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The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada has been granted the authority to take investment advisers to court to collect fines in cases of wrongdoing in the NWT. NNSL file photo

Editorial: Small businesses need Nunavut’s support

There may be some relief coming for businesses feeling the pressure from the drastic loss of revenue amid the coronavirus pandemic, even though there have not yet been any cases reported in Nunavut. The federal...

Editorial: Now is not the time for hibernation

As Nunavut enters full-blown lock-down mode, many are probably looking around to see what they'll be doing for the next three weeks, at least, and that's being very optimistic. With government offices shut down, school...

Editorial: ᐱᓪᓚᕆᒋᐊᖃᓕᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᓄᕙᒡᔪᐊᕐᓇᖅ-19–ᒧᑦ

ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᓄᓇᕐᔪᐊᒥ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐃᖅᑯᒻᒪᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᐊᔾᔨᒋᙱᑦᑕᒻᒪᕆᒋᔭᖓᓂ ᑭᖑᓪᓕᖓᓐᓂ. ᒥᕐᙳᐃᖅᓯᕐᕖᑦ, ᐳᐃᔾᔪᕋᕐᕖᑦ, ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕖᑦ, ᓂᕆᕖᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑭᓱᓕᒫᑦ ᕿᑎᐊᓂ ᒪᑐᓯᒪᓂᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐃᓄᖃᙱᑲᓴᒡᓗᑎᒡᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᓄᓇᕐᔪᐊᖅ ᐊᑦᑐᖏᖅᓯᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᐹᖏᓐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓴᙱᓇᓱᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᐃᑦᑐᐃᓂᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᒥ ᓄᕙᒡᔪᐊᕐᓇᖅ-19–ᒥ. ᐊᓕᐊᓇᐃᖑᒐᓗᐊᖅ, ᐊᒃᓱᓪᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᓕᐅᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ, ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᓱᓕ ᐊᐃᑦᑐᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᖃᙱᓚᖅ ᖁᐱᕐᕈᐃᑦ ᐊᐃᑦᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅᑐᒥᑦ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᕈᓐᓇᖅᐳᖅ ᐅᖃᓕᒫᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐆᒥᖓ...

Editorial: Time to get serious with COVID-19

The world people woke up to this week is a very different one than last. Parks, pools, schools, restaurants and everything in between will be closed or nearly empty as the world battens down the...

Editorial: Time to heal police relations

The relationship between Nunavummiut and the RCMP has long been strained and a southern Canadian judicial system being thrust upon Northern residents has had many consequences that have rippled throughout the decades. There has been...

ᒪᒥᓴᕆᐊᖃᓕᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᐸᓖᓯᒃᑯᓐᓂ ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᖃᕐᓂᕐᒥ

ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᒌᖕᓂᐅᔪᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐸᓖᓯᒃᑯᓐᓂ ᐊᑯᓂᐅᓗᒃ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓇᖅᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᐊᒻᒪ ᖃᓪᓗᓈᑦ ᓄᓇᖓᓐᓂ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐃᖅᑲᖅᑐᐃᕕᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᔾᔪᓯᐅᔪᒥ ᑐᓂᔭᐅᓯᒪᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᕐᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓐᓂᖃᖅᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᐃᒃᐱᒋᔭᐅᕐᔪᐊᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒐᓵᓗᖕᓂ. ᐃᖏᕐᕋᓂᖃᕐᔪᐊᖅᓯᒪᓂᖃᖅᐳᖅ ᑕᐃᒪᙵᓂ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐸᐅᔪᓂ ᐅᓪᓗᓂᑦ ᐊᐅᐸᖅᑐᒥ–ᔭᐃᑲᓕᖕᓂ ᐸᓖᓯᓂᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᕐᓂᖃᖅᑐᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕐᓂᖃᕐᔪᐊᒃᑲᓐᓂᕆᐊᖃᖅᐳᑦ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑎᐅᔪᑦ ᓈᒻᒪᒍᓱᓕᕐᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓱᐃᓗᑎᒃ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐸᓖᓯᒃᑯᓐᓂ...

