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ᐱᕈᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᔪᒥ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᙱᓐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐃᓕᑦᑎᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᕕᒃᓴᖃᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ

ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᑲᓇᑕ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒐᓴᓂ ᐃᖏᕐᕋᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐱᕈᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᔪᒥ ᓈᒻᒪᒃᓴᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᙱᓐᓂᖅᓴᐅᔪᒥ ᐃᓄᒋᐊᖕᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐃᒃᐱᒋᔭᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᒥ ᓇᒥᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᑎᕆᖅᑰᔪᒥ ᑲᓇᑕᓕᒫᒥ, ᓯᒡᔭᖅᐸᓯᖕᒥ ᓯᒡᔭᖅᐸᓯᖕᒥ ᓯᒡᔭᖅᐸᓯᖕᒧᑦ. ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᐅᙱᑦᑑᙱᓚᖅ ᐊᖏᒡᓕᕙᓪᓕᐊᖏᓐᓇᖅᑐᒥ ᑲᑎᙵᓂᖃᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᒥᐊᒃᑯᖓᓂ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓄᓇᕐᔪᐊᓕᒫᒧᑦ. ᐊᖏᔪᒻᒪᕆᐊᓗᖕᓂ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᖃᖅᐳᖅ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᖃᖅᑐᒥ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕐᒥ, ᐃᓕᖅᑯᓯᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᓄᒋᐊᖕᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ. ᒫᓐᓇ ᐱᓂᖅᓴᒻᒪᕆᐅᔪᒥ ᖃᓪᓗᓈᓂ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑎᐅᔪᓄᑦ...

Editorial: Growing diversity a learning opportunity

Canada has been changing as the decades roll on and the growing acceptance of a more diverse population can be felt in every corner of the nation, from coast to coast to coast. Nunavut is...

ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᓪᓚᕆᒃᑐᒥᒃ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᓂᐅᔪᑦ ᓱᓕᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒧᑦ

ᓴᖅᑭᑎᑕᐅᓂᖓᓂ CBC–ᑯᑦ ᖁᑦᑎᒃᑐᒥ ᐅᑭᐅᑦᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐅᓯᑲᑦᑕᖅᑎᐅᔪᓂ, ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᓯᒡᔭᖅᐸᓯᖕᓂ ᓯᒡᔭᖅᐸᓯᖕᓄᑦ ᐱᕕᒃᓴᖃᕐᓂᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᑕᑯᓂᕐᒥ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᐅᓯᑲᑦᑕᕐᓂᕐᒥ ᐱᖁᑎᓂᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒧ ᓄᓇᓕᐅᔪᓄᑦ. ᐅᓇ ᓄᑖᖑᓛᖑᔪᖅ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᖏᓐᓇᐅᔭᖅᑐᒥ ᐱᓕᕆᔾᔪᓯᐅᔪᒥ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ–ᑐᙵᕕᓕᖕᒥ ᑕᓚᕖᓴᒧᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᓕᐊᖑᔪᒥ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᕗᖅ ᐊᓯᒃᑲᓐᓂᐊᓂ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᔭᐅᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐃᓅᓯᐅᔪᒥᑦ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᒐᔪᒃᑐᒥ ᐱᙳᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐱᓗᐊᙱᓐᓂᖅᓴᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᖃᐱᓚᓇᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ. ᖃᔅᓯᒐᓚᖕᓂ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᓂᖃᖅᓯᒪᕗᖅ...

Editorial: Documentary highlights reality for Nunavut

With the debut of CBC's High Arctic Haulers, Canadians coast to coast to coast will get a chance to see what it really takes to haul goods to Nunavut communities. This latest iteration of Northern-based...

More role models leaving could spell trouble for Rankin

Well, valued readers, another year has passed us by and another decade has come to end. Life is good, but it, indeed, does go by fast. All in all, 2019 was a good year for the...

Editorial: NDP must use chance for change

The NDP are in danger of becoming a one-trick pony in the North, if the recent visit by its leader Jagmeet Singh is any indication. When Singh visited Iqaluit earlier this month he had an...

NDP ᐱᕕᒃᓴᖃᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᓯᔾᔩᓂᕐᒧᑦ, ᐊᑏ ᐊᑐᓚᐅᕈᒃ

ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ NDP–ᑯᑦ ᐅᓗᕆᐊᓇᖅᑐᒦᑉᐳᑦ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᕐᒥ-ᑲᒪᓇᖅᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥ-ᑲᑎᒪᕕᒡᔪᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ, ᒫᓐᓇᓕᓴᒥ ᐳᓚᕋᕐᓂᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᖓᓐᓂ ᔮᒡᒦᑦ ᓯᖕᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᐅᓂᐊᕈᓂ. ᓯᖕ ᐳᓚᕋᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓄᑦ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᑉ ᐱᒋᐊᕐᓂᐸᓗᐊᓂ ᐱᕕᒃᓴᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐅᖃᓪᓚᖃᑎᖃᕐᓂᕐᒥ ᐃᓚᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᒥᓱᓄᑦ ᐊᑲᐅᙱᓕᐅᕈᑕᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᑦ ᓵᙵᖃᑦᑕᖅᑕᖏᓐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕐᓂᖃᕐᓂᐊᕐᒪᖔᑦ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᓂᕈᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖃᕐᓂᕐᒥ ᓯᓚᐅᑉ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᖓᓂ. ᓯᓚᐅᑉ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᖓ ᐊᖏᔫᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᑲᐅᙱᓕᐅᕈᑕᐅᕗᖅ ᑕᒪᑦᑕ ᓵᙵᔭᑦᑎᓐᓂ...

A little light in a scribe’s dark year

Well, valued readers, as you are reading this, I am down on the East Coast for some much needed time to recharge. I will also be seeing my girlfriend for the first time in seven...

Long road ahead for transportation needs

Nunavut faces the steepest transportation challenges out of any province or territory in the country. Composed mainly of Arctic islands and vast, frozen wilderness, moving people and cargo is crushingly expensive and logistically daunting. There...

Expressions of gratitude as holiday season set to arrive

I always mark this space, my final editorial of any given year, to flap a flipper toward a few folks across the region who are more than worthy of the recognition. We have folks who...

Northern law should be Inuit law

There is no doubt that enforcing law and order in Canada's largest territory is a contentious issue between Nunavummiut and law and justice officials alike. People call the police when they need help and expect...

Less talk, more action for festive community

Well, the holiday season is nearly upon us, so it’s time to wonder aloud where did the year go? It’s also supposed to herald in a time of peace, family warmth, blissful feelings and love...

Editorial: Dig deep for better understanding

Let's face it, not all mining companies play nice. Some mines in Nunavut have made gestures of good faith such as Agnico Eagle delivering million dollar donations to community groups and education initiatives in Rankin...

Earning the right to celebrate

Although I have shared my thoughts on the matter here and there in past columns found in this space, it would be impossible for me to attend a grand opening like the once I...

Nunavut needs healing, not processing for addictions

Addictions can be found everywhere in Nunavut. They affect all walks of life, from the homeless on the streets to the politicians railing for a fix in the legislative assembly. Everyone knows somebody addicted to...

Editorial: Arrears an obstacle in Northern housing solutions

Back owed rent to public housing in Nunavut is getting out of control and the Government of Nunavut will have to come up with some creative solutions to help Nunavummiut out of the hole. As...

Good days on ice in Rankin

It just doesn’t seem the same as the days of November roll past and not a lick of hockey is being played in Rankin Inlet. As of press time, problems with getting the ice to...

GN must crack illicit cannabis market

Where there's smoke, there's not always fire, but someone will have to light a fire under the seat of the Government of Nunavut to sort out cannabis sales in the territory. Since cannabis went legal...

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...

ᒧᒥᓛᖅ ᖃᖅᑲᖅ: 25-ᓂ-ᐅᑭᐅᓕᒃ NDP–ᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᓄᒃᐸᓱᒡᔪᖕᓂ ᑐᖁᓴᐃᔨ

ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᓂᕐᒥ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᙱᑦᑐᖅ. ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᓈᓇᖓ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᑦᑎᐊᖑᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓱᐃᔨᒋᔭᖓ. "ᐃᓄᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᕗᖓ ᐃᑲᔪᕈᒪᔪᒥ ᐊᓯᖏᓐᓂ ᐃᓄᖕᓂ," ᒧᒥᓛᖅ ᖃᖅᑲᖅ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᒋᓂᐊᖅᑕᖏᓐᓂ. ᐱᕕᒃᓴᖃᕐᓂᐊᓕᖅᐳᖅ. ᑲᒪᓇᖅᑐᒥ ᓵᓚᖃᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐊᐃᑉᐹᓂ ᐅᓪᓛᕐᔪᐊᖓᓂ ᖁᙱᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᕐᔪᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᔭᐅᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ, ᒥᔅ ᖃᖅᑲᖅ, ᖃᒪᓂᑦᑐᐊᕐᒥᐅᑕᖅ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᓄᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓱᐃᔨᐅᔪᖅ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᓕᖅᑐᒥ New...