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SPORTS TALK: Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski are having more fun than you right...

What do you do when you have money? You flaunt it, of course. Sue Richards and Barry Maddox are a British couple who won £3 million on an instant-win scratch ticket (I wish) and decided...

ᐊᒃᓱᕉᑎᒋᒋᐊᒃᑲᓐᓂᓚᐅᒃᑭᑦ ᐱᖅᑯᓯᓂᒃ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᔪᑦ

ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᓇᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᑕᑯᕋᓐᓈᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᕋᑦᑕ Inhabit Media-ᑯᑦ ᑭᖑᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᐅᑭᐅᒥ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓕᐅᖅᑎᓂᒃ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ, ᑲᑎᖃᑎᒋᔪᓐᓇᓚᐅᕋᑦᑎᒍ ᐅᖃᓪᓚᖃᑎᒋᓗᒋᓪᓗ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᑕᑯᒐᓐᓈᒐᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᓴᓇᔩᑦ, ᐃᓄᓕᒫᑲᓴᐃᑦ ᐊᔪᖏᒻᒪᑕ. ᖁᕕᐊᓇᓚᐅᕐᒥᔪᖅ ᐅᕙᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᐅᔾᔨᔪᓐᓇᓚᐅᕋᑦᑕ ᐊᒥᓱᓂᒃ ᐅᖃᓕᒫᖓᓂᒃ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᑕᒫᓂᕐᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᓴᓇᐅᒐᖅᑎᓄᑦ. ᐅᖃᐅᑎᒍᓐᓇᖅᑕᒋᑦ ᑕᒪᐃᑕ ᐱᔭᕗᑦ ᐊᑐᓂ ᐊᑭᖏᑦ ᓇᒻᒪᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᑭᑐᒃᑲᓐᓂᕈᓐᓇᓚᐅᖅᑐᓪᓗ. ᒫᓐᓇ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᑦ ᐊᒥᓲᓕᕐᒪᑕ ᐅᖃᓕᒫᒐᖑᖅᑎᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᑦ...

ᓄᓇᓕᐸᐅᔭᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᑐᖓᓕᖓᓂ ᓴᓇᕕᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖃᓚᖓᓕᖅᑐᑦ ᐱᐅᔪᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᓄᑦ

ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓂᑦ ᒪᓖᓐᓇᕋᒃᑭᑦ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑦᑎᓂᐊᕐᓂᕋᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᓇᒥᒃ ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ ᓴᓇᕕᖃᕐᕕᐊᓂ, ᕿᓚᓈᕆᔭᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᑕᐅᑐᖑᐊᖅᑕᐅᕙᒃᑐᑦ ᓱᓕᔪᒥᒃ ᓴᖅᑭᓚᖓᓕᖅᑐᑦ. ᓄᓇᓕᐸᐅᔭᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᓴᓇᕕᖃᕐᕕᐅᒥ ᐃᓂᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᐊᒥᒐᖅᖠᓕᕋᑦᑕ ᐊᑯᓂ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᒐᖃᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᓴᓇᕕᓕᐅᕐᕕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᖃᖅᑐᓄᓪᓗ ᐱᕈᖅᓴᐃᕕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᒥᒃ. ᐅᑭᐅᖑᕋᑖᖅᑐᓂ, ᓄᓇᓕᐸᐅᔭᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐸᕐᓇᐃᔩᑦ ᒪᓐᓇᒧᑦ ᑎᑭᖢᒍ ᑕᑕᑎᕆᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅᑑᔮᕐᒪᑕ ᓱᓕ ᑕᐃᓱᒪᓂᑐᖃᖅ ᒪᓂᖅᑲᖅᓴᕐᕕᐅᓂᑯᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᓂᒃ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᐅᕐᕕᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᓂᐊᖁᖒᑉ ᐃᖃᓗᐃᓪᓗ ᐊᑯᓐᓂᖓᓂ, ᐱᓕ...

2018 ᐊᕐᕌᒍᖓ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᑕᐅᕗᖅ ᑕᐃᒃᑯᓄᖓ ᖁᕝᕙᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᔪᓄᑦ

ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒎᔪᒥ 2018−ᖑᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ, ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᐃᖏᕐᕋᓂᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᒥᓱᓂ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐅᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᑕᐅᓂᖃᕐᓂᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᓯᕗᓕᐅᖅᑎᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᑲᑕᓚᐅᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑕᐃᒃᑯᓄᖓ ᖁᕝᕙᕋᓱᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ. ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᔭᐅᓛᖑᓂᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᕐᕌᒎᔪᒥ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᐅᔪᖅ – ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᓄᑐᖃᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐅᖃᖅᑎᐅᓪᓗᓂ – ᐊᓂᑕᐅᓂᖓᓂ. ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᖃᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᓯᕗᓕᐅᖅᑎᓂᑦ ᐋᔩᖃᑎᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᐊᖏᕈᑕᐅᔪᒥ. ᐹᓪ ᖁᐊᓴᐅᑉ ᐃᓄᓕᒫᓄᑦ ᑲᙳᓵᕆᔭᐅᓂᖓᓂ "ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑲᐅᓯᒃᑲᐅᓂᖓᓂ" ᐊᐱᖅᑯᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᓂ...