ᐊᕐᓇᐃᑦ ᑐᕌᖅᑎᑦᑎᔪᑦ ᐃᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ

ᐊᕐᓇᐃᑦ ᐱᓪᓚᕆᐅᔪᒥ ᐊᑐᕐᓂᖃᐅᑎᖃᖅᐳᑦ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ. ᓄᓇᕘᑉ ᐃᓅᓂᕆᓪᓚᕆᓚᐅᕐᓂᖓᓂ ᒫᓐᓇᒧᑦ ᑎᑭᖦᖢᒍ, ᖄᖏᖅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓄᑦ 20–ᓄᑦ ᑕᑖᖅᐳᖅ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕆᔪᒥᓇᑦᑎᐊᖅᑐᓂ ᐊᕐᓇᓂ ᓱᕋᑦᑎᕆᓚᐅᖅᑐᓂ ᐋᖅᑭᒃᑕᐅᓯᒪᓂᖓᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓵᓚᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᖄᖏᐅᑎᔭᒃᓴᐅᙱᑦᑐᓂ ᑎᑭᐅᑎᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᖁᑦᑎᒃᑐᒥ ᑭᒡᓕᐅᔪᒥ ᑎᑭᐅᑎᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ. ᐊᕐᕌᒎᔪᒥ ᐊᖑᑎᓄᑦ ᐊᕐᓇᓄᑦ ᐊᑐᕐᓂᖃᐅᑎᖏᓐᓂ ᐱᑕᖃᕈᓐᓃᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ, ᐊᕐᓇᐃᑦ ᓇᖏᖅᓯᕙᓪᓕᐊᕗᑦ ᑐᓂᓯᔨᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᔪᓐᓃᓐᓂᕐᒧᑦ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᓯᕗᓕᐅᖅᑎᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᒫᓐᓇᐅᓕᖅᑐᒥ...

Editorial: Women leading the way in Nunavut

Women have a critical role to play in development of Nunavut. From the territory's official birth to now, the past 20 years have been chock full of notable women who broke the mould and...

EDITORIAL: Volunteerism a backbone to healthy communities

I’ve blown this trumpet more than once in this space during the past few years, but it’s a note that has to be kept playing in our region. Each and every one of our seven...

Editorial: ᑮᓇᐅᔭᖃᖅᑎᑕᐅᑦᑎᐊᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒃᑎᓂ ᐃᑲᔪᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓂᕿᒃᓴᖃᑦᑎᐊᙱᓐᓂᐅᔪᒥ

ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒃᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᒥᑭᒋᐊᕐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖑᔪᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᓕᒫᒥ ᑐᓂᓯᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᕗᑦ ᓂᕿᓂᑦ ᐃᓚᒌᖑᔪᓄᑦ ᐱᔭᕆᐊᓕᖕᓂ ᐱᖅᑯᓯᑐᖃᖅᑎᒍᑦ ᓂᕿᑦᑎᐊᕙᖕᓂ ᐊᒥᓱᓄᑦ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓄᑦ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑕᐅᓂᖓᓂ ᕇᑕ ᐱᒐᓛᑉ ᑎᑎᕋᐅᓯᕆᓚᐅᖅᑕᖓᓂ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ("ᓂᕿᑦᑎᐊᕙᖕᓄᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᔪᖅ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᐳᖅ ᓂᕆᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒥ ᐃᓄᖕᓂ ᖁᕐᓗᖅᑑᒥ," ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᕕᕈᐊᕆ 24). ᐅᓄᕐᓂᖅᓴᐅᔪᓂ 100–ᓂ ᐃᓚᒌᖑᔪᑦ ᐊᑐᓲᖑᕗᑦ ᐆᒥᖓ ᐱᔨᑦᑎᕋᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᒥ...

Editorial: Fund hunters to help food insecurity

Hunters and trappers organizations across the territory have been providing food for families in need with traditional Inuit country foods for many years now as illustrated in Rita Pigalak's article last week ("Country food...

Editorial: Heavy fuel ban pits environment vs. economics

Nunavut is now coming face to face with a conundrum that is being felt one way or another in communities across Canada: balancing environmental protection with economic realities. In southern parts of the country there...

ᐅᖁᒪᐃᑦᑐᓂ ᐅᖅᓱᐊᓗᖕᓂ ᓄᖅᑲᖅᑎᑕᐅᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐊᑲᐅᙱᓕᐅᕈᑕᐅᔪᖅ ᐊᕙᑎᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓵᙵᓪᓗᓂ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᓂᖓᓄᑦ

ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᓵᙵᖃᑎᖃᓕᖅᐳᖅ ᓇᓗᓇᖅᑐᒥ ᐊᑲᐅᙱᓕᐅᕈᑕᐅᔪᒥ ᐃᒃᐱᒋᔭᐅᔪᒥ ᖃᓄᑐᐃᓐᓇᑦᑎᐊᒃᑯᑦ, ᓄᓇᓕᐅᔪᓂ ᑲᓇᑕᓕᒫᒥ: ᓇᓕᒧᑎᑦᑎᓇᓱᐊᕐᓂᕐᒥ ᐊᕙᑎᒧᑦ ᓴᐳᔾᔨᓯᒪᓇᓱᐊᕐᓂᕐᒥᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓱᓕᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ. ᖃᓪᓗᓈᑦ ᓄᓇᖓᓐᓂ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᒫᓐᓇᐅᔪᒥ ᑐᐊᕕᕐᓇᖅᑐᖅᑕᖃᓕᖅᐳᖅ ᑎᒍᒥᐊᖅᑐᓂ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᓄᓇᓯᐅᑎᑯᑖᓄᑦ ᐊᖅᑯᑎᖏᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᒪᓕᒐᕆᔭᐅᔪᑦ ᓯᒥᒃᑎᑕᐅᓯᒪᕗᑦ ᑕᐃᒃᑯᓄᖓ ᐊᑭᕋᖅᑐᖅᑐᓂ ᑲᑎᙵᖃᑎᖃᖅᑐᓂ ᐊᓪᓚᓂᑦ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᕆᔭᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐳᕆᑎᔅ ᑲᓚᒻᐱᐊᒥ ᐊᑭᕋᖅᑐᖅᑐᓂ ᐅᖅᓱᐊᓗᖕᒧᑦ...

