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10,000 hours leads to success

Once a student support assistant, Gabriel Ulayok, on the urging of his brother and a friend, signed up at Meadowbank Gold Mine as a haul truck driver in 2012. Almost six years later, he is...

10,000-ᓂᒃ ᐃᑲᕐᕋᓂᒃ ᐱᐊᓂᒃᓯᔪᖅ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᒃᑯᑕᖅᑖᖅᖢᓂᓗ

ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑎᓂᒃ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑎᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ, ᒋᐳᕆᐊᓕ ᐅᓛᔪᒃ, ᐊᔪᐃᓐᓇᖅᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᓚᒥᓄᑦ, ᐊᑎᓕᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᓐᓂᕐᒪᑦ ᒥᑐᐹᖕᒥ ᒎᓗᓂᒃ ᐅᔭᕋᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᐊᖁᑎᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐳᐊᕆᔭᐅᑎᕐᔪᐊᓂᒃ ᐅᓯᑲᖅᑕᐅᑎᓂᒃᓗ ᓄᓇᒃᑰᔫᓂᒃ 2012-ᒥ. ᐅᑭᐅᑦ ᐱᖓᓲᔪᖅᑐᑦ ᓈᓯᒪᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ, ᑕᕝᕙᓂ ᐅᔭᕋᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐅᐱᒋᔭᐅᑦᑎᐊᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᐱᐊᓂᒃᓯᓯᒪᓕᕐᒪᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᒋᐊᓕᖕᓂᒃ - ᐊᖁᑎᐅᓪᓗᓂ RH120 ᐳᐊᕆᔭᐅᑎᕐᔪᐊᒥᒃ ᐊᖁᑎᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ, ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕆᓚᐅᖅᑕᖓ ᐃᓕᓴᐃᔨᖓᑕ ᒌᐳᕆᐊᓕ ᐋᓐᑐᐊᓐ ᑰᑏ, ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ...

Seeking ways to broaden the economy

Kugaaruk Mayor Stephan Inaksajak thinks the best bet for more employment in his community is government jobs. There are a fair number of high school graduates in town, Inaksajak said, and they want to remain...

Baffinland sets Canadian Arctic shipping record

Baffinland Iron Mines shipped 4.1 million tonnes of iron ore from Baffin Island to markets overseas between Aug. 2 and Oct. 17, the company announced on Oct. 18. Baffinland proclaimed that 56 Panamax cargo...

ᕿᓂᖅᑐᑦ ᓇᐅᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᖏᒡᓕᒋᐊᖅᓯᔪᓐᓇᕐᒪᖔᑕ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᐅᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᓂᒃ

ᑰᒑᕐᔪᖕᒥᐅᑦ ᒥᔪᖓ ᓯᑏᕙᓐ ᐃᓇᒃᓴᔭᖅ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᑕᕝᕙᑐᐊᖅ ᓄᓇᓕᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐱᐅᓂᖅᐸᖑᓲᖅ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑕᖅᖢᓂ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᑯᓐᓂ. ᐊᒥᓱᑲᓪᓚᐅᓕᕐᒪᑕ ᓄᓇᓕᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᑐᖓᓕᖓᓂ ᐃᓕᓵᓂᒃᓯᒪᔪᑦ, ᐃᓇᒃᓴᔭᖅ ᐅᖃᕆᓪᓗᓂ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑕᒫᓂ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᒥ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑖᕈᒪᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᑰᒑᕐᔪᖕᒥᐅᓂ ᐊᐅᓪᓚᖃᑦᑕᕆᐊᒃᓴᖅ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᑕᒫᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᕆᐊᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᐱᐅᒃᓴᖏᑦᑐᑦ. “ᓄᓇᓕᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐃᓱᒪᓇᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᒻᒪᖄ ᓱᓕᒃᑲᓐᓂᖅ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᑕᖃᓕᒃᑲᓐᓂᖅᐸᑕ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᐅᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᕋᔭᕐᒪᑕ ᐅᕙᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ,” ᐅᖃᕆᓪᓗᓂ....

Iqaluit’s Discovery making room for medical travel clients

For people travelling to Iqaluit for medical travel, the news that Nova Hotels has bought the Discovery Boutique Hotel may be of interest. Nova Hotels officially announced Oct. 16 that it has purchased the hotel. Nova...

