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An award-winning volunteer with strong foundations

Haomik Joy lost her parents when she was only six years old, but she remained surrounded by caring people. She has since become the caring person who brings comfort to others. A volunteer with numerous...

Nominees finalized in Kugluktuk hamlet election

The number of candidates running for mayor and council has shrunk since the first round of nominations for the hamlet election in Kugluktuk. In the Dec. 11 Kugluktuk municipal election that was terminated by Nunavut...

Inuk prospector strikes gold with Agnico Eagle

Anyone wondering how to be a successful prospector may want to approach John Tugak, who will be Agnico Eagle's guest at the Nunavut Mining Symposium in Iqaluit April 9-12. Tugak is the first Inuk to...

ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑦᑎᓂᖅ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑦᑎᔨᐅᓪᓗᓂ

ᒫᑕ ᔮ ᐊᔾᔨᐅᖏᑦᑐᒥᒃ ᐊᑐᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᒥᒍᑦ ᐸᐃᕆᕝᕕᖕᒥ ᐸᖅᑭᔨᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᖓᓂ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᐅᑎᓂᒃ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑦᑎᔨᖑᖅᑐᖅ. ᐃᓄᒻᒪᕆᒃᑐᖅ ᖁᕝᕙᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᔪᒪᓪᓗᓂᓗ, ᔮ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᒥᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᓕᖓᓂ ᐊᒡᓚᒡᕕᓄᑦ ᑐᓂᐅᖅᑲᐃᔪᕕᓂᖅ ᑭᓐᖓᓂ, ᐊᓯᖏᓐᓂᓗ ᓴᓇᕕᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᖓᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᓂ. ᐅᖃᓗᒃᕕᐅᓕᖅᑐᕕᓂᖅ ᖃᖓᑦᑎᐊᖑᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᐱᕆᔭᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒍᓱᒃᑲᔭᕐᒪᖔᖅ ᓄᓇᓕᖓᓂ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᐅᑎᓂᒃ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑦᑎᔨᐅᓕᖅᐸᑦ, ᐊᑯᓂ ᑖᓐᓇ ᐃᓄᖃᖐᓐᓇᓕᕐᒪᑦ ᑕᖅᑭᓂᒃ ᐊᒥᓱᓂᒃ. ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖃᓚᐅᕈᓯᖓᓂ ᐸᐃᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ...

Preparations begin for large-scale military exercise

Residents of Cambridge Bay and Resolute can expect to see a major influx of military personnel in and around their communities as Operation Nunalivut is held from Feb. 23 to March 21. The annual High...

Child welfare workers to focus on prevention, early-intervention

The federal government is pushing a new approach to child welfare by emphasizing prevention and early intervention instead of social workers seizing children from troubled homes, but the funding to accompany those changes has...

Developing a knowledge of economic programs in Cape Dorset

Maata Jaw has made an uncommon transition from childcare to economic development officer. Eager and ambitious, Jaw dropped off her resume at the Cape Dorset hamlet office, among many other places, last year. She received...

Hall Beach needs houses and a breakwater, new mayor says

Jaypetee Audlakiak is a newcomer to politics, and he once was a newcomer to Hall Beach, but he says he knows what the community needs. Housing is so limited that the hamlet cannot hire a...

Rankin Inlet man charged with kidnapping, assaulting police officer

A Rankin Inlet man is behind bars after being accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and hitting a police officer with his snowmobile. RCMP responded to a complaint from a Rankin Inlet woman on Sunday morning...

9-ᓂᒃ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓕᒃ ᐃᖃᓗᒃᑑᑦᑎᐊᒥᐅᖅ ᐊᖑᑎᑯᓗᒃ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᐅᑎᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓕᕇᖅᑐᖅ

ᔨᕆᒪᐃᔭ ᒪᓂᔪᒌᓇ 9-ᓂᒃ ᓱᓕ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᖃᖅᖢᓂ, ᐃᓕᓴᓕᕇᖅᑐᖅ ᖃᓄᖅ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᕈᓐᓇᕐᓂᕐᒥᓂᒃ ᖃᓄᕐᓗ ᐊᑐᕐᓂᖃᕐᓂᖓᓂᒃ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᕈᓐᓇᕈᓂ ᐃᒻᒥᓄᑦ. ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐱᖅᓯᖅᑐᐊᓘᖃᑦᑕᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᒃᑑᑦᑎᐊᒥ ᐅᑭᐊᒃᓴᕙᓪᓕᐊᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ, ᔨᐅᕆᒪᐃᔭ ᐊᓈᓇᒥᓄᑦ ᓵᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ, ᓱᓴᓐᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᐅᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐅᓂᒃᑲᐅᑎᓪᓗᓂᐅᒃ. “ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖅᖢᓂ, ‘ᐊᓈᓈᒃ, ᐊᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᕖᔅᐳᒃᑯᑎᒍᑦ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᖁᔭᒋᑦ ᐳᐊᕆᔭᕈᓐᓇᕐᓂᕋᕐᓗᖓ,’” ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ. ᑭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑕᕋ, “ᐅᐊᑯᑦᑐᖔ, ᓱᓕᕖᑦ?’ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑭᐅᓪᓗᓂᖓ, ‘ᐄ.’...

