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Learning the financial ropes

A group of students have a better idea of the cost of doing business in the Kivalliq after participating in a business module at Tuugaalik High School in Naujaat this past month. The lesson was...

Two-week cap imposed on Kugluktuk caribou tags

Hunters in Kugluktuk will now have two weeks after the date of issue to make use of their Bluenose East caribou tags. The Kugluktuk Hunters and Trappers Organization, at a meeting attended by close to...

Cruise ship worker ‘boot camp’ underway

Ten Nunavummiut are enrolled in a new two-week 'boot camp' to become qualified to work on cruise ships in the Arctic. The training, taking place in Iqaluit, will allow the participants to meet formal qualifications...

Learning the financial ropes

A group of students have a better idea of the cost of doing business in the Kivalliq after participating in a business module at Tuugaalik High School in Naujaat this past month. The lesson was...

Mine tour

Martin Plante, general manager of Agnico Eagle Mine's (AEM) Meliadine gold project near Rankin Inlet, will be on hand when bus loads of Rankin residents head out to tour the Meliadine camp and mine...

ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᖅ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᒃ

ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓂᖅᓴᐅᓕᖅᐳᑦ ᖃᑉᓯᑐᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᑉᓗᓂ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᐃᓚᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎᓂᒃ ᑑᒑᓕᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒡᔪᐊᖓᓂ ᓇᐅᔮᓂ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᖏᕈᑕᐅᓯᒪᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᒍᕇᑦ 9-ᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑕᐅᖁᔭᐅᑉᓗᓂ ᓈᓴᐅᑎᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖃᕐᓇᖏᑦᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᓪᓗ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑕᐅᑉᓗᓂ. ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᔨ ᓗᐃᑦ ᕗᕋᐃᓐᓯᔅ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᒥᐊᓂᖅᓯᑦᓯᐊᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ, ᓂᐅᕕᐊᒃᓴᖃᕐᓂᖅ ᐊᒻᒪ ᖃᓄᖅ ᑖᒃᓰᔭᐃᔭᕈᑎᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᐅᕙᖕᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᓂᐅᕕᐊᒃᓴᓄᑦ ᐋᖅᑭᒃᑕᐅᑉᓗᑎᒃ. ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ...

ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅ ᑲᔪᓯᓂᖓ ᐃᑲᔪᕐᓂᖃᖅᐳᑦ ᑭᒃᑯᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᒃ ᑲᔪᓯᖃᑕᐅᖁᓪᓗᒋᑦ

ᐱᓕᕆᔪᒻᒪᕆᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᐳᑦ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅ, ᒥᑭᔪᖅ ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᑉᐸᓂ ᐱᒋᐊᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᒥ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᑕᐃᑲᖓᑦ ᐊᓪᓚᕕᖃᓕᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᕚᓐᑰᕙ, ᐳᕆᑎᔅᑲᓚᑉᐱᐊᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓕᓐᓯ, ᐋᓐᑎᐅᕆᔪᒥ. ᓯᑉᑕᐱᕆᒥ, ᑖᒃᑯᐊ Startup Canada-ᑯᑦ ᐅᐱᒋᔭᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᒥᑭᔪᒥᒃ ᑲᑉᐸᓂᒥᒃ ᐃᓅᓯᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᒍᑎᒥᒃ, ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᖁᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐱᓕᕆᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ. ᐊᒃᑐᐱᕆ 19-ᒥ, Shaw...

Small business tax changes bad for Nunavummiut

While the Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce (BRCC) is busy collecting input from business owners in the region, the federal government – responding to public pressure – has scaled back some of its proposed...

Pinnguaq’s success helps spread success

Never a dull day at Pinnguaq, the small technology and tech-education company that launched in Pangnirtung, and has since expanded with offices in Vancouver, B.C. and Lindsay, Ont. In September, Startup Canada honoured the small...

Adlair’s medevac appeal runs out of gas

Cambridge Bay-based Adlair Aviation botched its 2011 bid for a Kitikmeot medevac contract – which the company had held for the previous 20 years or so – and now must pay the Government of Nunavut's...

Hello? Can you hear me?

Many recent long-distance calls to and from Cambridge Bay have involved some degree of crackling and sometimes the line temporarily cuts out. The problem has persisted for almost a month, varying between a nuisance and...

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...