ᐃᒪᕐᒧᑦ ᐆᒻᒪᖅᑯᑎᖃᖅᑎᑕᐅᓂᖅ ᐊᑯᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐱᔭᕆᐊᖃᖅᓯᒪᓂᐅᕗᖅ

ᖃᐃᖁᔨᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓄᓇᕘᑉ ᓄᓇᓖᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᐸᒃᑕᖏᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᔪᓐᓇᖁᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐱᔭᕆᐊᓕᖏᓐᓂ, ᒐᕙᒪᑐᖃᒃᑯᑦ ᑭᐅᕗᑦ. ᐊᒃᓱᓪᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐃᓚᖓᒍᑦ. ᒐᕙᒪᑐᖃᒃᑯᑦ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᓯᕆᓯᒪᕗᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᕐᓂᐊᕐᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᖃᖅᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒧᑦ $1.6 ᐱᓕᐊᓐᓂ ᐃᒪᕐᒧᑦ ᐆᒻᒪᖅᑯᑎᖃᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᓱᕈᑎᒃᓴᖓᓂ ᐊᖏᒡᓕᒋᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᒫᓂᑑᐸᒥ, ᑎᑭᐅᑎᔪᒧᑦ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐅᖓᓯᒃᑎᒋᔪᒧᑦ ᖃᒪᓂᑦᑐᐊᕐᒧᑦ. ᐅᓇ ᐊᖏᒡᓕᒋᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᖅ ᖃᔅᓯᒐᓚᖕᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓄᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᓇᔭᖅᐳᖅ ᐱᔭᕇᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᑐᓕᖅᑎᑕᐅᓂᖓᓂ. ᓯᕗᓂᐊᓂ...

Editorial: Hydro line long overdue

To the call to action toward Nunavut's infrastructure needs, the federal government has answered. At least partially. The federal government has signalled that it will help finance a $1.6 billion hydro link expansion from Manitoba,...

Finding the light on your path

It was always cool to me to watch Rankin Inlet’s own Jordin Tootoo play in the NHL, although I was disappointed in the way Detroit treated him during his stay there and, to a...

ᒫᓐᓇ ᐱᓕᕆᓐᓇᖅᓯᕗᖅ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖃᕐᓇᙱᑦᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ

ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᐊᒥᓱᒻᒪᕆᐊᓗᖕᓂ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖃᕐᓇᙱᑦᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥ ᐸᖅᑭᔭᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᑲᐅᙱᓕᐅᕈᑎᖃᖅᐳᑦ, ᐱᕐᔪᐊᖑᓂᖅᓴᐅᒐᔪᒃᑐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓄᓇᖓᓄᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓇᕐᔪᐊᖅᑐᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᑭᑐᕐᔪᐊᖅᖢᓂ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᕆᐊᒃᓴᖅ ᐊᓯᓕᒫᑦᑎᐊᖏᓐᓂ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ. ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑦ ᖄᖏᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ, ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᑦ ᓯᕗᒻᒧᑦ ᐃᖏᕐᕋᓯᒫᕐᔪᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅᐳᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᖏᓐᓇᖅᐸᒃᑐᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐱᓕᕆᑦᑎᐊᖅᑐᒥ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖃᕐᓇᙱᑦᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥ ᐸᖅᑭᔭᐅᓂᕐᒥ ᐊᑲᐅᙱᓕᐅᕈᑕᐅᓪᓗᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᑲᓇᑕᓕᒫᒥ ᐃᓱᒫᓘᑕᐅᓪᓗᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᑭᒍᑕᐃᖅᑕᐅᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐱᑎᑦᑎᓂᖃᕐᓂᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᖃᖓᑕᓲᒃᑰᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥ ᐃᓅᓕᓴᖅᑕᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ, ᓂᕆᐅᒃᐸᒃᖢᑎᒃ ᓈᒻᒪᒃᑐᒥ ᑐᔪᕐᒥᕕᒃᓴᖃᕐᓂᐊᕐᓂᖓᓂ...

Editorial: Time to act on health

Nunavut has a myriad of health care issues, often far more severe and logistically challenging and expensive to deal with than anywhere else in the country. As the years march on, Nunavummiut have only inched...

Win and lose with dignity

Well, valued readers, those of you who know me personally, or are regular readers of Kivalliq News, know I’m a huge, huge fan of the hockey played across the Kivalliq region. And, yes, you better...

Sports Talk: How important was Kobe Bryant?

So much has been said about Kobe Bryant over the past week and a half and it's all been right. Here's my attempt at eulogizing one of the best basketball players of my generation: First off,...