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...