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Sorting out the regulatory review for an airline merger

Canada's Competition Bureau is aware of the proposed merger between First Air and Canadian North and will review the ramifications. The Competition Bureau will aim to determine whether the deal would "result in a substantial...

ᓇᐅᔮᓂᑦ ᐃᒐᕕᖓ ᑐᓂᓯᓲᖑᕗᑦ ᐆᑦᑎᔭᐅᓵᖅᑐᓂ ᐸᓚᐅᒑᓂᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᒪᒪᖅᑐᓂ ᐸᐃᔅᑐᕆᓂᑦ

ᓇᐅᔮᑦ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᑯᐊᐸᒃᑯᓐᓂ ᓂᐅᕕᕐᕕᑐᐊᖑᕗᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᓕᖕᒥ ᐃᒐᕕᖕᒥ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓯᐊᕈᓪ ᓯᐅᓴᕐᓈᖅ ᐃᒐᔨᐅᕗᖅ. "ᓯᐊᕈᓪ ᐃᒐᔨᓪᓗᐊᑕᐅᕗᖅ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᑲᐃᒃᓂ ᑕᖅᓯᖅᓱᐃᔨᐅᕗᖅ. ᐅᕙᓂ ᑲᐃᒃᓕᐅᓲᖑᒋᕗᒍᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᔪᙱᓐᓂᓕᖓᓗᒃ ᑕᑯᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᙱᑕᓐᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᑲᐃᒃᓕᐅᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ. ᐊᔪᙱᑦᑐᕐᔪᐊᕌᓘᕗᖅ ᐊᕐᓇᐅᓪᓗᓂ," ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᑎᔨᐅᔪᖅ ᑐᕈᐊᐃ ᓚᐸᓛᖕᒃ. ᓯᐅᓴᕐᓈᖅ, ᐃᒻᒥᓂ-ᐃᓕᑦᑎᓂᑰᔪᖅ ᑲᐃᒃᓂ ᑕᖅᓯᖅᓱᐃᔨ, ᐊᖏᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᑭᐅᓂᖓᓂ ᖃᔅᓯᐊᕐᔪᓂᑦ...

Naujaat bakery delivers on fresh breads and tasty pastries

Naujaat’s is the only member Co-op store in Nunavut with its own bakery, and Cheryl Siusangnark is the baker. "Cheryl is our main baker, and she's our cake decorator. We do cakes in here as...

First Air, Canadian North to merge airlines

Longtime competitors First Air and Canadian North announced Friday that they're joining forces to form a single airline.  The airline will function under the name Canadian North and will feature First Air's marketing brand, including...

Tagoona new Kivalliq chamber president

Patrick Tagoona of Rankin Inlet was selected to lead the Kivalliq Chamber of Commerce (KCC) during the chamber's annual general meeting (AGM) in Rankin on June 18 and 19. Tagoona replaces Glenn McLean of Baker...

Youth trades program enters fifth year in Baker Lake

Senior students at Jonah Amitnaaq Secondary School (JASS) were immersed in the trades during the fifth annual Trades Awareness, Skills and Knowledge (TASK) week in Baker Lake. Regular classes were put on hold this past...

Kivalliq clothing talent on the rise

Arviat-based Hinaani Design was recognized for its craft work by capturing the 2018 Northern Lights Best Product Award during the mammoth trade show's closing banquet in Ottawa on Feb. 3. The company is the brainchild...

ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᐊᓐᓄᕌᓕᐅᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᐅᔪᑦ ᐱᕈᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᕗᑦ

ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ−ᑐᙵᕕᓕᖕᒥ ᕼᐃᓈᓂ ᓴᓇᐅᒐᖏᓐᓂ ᐃᓕᓴᕆᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓴᓇᐅᒐᖏᓐᓂ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖏᓐᓂᑦ ᐱᓪᓗᑎᒃ 2018−ᒥ ᐊᖅᓴᕐᓂᓂ ᐱᐅᓛᖑᔪᒥ ᓴᓇᐅᒐᕐᒥ ᑐᓐᓂᖅᑯᓯᐊᖑᔪᒥᐊᖏᔪᒻᒪᕆᐊᓗᖕᒥ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᔪᓄᑦ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑕᐅᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᒪᑐᕙᓪᓕᐊᓂᖓᓂ ᓂᕆᕕᒡᔪᐊᖅᑎᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐋᑐᕚᒥ ᕕᕈᐊᕆ 3−ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᑲᒻᐸᓂᐅᔪᖅ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᔭᐅᓯᒪᓂᐅᕗᖅ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖃᖅᑎᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᑮᓇᓐ (ᓄᒃᔅ) ᓕᓐᑎᐅᓪᒥ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᕐᒥᐅᑕᖅ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᒪ ᑯᕉᒍᕐ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐹᓚ ᕋᒻᐴᓪᑦ ᖃᒪᓂᑦᑐᐊᕐᒥᐅᑕᑦ, ᒫᓐᓇᓕᓴᒥ ᑐᙵᓱᒃᑎᑦᑎᓚᐅᖅᑐᓂ...

