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Darrell Greer

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Darrell Greer is Editor of Kivalliq News

Rankin family wins big at NHL game in Winnipeg

The Kabluitok family didn’t know Lady Luck had paid them a big visit when they left the NHL game pitting the Montreal Canadiens against the Winnipeg Jets 10-minutes early on Dec. 23. Back at their...

Rankin Rock defends A1 hockey title

The Rankin Rock hockey team defied the odds and successfully defended its Winnipeg Jets Challenge Cup Bantam A1 championship last month in Winnipeg. The Rock went undefeated (6-0) in the tournament which ran from Dec....

Overlander Sports donates skate machine to Naujaat

Sometimes there truly is a silver lining hidden in those storm clouds. Community Government and Services Minister Lorne Kusugak found one of those silver linings when his plane flew over Rankin Inlet when he was...

Around the Kiv: GN service awards

Listed below are Government of Nunavut employees receiving milestone service awards for 20-plus years this week, their community and the number of years served. Numerous other employees were presented with five-, 10- and 15-year...

Rankin students featured on international recording

As the accolades continue to come in for Darkspark’s Four Directions Project, Rankin Inlet students are featured on the latest song to be released as a single, Taught by the Best. The tune has been...

Chester students receive holiday envelops from the south

Students at Victor Sammurtok School (VSS) received some early holiday cheer when they received a gift from the Northern Canada Mini Projects in Chesterfield Inlet on Dec. 13. Northern Canada Mini Projects is a growing...

More role models leaving could spell trouble for Rankin

Well, valued readers, another year has passed us by and another decade has come to end. Life is good, but it, indeed, does go by fast. All in all, 2019 was a good year for the...

Rankin’s hockey program off to torrid start due to arena delays

The start of the 2019-2020 hockey season has been a blur of activity for Rankin Inlet rec co-ordinator David Clark in his roles as head instructor for the Rankin Rock Season Opener Hockey Camp...

New KIA president vows to assess election policies, mining royalties

Arviat’s Kono Tattuinee rode the strength of incredible support in both his home community and Rankin Inlet to be named the new president of the Kivalliq Inuit Association (KIA) during the recent elections. Stanley Adjuk...

Elders day at school in Chesterfield Inlet

It was a day of holiday bliss and companionship for the group of elders who attended the fourth annual Elder’s Christmas Feast at Victor Sammurtok School (VSS) in Chesterfield Inlet on Thursday, Dec. 12. The...

Expressions of gratitude as holiday season set to arrive

I always mark this space, my final editorial of any given year, to flap a flipper toward a few folks across the region who are more than worthy of the recognition. We have folks who...

A stitch in time at Rankin Inlet friendship centre

A sewing program being operated by the Pulaarvik Kablu Friendship Centre (PKFC) is gaining popularity and posting great early results in Rankin Inlet, says an organizer. PKFC executive director Charlene Williams-Kaludjak said the friendship centre...

Annual Hockey Challenge to honour legendary fans in Rankin Inlet

A new hockey game promises to be a big hit with fans and players alike when the Rankin Rock peewee team splits into two club teams to play the first annual Team (Tommy) Misheralk...

Around the Kiv: Fundraiser grows Rankin Inlet

Elder Adele Angidlik took home an early holiday bonus after having her ticket drawn at the Chase the Ace fundraiser for the Rankin Inlet Fire Department on Nov. 29. Elder Adele Angidlik took home an...

Sewing club going well at Rankin school

An after school sewing club produced its first completed parka of the year at Maani Ulujuk Ilinniarvik (MUI) in Rankin Inlet this past week. The first parka was completed by Destiny Anawak and given to...

Successful launch of Parent’s Night program at Chesterfield Inlet school

The first Parent’s Night at Victor Sammurtok School (VSS) was a success in Chesterfield Inlet on Nov. 26, says an organizer. The idea to start a Parent’s Night program came from teacher Horace Palmer, who...

Around the Kiv – Heavy schedule at new rink

Rankin Inlet The newly opened arena in Rankin Inlet got off to a quick start with a heavy schedule during its first week of operation from Nov. 23 to Dec. 1. Head instructor David Clark works...

Iqaluit, Iglulik, Puvirnituq and Inukjuaq headed to 2020 JLM Calm Air Cup

Hockey fans in Arviat are in for a good show when the next Jon Lindell Memorial (JLM) Calm Air Cup senior men’s tournament rolls around following news out of Whale Cove last week. Tourney organizer...

New arena means higher quality of live streams for community

Gabe Karlik is looking forward to the next hockey tournament he streams live in Rankin Inlet – big time! Karlik was on-hand to work the sound board for the grand opening of the new arena...

Around the Kiv: The ace returns for a chase in Rankin

Rankin Inlet The mega-popular Chase the Ace fundraiser has returned to Rankin Inlet as a way to raise funds for the community’s fire department and ambulance services. Shirley Aliyak displays the seven of clubs and the...