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Complete Kivalliq election results

Listed below are the official results from the municipal elections held across the Kivalliq on Oct. 28 and 29. Each community now has eight hamlet council seats and the mayor’s position up for election every...

Gender trend reversal will lead to stronger Kivalliq communities

It wasn’t all that long ago when there were valid concerns being raised over the fact that not very many women in the Kivalliq region seemed to be interested in being involved in municipal...

Kivalliq News Nov. 6 Edition

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EXCLUSIVE: Walrus hunter recounts incredible story of survival

On Oct. 18, 1994, Pitseolak Alainga embarked on a hunting trip that would change his life forever. The young man set off by sea from Iqaluit in the hopes of harvesting walrus. Instead, eight of...

Video workshop has Arviat Film Society members active again

The Arviat Film Society (AFS) played host to a special video-production workshop delivered by the Nunavut Film Development Corp. in Arviat earlier this month. AFS member Gord Billard said about 10 people registered for the...

Rankin ‘Swamp People’ — birthday gift incredible family experience

To say Richard Connelly’s 55th birthday present was something quite special and unique would be a jaw-snapping understatement of crocodilian proportions. Connelly was treated to a trip to Lake Mary, just north of Orlando, Florida,...

Last minute arena snag, as section of rink floor causes opening delay

Problems have surfaced at the community’s new arena, preventing the facility from opening on schedule on Oct. 21 in Rankin Inlet. The delay means the annual prize-winning Rankin Rock Season Opener hockey camp could not...

Around the Kiv: Picking up Halloween costumes

A thrift store worker is a mysterious ninja spy at the Abluqta Society outlet as the store was ready to meet the community’s need for great Halloween costumes in Baker Lake on Oct. 10....

Federal election 2019: NDP newcomer Mumilaaq Qaqqaq heading for victory

Nunavut voters appear ready for change as 25-year-old Mumilaaq Qaqqaq of the NDP took an early lead election night and held onto it all evening long. With 39 of 59 polls reporting, Qaqqaq has staked...

Kivalliq News Oct. 9 digital download

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Oct 2 Kivalliq News

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Qikiqtarjuaq youth complete journey of a lifetime through Aksayuk Pass

Six Qikiqtarjuaq youth, accompanied by three instructors, hiked the 97-km Aksayuk Pass in Auyuittuq National Park last month, departing their home community Aug. 10. Instructor Celine Jaccard tells the tale. The team: Celine Jaccard, Adam...

Sept. 16 Nunavut News

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Plane with engine on fire landing in Cambridge Bay

Our correspondent Navalik Tologanak reports that a plane is landing at Cambridge Bay with an engine on fire. Updates will be made when we learn more.

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Ottawa’s housing efforts fall short

Three thousand, five hundred homes. That's the number of residences that the Nunavut Housing Corporation (NHC) estimates need to be built to meet demand among Nunavummiut. NHC is putting up approximately 100 new units per year. That...

ᐅᑭᐊᒃᓵᒥ ᐃᒪᕐᒥᐅᑕᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐅᒥᐊᕐᔪᐊᒥ ᐱᓕᒻᒪᒃᓴᕐᓂᖓ ‘ᐱᓪᓚᕆᐅᑎᑕᐅᓇᓱᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᔪᕐᓇᙱᓐᓂᖓᓂ’

ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᐃᖃᓗᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥ ᐃᒪᕐᒥᐅᑕᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᓪᓗ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᑦ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖃᖅᑎᑦᑎᕗᑦ ᒪᕐᕈᐃᖅᓱᖅᑐᓂ ᓯᕗᓂᐊᓂ–ᐱᓕᒻᒪᒃᓴᕐᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᓂᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂ ᓯᑎᐱᕆᙳᖅᐸᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗᑦᑕᐅᖅ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᒃᑲᓐᓂᕐᒥ ᑭᓴᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᔪᒥ. "ᓯᕗᓂᐊᓂ-ᐱᓕᒻᒪᒃᓴᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᔪᖅ ᐱᒋᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᓂᐅᕗᖅ ᐃᒪᕐᒥᐅᑕᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᓂᕐᔪᐊᖑᔪᒥ ᑭᓲᓂᖓᓂ," ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐃᓱᒻᒥᖅᑐᐃᔨᐅᔪᖅ ᐃᓕᓴᐱ ᑲᐃᔭᓐ. "ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ, ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᓯᔪᒪᕗᒍᑦ, ᑕᐃᒃᑯᓄᖓ, ᐱᔪᒪᓪᓚᕆᖕᒪᖔᑕ ᐃᒪᕐᒥᐅᑕᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᓂᕐᔪᐊᖑᔪᒥ ᖃᔅᓰᖅᓱᒐᓚᒃᖢᑎᒃ ᑐᓴᖅᓯᒪᖕᒪᑕ. ᑐᓴᐃᓐᓇᐅᔭᕐᒪᑕ ᑮᓇᐅᔾᔭᒃᓴᕐᔪᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ. ᑭᓯᐊᓂ...

Don’t let cruise ship profits sail away

The mid-1840s brought Sir John Franklin and his crew of 128 men to the Northwest Passage. As we know, they didn't fare so well. More than 170 years later, huge cruise ships, each carrying hundreds...

Housing money going up in smoke due to fires

The loss of an Iqaluit ten-plex to fire June 30 – suspected by RCMP to have been caused by "a burning cigarette from the garbage within an apartment" – further drives home the devastating...

Dancing toward summer vacation in Naujaat

Tuugaalik High School physical education teacher Gaspare Minaudo conducted a square-dancing unit to help move toward the end of the school year in Naujaat recently. It culminated with the entire student body and staff members...