Kivalliq MLA wants to examine idea of Churchill as healthcare hub

Instead of flying Kivalliq residents almost 1,500 km to Winnipeg for many medical appointments, Manitoba's NDP leader is proposing that Churchill serve more of the Kivalliq's health needs. Last week, Wab Kinew urged Ottawa and...

Confronting bleak statistics, minister outlines priorities of new Department of Indigenous Services Canada

If the new federal Department of Indigenous Services Canada succeeds in its mission, the department itself will no longer exist in the coming years and tuberculosis will be eliminated in Nunavut. Jane Philpott, who...

ᐃᖃᓗᒃᑑᑦᓯᐊᒥ ᒪᐃᔭ ᐊᑖᑕᑦᓯᐊᖓᑕ ᐱᒍᒪᓯᒪᔭᖓᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᓕᖅᑐᖅ

ᐹᒻ ᒍᕉᔅ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑑᓪᓗᓂ, ᐊᑖᑕᑦᓯᐊᖓ ᑭᓕᐅᕋᔅ ᕗᑦ, ᐃᓄᕕᖕᒥ ᒪᐃᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑕᐃᑦᓱᒪᓂᑐᖃᖅ, ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑦᑕᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑲᑎᑦᑐᖃᕌᖓᓪᓗ ᐃᓚᐅᕙᒃᖢᓂ. “ᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐅᖃᖅᐸᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ, 'ᖃᖓᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᓕᐅᖃᑦᑕᕈᒫᖅᐳᑎᑦ',” ᒍᕉᔅ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ. “ᐱᕈᖅᓴᓪᓗᖓ ᓄᓇᓕᐊᓛᒥ, ᐊᒥᓱᓂᒃ ᐃᓄᖕᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓯᒪᓕᖅᐳᖓ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖃᑦᓯᐊᖅᑐᓂᒡᓗ... ᓄᓇᑦᑎᓐᓂᑦ ᐊᑲᐅᓈᖅᑐᒦᑉᐳᒍᑦ ᐊᒥᓱᓂᒃ ᐆᒃᑑᑎᖃᕈᓐᓇᕋᑦᑕ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓪᓗᑕᓗ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᑖᒃᑯᓂᖓ.” ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑦ ᐊᕙᑎᑲᓴᐃᑦ ᐊᓂᒍᖅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ,...

Nine-year-old Cambridge Bay shows ambition by the scoop

Jeremiah Maniyogina is only nine, but he's already learning the value of money and figuring out ways to make it. During a snowstorm in Cambridge Bay earlier this winter, Jeremiah turned to his mom, Suzanne,...

Viewing Inuit heritage in Denmark

The Kitikmeot Heritage Society arranged for a couple of Cambridge Bay elders to fly to the Danish capital of Copenhagen for three weeks to see the Inuit collection at the National Museum of Denmark...

Government of Nunavut schedules community consultations on marijuana

The Government of Nunavut has scheduled public meetings regarding proposed regulatory options for legalized recreational marijuana. The meetings will take place in the following communities later this month and in February: - Rankin Inlet on Jan....

Cambridge Bay mayor fulfills godfather’s vision

When Pam Gross was a teenager, her godfather Clarence Wood, Inuvik's mayor at the time, would include her in political and social functions. "He would say, 'One day this will be you'," Gross recalled. "Growing up...

Iglus become an attraction in Kugluktuk

As the frozen conditions improve, Kugluktuk High School students will engage in a fifth season of iglu building in the coming weeks. Among the people dotting the snow-white landscape will be Grade 12 student Coral...

Qulliq studies ways to reduce diesel use

Qulliq Energy Corporation is looking for affordable ways to reduce diesel use and an Ontario-based company is trying to prove its variable-speed generators are the answer. Innovus Power boasts a recent University of Waterloo study...

Learning to prevent bullying in Gjoa Haven

Seventeen students took part in a two-day Red Cross mentorship workshop called Beyond the Hurt, which also includes anti-bullying and leadership training, at Qiqirtaq Ilihakvik last Tuesday and Wednesday. The workshop was voluntary and involved...