ᐱᓪᓚᕆᐅᔮᖅᑐᒥ ᓱᓕᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖃᖅᑎᑦᑎᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ

ᐊᒡᓂᑯ ᐄᒍᓪ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥ (AEM) ᐃᓴᕐᔪᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑎᐅᔪᓐᓇᕋᔭᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. ᐊᒡᓂᑯ ᐄᒍᓪ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᐱᓪᓚᕆᐅᔮᖅᑐᒥ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᓄᑦ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᓂᐅᔪᒥᑦ ᐱᕈᐊᕆ 6 ᐊᒻᒪ 7-ᒥ, ᐃᓄᖕᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᕐᔪᐊᓕᒫᒥ ᓇᕿᑦᑎᑐᐃᓐᓇᕈᓐᓇᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᑲᓱᕐᕕᒃᓴᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᓕᑦᑎᓗᑎᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᒃᓴᓄᑦ ᐱᕕᒃᓴᖃᕐᓂᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᔨᕐᒧᐊᖑᔪᓄᑦ ᑲᒻᐸᓂᐅᔪᒥ. ᕙᐃᔅᐳᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᖁᔨᓂᐅᔪᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᐅᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᒡᓂᑯ ᐄᒍᓪᑯᑦ ᕙᐃᔅᐳᒃᑯᑦ...

Virtual reality of recruiting

Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) reached out to prospective employees in a big way this past week. AEM took part in its first virtual career fair on Feb. 6 and 7, with people around the globe...

Power corp. wants one rate for all Nunavummiut

Qulliq Energy Corp.'s (QEC) latest bid to standardize power rates across the territory won't be an easier sell than it was in 2014, when Paul Okalik, then minister responsible, cancelled such plans. The same communities...

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...

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...

Iqaluit post office moves overflow to warehouse

One customer at the new Canada Post package pick-up outlet called the staff there "Santa's elves" Dec. 5. "That's what they are, Santa's elves," agreed her friend. It's hard to dispute the feeling staff are providing...

ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂ ᑎᑎᖅᑲᒃᑯᕕᒃ ᑕᑕᓗᐊᓕᕐᒪᑦ ᓯᕐᓗᐊᒨᖔᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ

ᐊᑕᐅᓯᖅ ᐃᓯᖅᑐᕕᓂᖅ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᑖᒧᑦ ᑲᓇᑕ ᑎᑎᖅᑲᒃᑯᕕᐊᓂ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐅᔭᖅᑎᓂᒃ ᑕᐃᓯᒻᒪᕆᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ “ᓵᓐᑕᑲᓛᓯᐅᑉ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑎᖏᑦ” ᑎᓯᐱᕆ 5-ᒥ. “ᐃᓛᒃ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᒻᒪᑕ ᓱᓕᔪᖅ, ᓵᓐᑕᑲᓛᓯᐅᑉ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑎᖏᑦ,” ᐊᖏᖅᖢᓂ ᐃᓚᓐᓈᖓ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ. ᐃᓛᒃ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᒻᒪᑕ ᐃᓯᖅᖢᒋᑦ ᓄᑖᒦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑎᖏᑦ ᑕᐃᓱᒪᓂᑐᖃᖅᑎᑐᑦ ᓴᓇᔪᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᒥᐅᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑎᐅᓕᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᑦ ᖁᕕᐊᓲᑎᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᓴᓇᔪᓂ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒃᕕᒃ ᖃᓂᒃᓕᒑᖓᑦ. ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᓱᓕᔪᒥᒃᑕᐅᖅ ᑕᑯᓪᓗᒋᑦ...

Aviation deal struck

Nunavut-based Sarliaq Aviation -- in partnership with Quebec transporter Nolinor Aviation -- has signed a 10-year deal with Agnico Eagle Mines to provide air transportation for employees and cargo from Montreal and Abitibi-Temiscamingue to...

A fashionable grand opening

It was a huge day for Victoria Kakuktinniq, formerly of Rankin Inlet, when she opened her new store in Iqaluit this past week. Kakuktinniq, one of Nunavut's best young designers, held the Iqaluit grand opening...

Burgeoning businesses in the Kitikmeot

Would you buy a fidget spinner made of caribou antler? Cambridge Bay's Thomas Kaohina hopes so. His innovative idea is one of many that have arisen among budding Kitikmeot entrepreneurs who are getting a grounding...

Produce from a can?

A sea can full of greens may not solve food insecurity, but that's not the main aim of a project called The Growcer, which is more concerned with food sovereignty and economic wellness. "There's no...

Sarliaq, Nolinor win Agnico Eagle contract

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. has awarded a 10-year air transportation contract to Nunavut's Sarliaq Aviation and Quebec partner Nolinor Aviation. "Sarliaq Aviation and Nolinor have worked together since 2010, and we are thrilled to continue...