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Major shipping proposal put forward in Resolute Bay

Sarah Salluviniq and Mike Stephens are prepared to purchase a survey vessel and provide a wide range of services, including Northwest Passage floor mapping and cruise ship escorts. They're just waiting on approval from the...

Bart Hanna-Kappianaq survives seven days alone on the land after getting lost while hunting

After seven days lost on the land during a September hunting trip Bart Hanna-Kappianaq is reassured that he's cared for dearly. Military searchers rescued the Iglulik resident and initially took him to Hall Beach on...

Persistent polar bears intrude on Resolute

There's something polar bears like about Resolute, because they keep coming back. Two mothers, each with a pair of cubs, and an adult male have been spotted around the community, mostly at night during the...

Kugluktuk has its MLA

Mila Adjukak Kamingoak doesn't have to run a race for the MLA's seat in Kugluktuk but she's planning to seek input from residents anyway. "I'm still going to go out and campaign door to...

Iglulik makes pitch for craft shop

When a cruise ship arrived in Iglulik over the summer and passengers went door-to-door in search of crafts, Greg Morash decided to seek a solution. Morash is working on an application to the Canadian Northern...

ᐃᒡᓗᓕᖕᒥᐅᑦ ᐊᔪᐃᓐᓇᐅᑎᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᓴᓇᕕᒃᓴᒥᓂᒃ

ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓂᑦ ᐅᒥᐊᕐᔪᐊᒃᑯᑦ ᓂᐅᕈᑲᑕᒃᑐᓂᒃ ᑎᑭᑦᑐᖃᕌᖓᑦ ᐊᐅᔭᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᖕᒧᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᐳᓚᕋᑲᑕᓕᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ ᑕᑯᕚᒃᓴᖅᓯᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓴᓇᐅᒐᓂᒃ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᕆᔭᐅᔪᓂᑦ, ᒍᕆᒃ ᒧᕌᔅ ᑕᒪᑐᒥᖓ ᐋᕐᑭᒃᓯᓇᓱᐊᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ. ᒧᕌᔅ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᑐᒃᓯᕋᐅᑎᓂᒃ ᑲᓇᑕᒥᐅᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᖓᓂ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᐅᑎᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑦᑎᔨᒃᑯᓐᓂᑦ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᓴᓇᕕᓕᐊᖑᔪᒪᔪᖅ ᑲᔪᓯᑦᑎᐊᕈᓐᓇᕋᔭᕐᒪᖔᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑕᐅᖁᓪᓗᒍ, ᑕᒫᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᖓᓂ ᐱᑕᖃᕆᐊᖃᓪᓗᑐᕐᒪᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᑦᑐᒥᒃ ᓴᓇᐅᒐᖅᑎᓄᑦ ᓴᓇᕕᖕᒥᒃ. “ᑕᐃᒃᑯᐊ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑕᐅᑎᑦᑎᔪᓐᓇᖅᐸᑕ...

ᖁᕐᓗᖅᑐᒥ ᐊᑲᐅᓂᖅᓴᐅᓕᖅᑎᑦᑎᔪᖅ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᓄᑦ

ᑉᕆᔅᑕᓐ ᑲᐸᑲᑐᐊᖅ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐱᓕᕆᔭᒃᓴᖃᓗᐊᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᒃᓱᕉᑎᖃᕈᒪᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓴᐅᑎᒥᓂᒃ. ᑐᕌᒐᖃᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᓕᓵᓂᒃᑯᓂ ᖁᕐᓗᖅᑐᕐᒥᑦ ᑐᖓᓕᖓᓂ ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᐊᓂᑦ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓂᐊᖅᑐᖅ, ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐃᓕᓴᐅᑎᓂ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᐅᑎᑕᖏᑦ ᐊᓯᖏᓐᓂᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᒥᓂᑦ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᐊᐅᔭᖅ ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᐱᔭᒃᓴᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ. ᑖᓐᓇ 17-ᓂᒃ ᐅᑭᐅᓕᒃ ᐊᐅᓚᖅᓯᒪᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᕗᐃᓂᐲᒃᒧᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᑦ ᐱᖑᐊᖅᑎᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᑭᓕᖅᓱᖅᑕᐅᖏᓱᓂ ᐱᔨᑦᓯᕋᖅᑎᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᑭᒡᒐᖅᑐᖅᑎᐅᓪᓗᓂ...

