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EDITORIAL: Don’t let southerners take our opportunities

According to the latest Conference Board of Canada report, opportunity is knocking in Nunavut more than anywhere else in Canada. If you are hoping for change, now's the time to answer. The report indicates Nunavut...

COLUMN: Every program funded is a victory

It certainly was good news to learn of the federal grant secured by the Kivalliq Science Educators' Community (KSEC) to refresh its cache of camping supplies for one of KSEC's top annual programs. The KSEC...

ᓂᐅᕕᖅᑕᐅᒃᑲᓐᓂᕐᓂᖓᓂ ᓂᖏᖅᑕᕐᓂᖅ ᐊᑯᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᖄᖏᐅᑎᓯᒪᓕᖅᐳᖅ ᐃᓄᖕᓄᑦ ᓴᓇᐅᒐᓕᕆᔨᓄᑦ

ᕿᓐᓄᐊᔪᐊᖅ ᐋᓯᕙᒃ ᓱᓕ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᐅᐱᒋᔭᐅᕗᖅ – ᐊᒻᒪ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ – ᐱᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᖓᓂ ᓴᓇᐅᒐᓕᕆᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᖓᓂ. ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᐊᑭᑦᑐᕋᐅᑎᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᕐᔪᐊᖅᑐᒥ 1960-ᒥ ᐅᔭᖅᑲᒧᑦ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᖅᑕᐅᓂᑯᒧᑦ ᐊᒥᐊᒐᖓᓂ ᑲᒪᓇᖅᑐᐊᓗᒃ ᐅᒃᐱᒡᔪᐊᕐᒥ ᐱᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ $180,000 ᐃᓚᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᑭᓕᐅᑎᓂᑦ ᑲᑎᓪᓗᒍ $216,000-ᖑᓪᓗᓂ. ᓂᐅᕕᖅᑕᐅᓂᖓ ᐋᖅᑭᒃᓯᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᓄᑖᖑᔪᒥ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐊᑭᑐᓛᖑᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐊᒥᐊᒐᕐᒧᑦ ᓂᐅᕕᖅᑕᐅᔪᒥ ᐊᑭᑦᑐᕋᐅᑎᓂᐅᔪᒥ. ᓂᐅᕕᖅᑕᐅᓂᖓ...

EDITORIAL: Resale royalty long overdue for Inuit artists

Kenojuak Ashevak continues to bestow Nunavut – and Canada – with the gift of her artistry. Last month's auction of her famous 1960 stone cut print The Enchanted Owl garnered $180,000 plus fees for...

COLUMN: Performing arts hold plenty of potential

If we may step outside the traditional boundaries for a moment, one thing that has always somewhat befuddled me during the past two decades is why we don't see more of a push for...

ᐱᕈᖅᓴᓗᒍ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᑦᑎᐊᕐᓂᖅ ᐅᓇᑕᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐅᐃᕆᓯᒪᓂᐅᔪᓂ

ᒪᓕᒐᒧᑦ ᓱᕋᐃᓂᐅᔪᓐᓃᖅᖢᓂ ᓱᐴᖅᑐᒐᕐᒥ ᓱᓐᓂᕈᑕᐅᓲᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᖅᑯᑎᒋᔭᖓᓂ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐸᐅᔪᒥ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓕᒫᒥ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂ ᐱᐊᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᕙᐃᓂᒥ ᓂᐅᕕᕐᕕᖓᓐᓂ, 2018 ᑕᑯᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᐊᖏᔪᐊᓗᖕᓂ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑦᑎᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕈᑕᐅᔪᓂ ᐅᓇᑕᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐅᐃᕆᓯᒪᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ. ᐃᖏᕐᕋᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᑐᓂᓯᓂᕐᒥ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖃᕐᓂᖅᓴᐅᔪᒥ ᓂᐅᕕᖅᐸᒃᑐᓄᑦ ᓱᐴᖅᑐᒐᕐᒥ ᓱᓐᓂᕈᑕᐅᓲᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᒥᐊᓗᖕᒥ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒧᐊᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᕗᖅ. ᐃᓚᖏᓐᓄᑦ, ᐅᑯᐊ ᐋᖓᔮᕐᓇᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᓂᒃᓴᖃᙱᓚᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ,...

EDITORIAL: Build on successes in fight against addiction

With the legalization of cannabis and the passage of the first full year of Iqaluit's beer and wine store, 2018 has seen some major developments in the efforts to battle addiction in Nunavut. The move...

COLUMN: Bad news lurks in rosy forecast

Now don’t get me wrong, we have success stories and each of those people should be darn proud of their accomplishments. The problem is, we just don’t have enough of them and it’s time we...

New jail should be made by Nunavummiut

The story of the beleaguered Baffin Correctional Centre continues to have its twists and turns. In February 2017, the federal government promised $56.6 million to rebuild and re-brand the jail, with the territorial government on...