EDITORIAL: The story of Inuit and TB is Canada’s story

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's apology to Inuit March 8 acknowledges the human rights abuses visited upon Inuit Nunangat during the tuberculosis epidemic between the 1940s and 60s. Inuit were unceremoniously ripped from their homes once...

COLUMN: Government honesty hard to find

It's a dangerous, deadly drug and it's all ready in communities near you. Busts for fentanyl and heavily-cut, large amounts of cocaine have all ready taken place in Yellowknife and Iqaluit. Believe it: the idea of...

Darvish ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖃᑎᖃᖏᓕᕐᓂᖓᓄᑦ ᑐᓴᕐᓂᕈᓱᒃᐳᑦ Jaysᑯᑦ

ᐊᓇᐅᓕᒑᒃᑎᓂᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᒋᔭᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᑕᐅᑐᒃᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓯᓚᕐᔪᐊᒥ ᐊᓇᐅᓕᒑᕐᔪᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ World Series ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖃᑎᒌᒃᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ L.A. Dodgers ᐊᒻᒪ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ Houston Astros, ᐱᐊᓂᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓄᕕᐱᕆ 1−ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᓇᓚᐅᑦᓵᖅᐳᖓ, ᑕᒡᕙᓂ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᓂ ᐊᒃᑐᐱᕆ 4−ᓂ ᑎᑎᕋᓚᐅᕋᒪ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ Dodgers (National) ᐊᒻᒪ Astros (American) ᐊᓇᐅᓕᒑᕐᔪᐊᕐᓂᐊᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᓯᓚᕐᔪᐊᒥ ᐊᓇᐅᓕᒑᕐᔪᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ. ᐊᐃᑦᑖᖑᒐᓗᐊᖅᐳᖅ, 6−ᖓᓂ...

Koana for making season bright

AIK. UKIUK NUTAMI KUVIAHURITTIK. INUIN NAMAINAKTUT IKALUKTUTIAMI. NIGLATAKPIAKHUNI HILA HAMNA. HIKINIK KULVALIKTUK QUANA. KAUMALIKTUK NUNAKPUT. NUTAKKAT UTTIKMIYUT ILIHAKTUT. IKALUKTUTIAKMIUTAT ULAPKIVAKTUT KUVIAHUVIKMI. QUANAKPIAK IKAYUKTUT. ALIAHUKTUT INUIN NAMAKTUT. PIKHIKPAKTUKLU NUNA. ILANI ALAPPAIKNAIKPAKTUK. ILLA NAMAKTURUT. NAMAKLUHI. Happy...

Housing money going up in smoke due to fires

The loss of an Iqaluit ten-plex to fire June 30 – suspected by RCMP to have been caused by "a burning cigarette from the garbage within an apartment" – further drives home the devastating...

David talks, facts walk

I shake my head every time I see someone voicing concerns on social media using data from David Suzuki to back their stance. I have written in the past on Suzuki and Ronald Hites's demarketing...

Editorial: Out on a limb for a winner

I, for one, am rolling the dice and risking bad luck by starting to celebrate early my belief that the Rankin Rock Hockey Camp will be announced as the winner of the Arctic Inspiration...

Thanks to all who contribute

Well, valued readers, it's hard to believe we're less than two weeks away from Christmas Day. I'm dedicating this space, as I do every year, to those who do so much to help me keep...

Editorial: No skating backwards now

The Jon Lindell Memorial in Arviat was one of my favourite tournaments in our region for many years before I had to hang 'em up this past season. I had very few problems during my...

COLUMN: Community input a valuable commodity

It's been quite refreshing to see Coun. Kelly Clark-Lindell soliciting community input as Rankin Inlet's hamlet council moves cautiously and, hopefully, realistically forward on a new community centre. The needs of our community are many,...

Inquiry visit a time for healing in the Kivalliq

This week, visitors from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls are in Rankin to meet Kivalliq families for the first time. The upcoming hearing itself, set for mid-December, is still...

David talks, facts walk

ᐃᓕᕿᑕᒫᖃᑦᑕᖅᐳᖓ ᐃᖕᒥᓄᑦ ᑕᑯᒑᖓᒪ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᓂ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂᑦ ᐃᓄᖕᓄᑦ ᐃᓱᒫᓗᒍᑎᒋᔭᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᑏᕕᑦ ᓴᓱᑭᓗ ᖃᓄᖅ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓂᖓ ᒪᓕᒃᑕᐅᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕆᔭᐅᑉᓗᓂ ᐃᒪᓐᓇᐃᓕᐅᕆᐊᖃᖁᔨᓯᒪᓂᖓᓄᑦ. ᑎᑎᕋᐅᓯᖃᖅᓯᒪᕗᖓ ᑕᐃᑉᓱᒪᓂ ᓴᓱᑭᒥᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᕌᓄ ᕼᐊᐃᑦᒥᒃ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᖃᖅᖢᑕ ᓂᐅᕕᖅᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᖁᔨᖏᑦᖢᑎᒃ ᑕᒃᑯᓂᖓ ᐱᕈᖅᓯᐊᖑᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂᒃ ᐃᖃᓗᑉᑕ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐊᔾᔨᒐᓚᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᓵᒪᓐᓂᒃ. ᓴᓱᑭ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕈᑎᖃᕐᓂᕋᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᐱᕈᖅᓯᐊᖑᕙᒃᑐᑦ ᓵᒪᓐ ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᒋᑉᓗᒋᑦ...

Editorial: Not guilty does not mean innocent

After more than a year of study, the federal Competition Bureau says First Air and Canadian North did not break the law in its efforts to stop startup airline GoSarvaq from entering the Ottawa-Iqaluit...

ᐃᓚᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ ᐃᓗᐊᖅᓴᐅᑎᓄᑦ ᑲᒪᔨᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ

ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᑎᒍᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᑲᓪᓚᐅᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᐅᖃᓕᒫᖅᑐᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᕐᒥ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᒥᒃ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒍᓱᓗᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ: ᒫᓐᓇ ᐃᓱᒪᒃᓴᖅᓯᐅᕈᑕᐅᓕᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᑰᒃᔪᐊᕌᓗᒃ ᐃᓗᐊᖅᓴᐃᔪᑎᓄᑦ ᑲᑎᖅᓱᐃᕝᕕᐅᖁᓪᓗᒍ ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᓗᐊᖅᓴᐃᔪᑎᓂᒃ ᐱᑕᖃᓕᕐᓗᓂ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᒋᐊᓕᖕᓂᒃ. ᐅᖃᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᖕᒪᑕ ᒫᓂᑑᐸᒥᐅᑦ ᐃᓐᑏᐲᒃᑯᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᖓᑕ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᖓ ᕗᐊᑉ ᑭᓂᐅ, ᐊᒃᓱᕉᑎᖃᓕᕐᒪᑦ ᑰᒃᔪᐊᕌᓗᖕᒥᒃ ᐊᓯᐅᖁᓇᒍ ᐃᓂᖓ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᓈᒻᒪᑦᑎᐊᕐᒪᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᐊᖅᑯᓵᖅᑕᐅᖏᓐᓇᐅᔭᕐᒪᑦ ᒫᓂᑑᐸᒥ...

MLAs must follow new path

The people have spoken, and they have spoken for change. We're hoping the new legislative assembly will be able to achieve the changes candidates have identified in their campaign platforms. Most notable in this move...

ᓈᒻᒪᒃᓯᕗᖅ ᐸᕐᓇᐅᑎᒥ ᐱᓪᓚᕆᙳᕐᓂᖓᓂ

ᓄᓇᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᕐᒥ-ᑎᓴᒪᖓᓂᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ, 3.2 ᒥᓕᐊᓐᓂ ᑭᑉᐹᕆᒃᑐᓂ ᑭᓛᒥᑐᓂ ᓄᓇᒥᒃ, ᑐᑭᓯᓇᑦᑎᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᐱᔭᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᖓᓂ ᓄᓇᒥ ᐊᑐᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐸᕐᓇᐅᑎᒥᒃ. ᑕᐃᒪᐃᑦᑐᒥ ᐸᕐᓇᐅᑎᒥ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᓈᒻᒪᒋᔭᐅᙱᓐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐱᔭᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᐅᕗᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᐊᖏᕈᑕᐅᔪᒥ, ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒍᑎᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ 25−ᖓᓂ ᓇᓪᓕᐅᕐᓂᖅᓯᐅᕐᓂᖓᓂ 2018−ᒥ. ᐊᑯᓂᐊᓘᕗᖅ ᐸᕐᓇᐅᑎᖃᕐᓇᓂ. ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᐸᕐᓇᐃᔩᑦ (NPC) ᒫᓐᓇᐅᔪᒥ ᐱᓕᕆᕗᖅ ᐱᖓᔪᖓᓐᓂ ᑎᑎᕋᐅᖅᑕᐅᒋᐊᙵᕈᒻᒥ ᐸᕐᓇᐅᑎᒥᒃ,...