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Recreation Leader of the Year award-winner Fred Muise of Cambridge Bay presents the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association Award of Merit to Jason Tologanak, also of Cambridge Bay. (recognizes an individual/organization/corporation for an outstanding contribution to achievements in each province and territory) 2016 Sport and Recreation Awards Celebration and Dinner Oct. 15, 2016 Michele LeTourneau/NNSL photo

Fred Muise moves on

Fred Muise still remembers his first day on the job like it was yesterday. He had sat down at his desk and proceeded to open up Facebook to write the following post: “I am sitting in...

Rankin embraces life

The Pulaarvik Kablu Friendship Centre led the way for people in Rankin Inlet to get involved with the Embrace Life Day initiative on Sept. 8. Embrace Life Day – or World Suicide Prevention Day –...

Demolitions underway in Kugluktuk

The Hamlet of Kugluktuk has been knocking down old garages and moved an old abandoned building, and the latter caught fire Sept. 1. The structure that partially burned once housed Brighter Futures' and tourism offices....

Kitikmeot Career Fair set for October

A Kitikmeot career fair will make the rounds during the first week of October but two things will be missing: the region's largest private employer and a stop in Kugaaruk. Four communities will be on...

Stranded Nunavut couple ride out hurricane

Hurricane Irma roared through the Caribbean last week and Iqaluit's Mark and Janet Crowther were in its path. Celebrating their 26th wedding anniversary at a Punta Cana resort on the eastern tip of the Dominican...

Nunavut gears up for general election

Elections Nunavut has been hard at work, with the final of five rounds of training completed for 22 returning officers and 31 assistant returning officers across the territory. The Nunavut general election, with a price...

ᕿᓇᓗᒐᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᐅᓪᓛᖅᓯᒪᑎᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ

ᒍᕇᑦ 9-ᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎ ᑑᒑᓕᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒡᔪᐊᖓᓐᓂᑦ ᓇᐅᔮᓂᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᖅᑎᑦᓯᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. ᕕᓕᐊᒻ ᓴᐃᒻᒪᐅᑦ, ᐅᑭᐅᓕᒃ 14-ᓂᒃ, ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖃᑎᖏᓪᓗ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᖅᓯᐅᑎᒥᒃ ᐊᐅᓪᓚᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐱᒋᐊᕈᑎᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒥᒃ ᓄᑖᒧᒥᒃ ᑑᒑᓕᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥᐅᑕᖏᑦ ᕿᓇᓗᒐᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒡᓗ. ᒍᕇᑦ 9-ᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᔨᖓᑦ, ᓗᐃᑦ ᕗᕋᐃᓐᓯᔅ, ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐱᒋᐊᕈᑎᖃᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎᖃᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ, ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᒍᕇᑦ...

Honour and exercise

The month of August was a busy, constructive and sentimental one for members of the Canadian Rangers Naujaat Patrol Group. Twenty-one rangers took to the land with trainer Sgt. Frank Monaghan of Yellowknife on a...

Whale of a trip

A Grade 9 student at Tuugaalik High School rocked the Naujaat community this past month. William Shimout, 14, was with his classmates on the annual outing to start the new year at Tuugaalik High...

Whale of a trip

A Grade 9 student at Tuugaalik High School rocked the Naujaat community this past month. William Shimout, 14, was with his classmates on the annual outing to start the new year at Tuugaalik High...

Walking against suicide

The fourth Terence Tootoo Suicide Prevention Walk was held in Rankin Inlet on Aug. 28. The participants were scheduled to meet in front of the Tootoo family home at 6 p.m. for a prayer to...

Gazing into the crystal ball

Gord Billard is less than four months away from the John Arnalukjuak High School Drama Club's first production of the school year. With the bar set so very high with Romeo and Juliet this...

Time for science

Science-loving students from across the Kivalliq will descend into Chesterfield Inlet tomorrow for the Kivalliq Science Educators Community's annual Science Cultural Camp. The camp is being held in Chester from Sept. 7-11, with a focus...

Pride and accomplishment

Fifteen Grade 12 graduates earned a unique distinction on Aug. 25. in Naujaat, when their Class of 2017 became the first to graduate at the new Tuugaalik High School. Vice-principal Julia MacPherson said a number...

Festival returns

The third installment of the Festival by the Lake was met with success in Baker Lake from Aug. 25-27. This year's festival truly did offer something for everyone with tons of kid's games, a Bouncy...

Editorial: It’s gotta be the shoes

There are three things I will not miss should I ever decide to leave Rankin Inlet and Kivalliq News. Those are: the cost of living in Rankin, the ridiculous amounts of money we're forced...

Creating magic in Chester

Students at Victor Sammutok School (VSS) are never asked to pay a price for living in a small community and that includes never missing a sliver of magic when high school graduation rolls around...

ᐱᖁᔭᒃᓴᖅ 37 ᐊᑐᓕᖅᑎᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᐹ?

ᐊᒥᓱᓄᑦ ᑖᓐᓇ ᐱᖁᔭᒃᓴᖅ 37 ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒋᔭᐅᖕᒪᑦ - ᒪᓕᒐᖅ ᐋᕿᒋᐊᖅᓯᔪᑕᐅᔪᖅ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᖓᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᓴᐳᔾᔨᓯᒪᔾᔪᑏᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᓄᑦ - ᐱᐊᓂᒃᑕᐅᓚᐅᖏᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᕐᕕᒃ ᐃᓱᓕᑉᐸᑦ ᑐᖁᓂᐊᖅᑐᖅ, ᐱᒋᐊᕐᓂᐊᓕᕐᒥᖕᒪᑕ ᑲᑎᒪᓂᖏᑦ ᓯᑎᐱᕆ 12-ᒥ. ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎ ᓱᓕ ᐊᔪᐃᓐᓇᐅᑎᒋᒃᑲᓐᓂᕈᒪᔭᖓ. “ᐅᓐᓃᑦ ᐱᐊᓂᒃᑕᐅᖏᒃᑲᓗᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ, ᑖᓐᓇ ᐱᖁᔭᒃᓴᖅ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᕋᓛᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ...

ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᑐᖃᖏᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᓕᕆᓂᖅ ᑲᑎᑕᐅᓂᖏᑦ ᓯᑯᒥ

ᓕᓯ ᑲᕕᒃ ᐃᓕᖁᓯᑐᖃᒥᓂᒃ ᓯᓚᕐᔪᐊᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᑎᑦᓯᓇᓱᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᑐᖅᖢᓂ ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᐊᑎᖃᖅᑐᒥᒃ Google Earth. ᐃᒡᓗᓕᓂᖅ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᓴᓂᑭᓗᐊᒥ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᐳᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᒍᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᓄᑦ ᑕᐃᑲᓂᒥᐅᓄᑦ. “ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᒍᑦ Googleᑯᓐᓂᒃ ᑲᑎᑦᓱᐃᓪᓗᑕ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᐅᖓᓯᒃᑐᒥᐅᓂᑦ ᓯᑯᒥᒃ ᓴᓂᑭᓗᐊᒥᒃ. ᑕᐃᒪᐃᓕᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᒍᑦ 2015-ᒥ,” ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᑐᑭᒧᐊᒃᑎᑎᔨ ᑖᒃᑯᓄᖓ to collect Arctic...

Editorial: Not guilty does not mean innocent

After more than a year of study, the federal Competition Bureau says First Air and Canadian North did not break the law in its efforts to stop startup airline GoSarvaq from entering the Ottawa-Iqaluit...