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Tim Edwards

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Nunavut’s Alex Buchan is now vice president of corporate social responsibility for TMAC Resources Inc., which operates a gold mine 125 kilometres southwest of Cambridge Bay. Photo courtesy of Alex Buchan.

ᐊᖏᕐᕋᒥ ᐱᕈᖅᓴᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᐊᕐᕕᒃ ᐃᓱᒻᒥᖅᑎᐅᔪᑦ ᓇᓂᓯᕗᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᑦᑎᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ

ᐊᑕᐅᓯᐅᔪᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᐱᖓᓱᓂ ᐊᐅᓚᑕᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᐊᕐᕕᐅᔪᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓄᑦ ᑐᕌᖓᓂᖅᓴᐅᓕᖅᐳᖅ: ᐋᓕᒃᔅ ᐱᐅᑲᓐ, ᐃᓅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐱᕈᖅᓴᔭᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ, ᖁᕝᕙᕆᐊᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᑉ ᑐᖓᓕᐊᓄᑦ TMAC ᐃᑲᔪᕈᑎᒃᓴᓄᑦ ᔭᓄᐊᕆ 10−ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᐊᐅᓚᑦᑎᔨᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᐱᓕᕆᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᑲᒻᐸᓂᐅᔪᒧᑦ, ᐱᐅᑲᓐ ᒫᓐᓇ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᑉ ᑐᖓᓕᕆᓕᖅᐸᖓ ᑎᒥᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐃᓅᖃᑎᒌᖕᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᖃᕐᓂᕐᒥ, ᑲᒪᒋᔭᖃᖅᑎᑦᑎᔪᒥ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᐱᓕᕆᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ...

NTI’s right-hand man not ready to pass torch

At 72, James Eetoolook says, “I’m not sad about my age.” He was re-elected as vice-president of Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. in December and shows no signs of wanting to sit back and enjoy the fruits...

NTI’s right-hand man not ready to pass torch

At 72, James Eetoolook says, “I’m not sad about my age.” He was re-elected as vice-president of Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. in December and shows no signs of wanting to sit back and enjoy the fruits...
Nunavut’s Alex Buchan is now vice president of corporate social responsibility for TMAC Resources Inc., which operates a gold mine 125 kilometres southwest of Cambridge Bay. Photo courtesy of Alex Buchan.

Homegrown mine executive finds success

One of Nunavut’s three operating mines just became a lot more local: Alex Buchan, born and raised in Nunavut, was promoted to vice president of TMAC Resources Inc. on Jan. 10. Previously manager of community...

Holiday crime up in Kugluktuk

There’s was a sharp spike in crime in Kugluktuk during November and December of 2018 compared to the same months in 2017. While this is the first holiday season since the community lifted alcohol restrictions...

Hope Bay project gets water licences

If TMAC Resources Inc. wanted to, it could start mining two new gold projects on its Hope Bay property, 125 kilometres southwest of Cambridge Bay. The company announced on Jan. 15 that it had received...

Around Nunavut: Tuberculosis screening, Chase the Ace, and more power

Nunavut's Department of Health is setting up at Cape Dorset’s community hall for three months, starting Feb. 11, to screen residents for tuberculosis. “We’re giving them the community hall so they can screen the whole...

Around Nunavut: Tuberculosis screening, Chase the Ace, and more power

Nunavut's Department of Health is setting up at Cape Dorset’s community hall for three months, starting Feb. 11, to screen residents for tuberculosis. “We’re giving them the community hall so they can screen the whole...

Iqaluit boarding home in limbo

The Iqaluit Elders Society (IES) is trying to figure out how more than 50 staff, as well as patients, will be affected after its contract to run the Tammaativvik Medical Boarding Home was cancelled...

No resolution on barge debacle

Marine Transportation Services says no further compensation is coming for customers of its cancelled barges last fall, and legal action is still being considered by Kitikmeot businesses. All essential cargo has been delivered to Kugluktuk...

AROUND NUNAVUT: Man wins all three prizes at seal hunt

Mark Amarualik not only brought back the first seal during a contest in Resolute Bay on New Year’s Day — he brought back the only one. The Resolute Bay Hunters and Trappers Association puts on...

Mushers make it to Pond Inlet

Driving winds and lots of snow made it hard to travel, but the eight mushers and their dog teams made it to Pond Inlet from Iglulik at the end of the Nunavut Quest on...