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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...

ᒥᔪᖓᑦ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖃᖅᑐᖅ ᕿᒻᒥᓂᒃ ᓇᒧᑐᐃᓐᓈᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᓂᒃ, ᐃᒥᖅᑕᐅᑎᓂᒃᓗ

ᐅᓪᓗᒥ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐃᔾᔪᔪᒥᒃ ᐸᑎᒃᓯᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᔮᓐᓄᐊᕆ 4-ᒥ, ᑎᒨ ᑐᓅ ᐅᖃᐅᔾᔨᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᑲᑎᒪᔩᓪᓗ ᑲᒪᓂᐊᓕᕐᒪᑕ ᓄᓇᓕᖓᓂ ᕿᒻᒥᓂᒃ ᑕᒫᓂᕐᕆᔪᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓄᓇᓕᐊᓂ ᐃᒥᖅᑕᐅᑎᓂᒃ. ᑐᓄ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕆᓪᓗᓂ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᕋᓛᓕᐅᕐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕋᖅᖢᓂ ᐅᔾᔨᖅᓱᖅᑎᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᑕᒫᓂᕐᕆᔪᓂᒃ ᕿᒻᒥᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᒫᓐᓇ ᕼᐊᒪᓚᖓ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐅᔭᖅᑎᑖᕐᓂᐊᓕᖅᖢᓂ ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓄᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᕋᓛᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᑎᑦᑎᔨᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥᐅᓄᑦ, ᑖᓱᒪ ᐃᓂᖓ ᐃᓄᖃᖏᓱᔭᕐᒪᑦ. ᐊᒻᒪᓗᑦᑕᐅᖅ,...

Full environmental review for Grays Bay Road and Port project

The proposed $500-million Grays Bay Road and Port project will undergo a full environmental assessment, the federal government revealed last week. In a letter to the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) on Jan. 15, the...

Cam Bay arena status still uncertain

The Department of Community and Government Services hopes to have a contractor in place by early February to address a longstanding but worsening mould issue that has forced the closure of the Cambridge Bay...

Cape Dorset mayor takes on wandering dogs, water trucks

Days after being sworn in as mayor on Jan. 4, Timoon Toonoo served notice that he and hamlet council will take action on loose dogs and address the community's water delivery woes. Toonoo said...

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...

Nunavut’s communities seek say on marijuana

With marijuana legalization set to take effect July 1, some of Nunavut's municipalities want to know if they'll be able to decide whether cannabis will be controlled or prohibited, as they do with alcohol....

A broad range of learning at Nunavut Sivuniksavut

Students don't just sit at desks listening to instructors or work away on computers all day at Nunavut Sivuniksavut. The Ottawa-based college program brings in guest speakers and also gets students out to events where...

Book documents bonding through ink

For Angela Hovak Johnston, ink has made traditional tattoos possible and it's also helped her fill pages in a new book. Reawakening Our Ancestors' Lines was launched in Kugluktuk and Yellowknife in December. The...

ᒥᔅ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᒃ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᒥᓂᒃ ᐱᐅᒃᓴᐳᖅ ᖁᕕᐊᒋᔭᖃᖅᐳᖅ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᒥᓄᓪᓗ ᓇᒡᓕᒋᔭᐅᓪᓗᓂ

ᒥᔅ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᒃ ᑯᐃᓐᖑᖑᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᓇᓴᖅᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ. ᐋᔾᔨᓚ ᐊᒪᕈᐊᓕᒃ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ 22-ᓂᑦ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᐅᑎᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᓄᑖᒥ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒥ ᔭᓐᓄᐊᕆ 1. ᐊᒪᕈᐊᓕᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓗᐃᓴ ᑕᖃᐅᒐᒃ ᑭᖑᓪᓕᖅᐸᐅᓕᓚᐅᖅᐳᒃ ᒪᕐᕉᒃ ᓂᑯᕕᖓᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᑖᓐᓇ ᔪᐊᓇ ᖁᐊᓴ ᓇᓴᖅᑎᑦᓯᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂ ᐊᒪᕈᐊᓕᐅᑉ ᓂᐊᖁᖓᒍᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥ. “ᓂᓪᓕᕈᓐᓇᐃᓪᓕᓚᐅᖅᐳᖓ! ᓂᓪᓕᕈᒪᒐᓗᐊᖅᖢᖓ ᐳᐃᒍᓚᐅᖅᐳᖓ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᓂᐊᕐᒪᖔᕐᒪ,” ᐊᒪᕈᐊᓕᒃ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ, ᐃᒡᓚᖅᖢᓂᓗ. ᓯᕗᓂᐊᒍᑦ,...

Miss Iglulik Angela Amarualik loves home, and home loves her back

Miss Iglulik has been crowned. Angela Amarualik emerged as the judges' choice among 22 competitors at a pageant to celebrate the new year on Jan. 1. Amarualik and Louisa Taqqaogak were the last two contestants...

Donations give a boost to Cambridge Bay Childcare Society

The Cambridge Bay Childcare Society has been able to make some extra purchases thanks to donations from the Ekaluktutiak Hunters and Trappers Organization and Canada North Outfitting. The organizations recently presented a $1,500 cheque to...

Scores of Nunavummiut benefit from pre-employment training

The new year is going to bring a wealth of determined job seekers in five Nunavut communities. Arviat, Baker Lake, Cambridge Bay and Pond Inlet hosted 12-week pre-employment workshops from September into December. In Iqaluit,...

All the ingredients for giving thanks

A Christmas tea for elders was held at Jimmy Hikok Ilihakvik on Dec. 8. Students, who baked snacks for the guests, were given the opportunity to practise their Inuit values, including havaqatigiiniq: working together;...

Cambridge Bay arena closed until January or February; may not open at all due...

The Department of Community and Government Services is seeking a contractor to address the growing mould issue in the Cambridge Bay arena and the work isn't expected to be complete until January or February,...