ᐅᖅᓱᐊᓗᒃᑐᖏᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᐅᒃᑳᓕᐅᕈᑎᖃᕐᓂᖅ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ

ᓯᓚᑦᓯᐊᖑᖃᑦᑕᖏᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑲᑎᒪᔭᖅᑐᖃᑕᐅᓂᖅ ᐃᖢᐊᖏᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒥ ᑕᒡᕙᓂ ᐊᑐᖅᑐᒥ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᒪᐃᔭᐃᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᓂᖓᓂ, ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᒪᐃᔭ ᐹᑉ ᓕᓄᑦ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᑦᓯᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᓄᓇᖓᑕ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕈᑎᒋᓂᐊᖅᑕᖏᓐᓂᒃ. ᓕᓄᑦ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐃᓚᐅᔪᖃᓚᐅᖏᒻᒪᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᓂᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᖏᓐᓂᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᒋᐊᖃᕐᓂᖏᑦ ᐊᑕᐅᑦᓯᒃᑰᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᑭᖑᓪᓕᖅᐹᖅᓯᐅᓕᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᓂᖏᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᔪᐊᖅᑐᖃᓚᐅᖏᓐᓂᐊᓂ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᒃᓴᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ. ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂᓗ ᓯᓚᑦᓯᐊᖑᓚᐅᖏᓐᓂᖓᓂᒃ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᒥᓱᑦ...

ᐊᒃᓱᕈᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᖢᓂ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᒐᖃᖅᑐᓂᒃ

ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᕐᒪᑕ ᖃᓄᖅ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᒐᕐᒥᓂᒃ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᑎᔪᓯᕐᓂᒃ ᒥᑭᔫᑕᐅᓂᖅᓴᓂ ᓴᓇᕕᖃᖅᑐᓂ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐊᑭᓕᖅᓱᖅᑕᐅᓇᑎᒃ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᒐᖃᖅᑐᓂ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖓᓄᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕉᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᐅᓪᓗᒥ ᒥᑭᔪᓂᒃ ᓴᓇᕝᕕᖃᑦᑐᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐊ ᐱᒋᐊᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᓕᒫᒥᒃ ᐊᒃᓱᕉᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐅᒃᑐᐱᕆᒥ 16-ᒥᑦ 21-ᒧᑦ, ᑲᓇᑕᓕᒫᒥ ᑖᓐᓇ ᐱᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᖅ. “ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᒐᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖓᓂ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᑎᔨᒥᒃ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ...

Working to help entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs will have the chance to learn how to handle the essentials of operating a small business or non-profit as the Iqaluit Chamber of Commerce makes its first foray into Small Business Week. The...

Kugluktuk prepared to build continuing care facility

The Hamlet of Kugluktuk is ready to build and staff a 24-bed continuing care centre, if the Department of Health will sign a service agreement to use the facility. The hamlet has its own equity...

ᐅᖁᒪᐃᑦᑐᓕᕆᒍᑎᑦ ᓄᓇᓯᐅᑎᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᐅᑎᓕᕆᔨ

ᑎᐅᕆ ᐃᕼᐅᒪᑕᒃ ᐊᔪᖏᑕᒥᓂᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᒃᑲᓐᓂᖃᑦᑕᖅᐳᖅ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᖅᑎᑕᐅᒑᖓᒥ. ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇᐃᓕᐅᖅᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑎᐅᓚᐅᖅᓱᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᑭᓱᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᒃ ᐋᖅᑭᒃᓱᐃᔨᐅᓚᐅᖅᓱᓂ − ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖃᑦᑕᖅᖢᓂ ᓱᓪᓗᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐅᖁᖅᓴᐅᑎᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᒡᓗ − ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᓱᓕᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᓚᐅᖅᓱᓂ ᓄᓇᓯᐅᑎᓂᒃ ᐊᐅᓚᐅᑎᓕᕆᔨᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᖁᕐᓗᖅᑐᑉ ᕼᐊᒻᓚᒃᑯᖏᓐᓂ, ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᓯᒪᓕᖅᓱᓂᓗ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓄᑦ ᖁᓕᓄᑦ. “ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᖅᑎᑕᐅᑐᐊᕋᒥ ᐱᒋᐊᓚᐅᖅᐸᕋ,” ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᐅᓚᐅᑎᓕᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕌᓂᓚᐅᖅᓱᓂ, ᐊᕐᕌᓂᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ, ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓄᑦ ᓯᑕᒪᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ....