Making Kugluktuk better for youth

Preston Kapakatoak has reduced his extra-curricular schedule a bit to concentrate on his school work. He's aiming to graduate from Kugluktuk High School next year, so his studies are a priority, but what a summer...

Kugaaruk faces accommodations crunch

Kugaaruk has one motel with six rooms, but close to 100 people have landed in the community to do work, most of it related to construction. With the motel booked solid, visiting Justice officials were...

Resolute wants dump moved from historical site

The site where the first exiled residents of Resolute took shelter is buried in garbage and the community's mayor wants the situation addressed quickly. "It's very important because it's where our community was and that's...

ᐃᓐᓇᑐᖃᖅ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒃᑐᖅ ᕿᖓᐅᓕᐊᓚᐅᕋᒥ

ᐅᓪᓗᐃᑦ ᓯᑕᒪᑦ ᐊᓂᒍᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐅᑎᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᕿᖓᐅᒥᑦ, ᐃᓐᓇᑐᖃᖅ ᐄᕙ ᑲᑯᓚᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒃᑐᒻᒪᕆᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᓱᓕ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᓪᓗᓂᓗ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᑕᐃᑦᓱᒪᓂ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᖃᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ ᕿᖓᐅᒥ. “ᐃᓗᐃᑦᑑᓕᖅᐳᖓ. ᐆᒻᒪᑎᒻᓄᑦ ᐱᐅᕗᖅ ᒫᓐᓇ ᓱᓕ,” ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ. “ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓗᒃᑖᖅ ᓱᓕ ᐃᓅᔪᓐᓇᓕᖅᐳᖓ ᒎᑎᒧᑦ ᐊᐃᔭᐅᓚᐅᖏᓐᓂᒻᓂ. ᖁᕕᐊᓱᑦᓯᐊᕋᒪ.” ᑲᑯᓚᒃ ᓯᑕᒪᒋᔭᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᓐᓇᑐᖃᖅ ᐊᐅᓪᓚᖅᓯᒪᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓯᑉᑕᐱᕆ 9-13-ᒧᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᐊᓛᑐᖃᒥ − ᐃᑲᕋᖅ...

Students back in school

The school year finally kicked off in Kugaaruk last week as the former hamlet office renovations were completed. High school students started on Sept. 18 while kindergarten to Grade 9 were in class as...

Kugaaruk faces accommodations crunch

Kugaaruk has one motel with six rooms, but close to 100 people have landed in the community to do work, most of it related to construction. With the motel booked solid, visiting Justice officials were...

Higher cancer risk for Inuit

A higher prevalence of smokers, lack of access to nutritious food, and being overdue for cancer screening at medical facilities are factors that raise cancer risks for Inuit, according to a new report. Developed jointly...

Elder delighted by trip to Bathurst Inlet: ‘It’s really good in my heart right...

Four days after returning from Bathurst Inlet, elder Eva Kakolak was still overjoyed and sentimental while discussing her time back at home in the Bathurst Inlet area. "It was fulfilling. It's really good in my...

Gjoa Haven teen spends summer immersed in military lifestyle

While some Nunavummiut teenagers slept in during their summer break, Nicole Kununak was regularly out of bed at 4 a.m. Not only was she up early, she was engaged in physical fitness first thing in...

The great Gjoa Haven elders database

If elders were school teachers, they may have a few classes in particular that they'd be most comfortable teaching. With that in mind, staff at Quqshuun Ilihakvik invited Gjoa Haven's elders to enjoy some tea...

Chilling for a good cause

Nineteen dips in chilly water raised more than $2,000 for youth swimming pool programs and equipment at the end of July. There were just shy of 20 volunteers who waded into the 8C waters of...