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The Rankin Royals, back row from left, Alyson McKay, Kailee Karlik, Amber Graham, Shanti Dias, Tati Connelly-Clark, Sulurayok Mercer, Holly Mercer (coach) and Robert Kabvitok (coach), and front from left, Charlotte Siksik, Sanisha Nakoolak, Parker Faulkner and Maxine Ronald are preparing for their final Nunavut junior volleyball territorial this coming month with Kabvitok and Mercer holding the coaching reigns. Missing from photo is Elinor Mercer. Photo courtesy of Holly Mercer

Volleyball program needs coaches

It's been a year of transition for the Rankin Royals junior female volleyball team with coaches Robert Kabvitok and Holly Mercer preparing to step down following the Nunavut junior volleyball territorial from May 3...

Gjoa Haven turns to Parks Canada for runway help

The Hamlet of Gjoa Haven is seeking a runway extension that would allow jet service to the community, and mayor and council are leaning on Parks Canada to help fund the project. Because Gjoa Haven...

New road means badminton

Students at Mangilaluk School in Tuktoyaktuk missed out on an East Three School volleyball tournament earlier this year because the cost of flights would have been over $8,000. “This time we have the road, so...

Qulliq Energy explores Earth’s natural heat

Qulliq Energy Corporation is embarking on a hunt for deep heating.  The power corporation is seeking a company to carry out a geothermal feasibility study to show whether it would be worthwhile to use natural...

Player turns coach

Brittenie Jefferd-Moore, known better in town by the nickname Bitsie, was one of only two girls in her age group playing hockey growing up. “I remember having to get dressed in the women’s washroom in...

YK Food Rescue making fight against hunger a priority

What began as a way to salvage food, has turned into a fight against hunger. The Yellowknife Food Rescue team has been around the community for almost a decade, rescuing food from grocery stores and...

Kugluktuk’s Edna Elias helps put her great-grandfather’s life on the screen

History is sometimes harsh, sometimes giving. Edna Elias was confronted with that reality while in the role of associate producer on the film Edna's Bloodline, a documentary about her great-grandfather's life and times. Petter Norberg, who...

Aglukark return a Celebration

The Kivalliq's own Juno Award-winning musical artist, Susan Aglukark, is returning to the region to give a motivational speaking and singing presentation of Canadian Inuit history next month. Aglukark will take people on the journey...