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Homicides at all-time low in 2016

There was only one homicide recorded in Nunavut in 2016, the lowest number recorded since Nunavut became a territory, according to Statistics Canada. A six-year-old girl was fatally stabbed in Coral Harbour in May 2016,...

Determined search and rescue teams worked day and night to find missing cousins

A feast and square dance were being planned in Hall Beach Friday to celebrate the successful rescue of a missing man and boy. A rescue patrol spotted cousins Paul Sr. Qulitalik, 22, and Mark Qulitalik,...

Entrepreneur aims to rebuild society for interpreters/translators

An entrepreneurial interpreter/translator is aiming to rebuild a professional society for those who work in the field. Eileen Kilabuk, owner of Edmonton-based Inuktut Translations, is seeking peers interested in joining an association, looking into the...

South Baffin’s Jimmy Manning documents his surroundings through words and photos, earns “Unsung Hero”...

Jimmy Manning is documenting everyday life. He regularly takes numerous photos, shoots video and jots down daily notes in his journals, of which he has amassed several volumes. "I just keep shooting, shooting, shooting," Manning said...

Burgeoning businesses in the Kitikmeot

Would you buy a fidget spinner made of caribou antler? Cambridge Bay's Thomas Kaohina hopes so. His innovative idea is one of many that have arisen among budding Kitikmeot entrepreneurs who are getting a grounding...

Edmonton Eskimos-ᑯᑦ ᓴᐳᔾᔨᓯᒪᓇᓱᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᓯᔩᔪᒪᖏᓱᑎᒃ ᐊᑎᕐᒥᓂᒃ

ᑖᒃᑯᐊ Edmonton Eskimos-ᑯᑦ ᐊᖅᓴᖅᑎᖏᑦ ᓱᓕᒃᑲᓐᓂᖅ ᐊᔪᐃᓐᓇᖅᑕᐅᓕᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᓯᔾᔩᖁᔭᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᑎᕐᒥᓂᒃ. ᕗᐃᓂᐲᒃᒥᐅᑦ ᒥᔪᖓ ᐃᓚᓕᐅᑎᓪᓗᓂ ᐳᕋᐃᔭᓐ ᐴᒪᓐ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑐᓴᕐᓇᖅᑐᑎᒍᑦ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᑕᖅᑭᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐊᖅᓴᖅᑏᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖓᑦ ᐱᖁᑎᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᑖᒃᑯᓂᖓ ᐱᖑᐊᖅᑎᓂᒃ, ᐱᒋᐊᖓᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ 1949-ᒥ, ᐊᓯᐊᓂᒃ ᐊᑦᑎᖅᑕᐅᖁᔭᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ “ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓅᖓᓂᖅᓴᒥᒃ”. ᓄᐊᒪ ᑕᓂᖕ, PhD-ᑖᕋᓱᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑳᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᓯᒪᓂᑰᓂᖓᓄᑦ ᐃᐊᓪᐴᑕᐅᑉ ᓯᓚᑦᑐᒃᓴᕐᕕᒃᔪᐊᖓᓂ ᐃᓐᒪᓐᑕᓐᒥ,...

ᕿᓂᕐᓂᖅ ᐊᐅᖃᑎᒋᔭᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᖁᕐᓗᖅᑐᒥ

ᑕᐃᑦᓱᒪᓂᑐᖃᖅ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᕙᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓇᕈᓐᓇᖅᐳᑦ, ᐃᓛᓐᓂᒃᑯᓪᓗ ᐊᑲᐅᔪᒥᒃ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᖃᖅᐸᒃᖢᑎᒃ. ᐃᑦᓇ ᐃᓚᐃᔭᔅ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐊᑐᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᑕᕐᕆᔭᐅᑎᓕᐅᖃᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᑎᖃᖅᑐᒥᒃ Edna's Bloodline, ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖅ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᖃᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᑖᑕᑦᓯᐊᕌᓗᐊᓂᒃ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᓂᖓᓄᓪᓗ. ᐲᑕ ᓄᐊᐳᒃ Petter Norberg, ᓱᕕᑕᓐᒥᐅᑕᖅ, ᐃᓚᖃᐅᖅᖢᓂᓗ ᖁᕐᓗᖅᑐᒥ, ᐃᓄᕕᖕᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᔪᑳᓐᒥ. ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᖓᓄᐊᓚᐅᖏᑦᖢᓂ ᓱᓕ ᑕᒫᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓂ 1800-ᓂ, ᐱᓕᕆᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐃᓚᖏᓪᓗ...

Man stabbed to death in Gjoa Haven

A man was fatally stabbed by another man in Gjoa Haven during the afternoon of Nov. 16, according to the RCMP. The police found the victim with a stab wound on the front step of...

Sacrifice not forgotten in Kugluktuk

Residents of Kugluktuk gathered at the community complex on Remembrance Day to pay tribute to Canada's military veterans and deceased soldiers. As part of the program, Miranda Atatahak read Laurence Binyon's poem For the Fallen,...

Fire hall under repair

A late August fire in the Kugaaruk fire hall caused an estimated $100,000 worth of damage to the building, according to John Ivey, the community's senior administrative officer. "We managed to get power reintroduced to...

Calm Air partnership with Aeroplan continues

Some Aeroplan members may have noticed that Aeroplan points are no longer being accumulated when they purchase flights through Calm Air. That doesn't mean the partnership between Aeroplan and the airline is ending anytime soon,...

Nunavut Election 2017 – Recount hangs over Cambridge Bay results

After winning by just nine votes in Cambridge Bay, Jeannie Ehaloak admits that she's facing anxious days ahead as a mandatory recount takes place due to winning with less than a two per cent...

Nunavut Election 2017 – Quassa ready to become premier

After being elected to a second term as Aggu MLA by 10 votes, Paul Quassa is prepared to become the territory's premier. "Oh definitely," he said. "That's why I wanted to get re-elected. I feel...

Nunavut Election 2017 – Akeeagok runs away with Quttiktuq

Quttiktuq was a crowded field with nine candidates, but one stood out among the rest: David Akeeagok. The senior GN bureaucrat far outpaced his competitors, racking up 189 votes compared to only 78 for Mishak...

Nunavut Election 2017 – Towtongie promises to boost Chesterfield Inlet

Cathy Towtongie said she won't allow her name to stand for premier or a cabinet seat until she meets with constituents in Chesterfield Inlet and Rankin Inlet first. The former Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. president...

Nunavut Election 2017 – Recount hangs over Cambridge Bay results

After winning by just nine votes in Cambridge Bay, Jeannie Ehaloak admits that she's facing anxious days ahead as a mandatory recount takes place due to winning with less than a two per cent...

Nunavut Election 2017 – Kusugak the clear cut winner in Rankin Inlet South

Northern News Services Lorne Kusugak didn't have to wait for a recount this time, claiming a decisive 309-136 victory over Alexander Sammurtok in Rankin Inlet South on Monday night. "I think the difference was I...

Nunavut Election 2017 – Kusugak the clear cut winner in Rankin Inlet South

Northern News Services Lorne Kusugak didn't have to wait for a recount this time, claiming a decisive 309-136 victory over Alexander Sammurtok in Rankin Inlet South on Monday night. "I think the difference was I...

ᐊᐅᔭᖅ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒃᑏᑦ ᐊᖑᒐᔪᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ

ᓇᓄᖅ ᑕᒪᐅᖓ ᓄᓈᖅᓯᒪᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓄᑦ ᒫᓐᓇᑦᑎᐊᖅ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᖃᓂᒃᓕᒃᑲᓐᓂᓚᐅᖏᑦᑐᖅ ᑕᑯᔭᐅᓴᐅᑎᒋᒃᑲᓐᓂᑐᐊᕋᒥ. ᔭᔅᑎᓐ ᕕᓐᓴᓐᑦ ᑕᑯᔭᕕᓂᐊ ᓂᐊᖁᓐᖒᑉ ᐊᖅᑯᑎᐊᓃᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᓱᐃᓛᒃ ᖁᑭᕐᓂᖅᖢᓂᐅᒃ ᐱᖓᓱᐊᖅᑎᖅᖢᓂ ᖁᑭᒋᐊᖅᖢᓂᐅᒃ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ. “ᐱᖃᑎᒐᓗ ᒥᑭᒋᐊᓐᓂᐊᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᓪᓄᒃ, ᓄᓇᒥ ᐱᓱᓲᔭᖅᑎᓪᓗᓄᒃ ᐊᖅᑯᓵᖅᓯᓚᐅᕋᓐᓄᒃ ᓇᓄᐊᓘᑉ ᑐᒥᖏᓐᓂᒃ. ᐊᓱᐃᓛᒃ ᒪᓕᓕᓚᐅᖅᑕᕗᑦ,” ᕕᓐᓴᓐᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᔭᒥᓂᒃ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᓕᕆᔨᒧᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ. ᐊᓱᐃᓛᒃ ᖃᓂᒃᓕᓕᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑖᓱᒧᖓ...

Hunting milestones achieved

A polar bear that wandered into the Iqaluit area a few weeks ago didn't get too far after being noticed. Juston Vincent located it near the Apex Road and brought it down with three shots. "I...