ᒥᑭᔪᒐᓗᐊᖅᖢᓂ ᓲᖑᔪᖅ, ᕿᓚᓈᕆᔭᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᓯᕗᓂᒃᓴᒥᓂᒃ

ᑐᖓᓂᖓᓕ ᐅᑭᐅᒥ ᐃᓕᓴᓕᖅᖢᓂ ᐊᕙᑎᓕᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᓯᓚᑦᑐᒃᓴᕐᕕᒃᔪᐊᖓᓂ, ᐊᓄ ᐴᓱ ᐊᕐᓇᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑑᖕᒪᑦ ᕿᓚᓈᕆᔭᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᓯᕗᓂᕆᓂᐊᖅᑕᒥᓂᒃ. ᐴᓲᑉ ᕿᓚᓈᕆᔭᖓ ᓯᓐᓇᒃᑐᖕᖑᐊᓪᓚᓪᖤᓚᐅᖅᐸᒃᖢᒍ ᓄᓇᒥ ᓇ`ᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐱᓕᕆᕝᕕᒃᓴᒥᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᓕᕋᓛᓕᐅᕈᒪᓪᓗᓂ, ᐳᓚᕋᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᑕᒪᐅᖓ ᓄᓇᖓᓄᑦ ᐊᓯᕙᖅᓯᒪᕕᐅᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᒥᒃ. “ᖃᓪᓗᓈᓂᒥᐅᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᖏᑦᑐᓄᑦ. ᑕᒫᓂᕐᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᓄᑦ ᑭᒃᑯᑐᐃᓐᓇᓄᑦ ᐊᓯᕙᖅᓯᒪᓚᐅᑲᒍᒪᔪᓄᑦ. ᐃᒻᒪᖄ ᐃᓛᓐᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥᐅᓂᒃ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᓂᑦ ᐊᓯᕙᖅᓯᒪᕕᐅᖃᖅᑕᕐᓗᓂ ᐃᓛᓐᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑎᑦᑎᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ, ᐃᓱᒪᓇᕐᒪᑦ...

Transport Canada responds to wildlife board

In response to the Kitikmeot Regional Wildlife Board calling for a shutdown of Northwest Passage routes between October and July to protect caribou, Transport Canada is reiterating its commitment to "engaging" with various agencies,...

Qaggiavuut reaches design phase

Qaggiavuut's dream of a performance centre for the territory is one step closer to reality with the addition of a world-class architecture firm to the team. Without a design and projected costs, Qaggiavuut has been...

QEC workers vote for tentative agreement

Unionized workers with the Qulliq Energy Corp. (QEC) reached a deal to the end of 2020. The Nunavut Employees Union and Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) North made the announcement Aug. 17. The new collective...

Cambridge Bay entrepreneurs strive not just to stay afloat, but to thrive with Kuugaq...

Five people summoned the courage and the money to take the plunge and launch an eatery in Cambridge Bay almost six months ago. The Kuugaq Cafe opened on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, with a mission...

Cam Bay hires cruise ship coordinator

  Cruise ship passengers from around the world coming to Cambridge Bay this summer don't know it, but Cathryn Epp is racing to ensure they have a most memorable experience. Epp, who started her job with...

Book answers home buying questions

  Iqaluit - Thor Simonsen didn't set out to write a book on how to buy a house in Nunavut. Simonsen, working at the Government of Nunavut (GN), learned a colleague was interested in buying a...

North West Company buys airline

The North West Company (NWC), which owns and operates Northern and Northmart stores across Nunavut, announced April 28 it has purchased an air carrier and is terminating its cargo contracts with the Kivalliq- and...

Gold exploration heats up in the Kivalliq

A modern-day gold rush is quietly taking place in the Kivalliq, and specifically around Rankin Inlet, with a new exploration and development company scheduled to meet residents next week. Vancouver-based NxGold Ltd. announced plans April...