaat cleans up the community

Community members in Naujaat hit the streets on Aug. 4 armed with garbage bags, gloves, rakes and a goal of picking up as much garbage as they could. Touted by the hamlet as a way...

QIA board meeting in Arctic Bay to discuss $1 million in new program funding

Qikiqtaaluk - The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is holding its three-day board meeting in Arctic Bay May 30 to June 1. Along with updates from the departments of lands and resources, major projects and...

Students collect directories, raise green funds

Iqaluit - After collecting 515 old telephone directories, students from Inuksuk High School in Iqaluit received $300 from Northwestel for their efforts. "Every year, the effort demonstrated by students in each of these participating schools...

Habitat for Humanity selects family of five for a new home

Iqaluit - Habitat for Humanity Iqaluit has selected the Ipeelie-Qiatsuk family for a new home to be built in Apex beginning in mid-June. Construction is scheduled to be completed in December. "We are so happy...

QIA and Baffinland Iron Mines agree on workplan for Mary River

Qikiqtaaluk - The Qikiqtani Inuit Association and Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. signed off on the first full workplan for the Mary River Inuit Impact Benefit Agreement (IIBA) at a recent meeting in Arctic Bay. Included...