ᓄᑖᖅ ᐊᓄᓪᓚᒃᓰᕕᒃᓴᖅ ᓴᓇᔭᐅᓪᓗᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᓄᑦ

ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓕᐊᖓ ᐊᔪᕈᑎᖃᐃᓐᓇᐅᔭᕐᓂᖓᓂ ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᖕᒥ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑕᐅᕕᐊᓂ ᓴᖑᐊᓪᓚᖕᓂᖃᐃᓐᓇᖅᐳᖅ. ᕕᕈᐊᕆ 2017−ᒥ, ᒐᕙᒪᑐᖃᒃᑯᑦ ᓯᓕᓂᕋᐃᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᑐᓂᓯᓂᐊᕐᓂᕋᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ $56.6 ᒥᓕᐊᓐᓂ ᓴᓇᒃᑲᓐᓂᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᑦᑎᖅᑕᐅᒃᑲᓐᓂᕐᓗᓂ ᐊᓄᓪᓚᒃᓰᕕᖓᓐᓂ, ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᔭᕆᐊᖃᖅᑎᑕᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᒥᐊᒃᑯᖓᓂ $75.8 ᒥᓕᐊᓐᓂ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᒃᓴᐅᔪᒧᑦ. ᑖᔅᓱᒪᙵᑦ, ᓇᑉᐸᖅᑎᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑐᒃᓴᑦ ᐋᖅᑭᒃᑕᐅᓯᒪᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ $68 ᒥᓕᐊᓐᓄᑦ. ᑎᒍᒥᐊᕐᓂᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᓱᓕᓂᕋᐃᔪᒥ ᐊᖏᔪᒥ ᐊᑭᓖᓂᖃᕐᔪᐊᕐᓂᖓᓄᑦ ᓴᓇᔨᐅᔪᓐᓇᕋᔭᖅᑐᓄᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪ...

COLUMN: GN needs to get it together

Well, here we go again. No matter how they felt about the manner in which it was handled, most Nunavummiut were hopeful those who head the Government of Nunavut (GN) would get back on the...

ᑲᑎᒪᔨᙳᕈᓐᓇᖅᐳᖓ ᓂᕈᐊᒐᒃᓴᖃᙱᓗᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ?’

Twitter−ᒥ ᐊᑐᓲᖑᙱᒃᑯᕕᑦ, ᑕᑯᓇᔭᙱᓚᑎᑦ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᒃᓴᓕᐊᖑᔪᒥ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑕᐅᔪᒥ TootooGoggles−ᒥ, ᐃᔪᕆᔪᒥ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑕᐅᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᑐᙵᕕᖃᖅᑐᒥ ᓕᐱᕈᒃᑯᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᕼᐊᓐᑐᕐ ᑑᑑᑉ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᖅᐸᖕᓂᖏᓐᓂ. ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑕᐅᓂᐅᔪᖅ ᐱᒋᐊᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ 2015−ᒥ ᓂᕆᐅᕐᓂᖃᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᔪᕐᓇᕈᓘᔭᖃᑦᑕᖅᐳᖅ ᑑᑑ ᐊᓂᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᔭᔅᑎᓐ ᑐᕉᑑᑉ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᕐᔪᐊᖑᔪᖏᓐᓂ. ᑕᖅᑭᐅ ᐱᒋᐊᕐᓂᖓᓂ, TootooGoggles ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ, "ᑲᑎᒪᔨᙳᕈᓐᓇᖅᐳᖓ ᓂᕈᐊᒐᒃᓴᖃᙱᓗᐊᕐᓂᖓᓄᑦ,” ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖃᖅᑐᒥ...

‘Can I be acclaimed?’

If you aren't a Twitter user, you will have missed a comment posted by TootooGoggles, a satirical account based on Liberal MP Hunter Tootoo's follies. The account was launched soon after the 2015 election...

COLUMN: A dream that could be realized

Despite what opinions you may, or may not, have about the performance of the Kivalliq Inuit Association (KIA) as a regional Inuit association, the cultural centre described by KIA president David Ningeongan in this...

EDITORIAL: Government toxicity will be hard to repair

As we learn more about the removal of former housing minister Pat Angnakak from cabinet, we can see the mistakes she made that led to this situation. First of all, Angnakak is a woman, and...

COLUMN: What Tootoo accomplished

Jordin Tootoo's retirement announcement caught more than a few Nunavummiut off-guard earlier this month – mainly those who were still hoping against hope the rugged winger would somehow end up catching on with another...

ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᕐᒥ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᑦ ᐅᒥᐊᕐᔪᐊᖓᓂ ᑕᒻᒪᕐᓂᐅᔪᖅ ᐊᑲᐅᙱᓕᐅᕈᑎᖃᖅᐳᖅ ᕿᑎᕐᒥᐅᓄᑦ

ᓇᒡᓕᖕᓇᐅᒐᓗᐊᑦ ᕿᑎᕐᒥᐅᓂ ᐃᓄᖁᑎᖏᑦ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒥᓂᑦ ᐊᑐᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᕐᒥ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᑦ ᑕᕆᐅᒃᑯᑦ ᐅᓯᑲᑦᑕᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᔨᑦᑎᕋᖅᑎᐅᔪᑦ ᐅᒥᐊᕐᔪᐊᖏᑦ ᑎᑭᐅᑎᔪᓐᓇᓚᐅᙱᓐᓂᖓᓐᓄᑦ ᐅᐸᒐᓱᐊᖅᑕᒥᓄᑦ. ᐅᒥᐊᕐᔪᐊᑦ – ᐅᓯᔪᓄᑦ $3 ᒥᓕᐊᓐ ᐅᖓᑖᓂ ᐱᖁᑎᓂᑦ – ᑭᖑᕙᓗᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᐅᓪᓚᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓯᑯᖓ ᐃᔾᔪᓗᐊᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑭᓱᓕᒫᑦᑎᐊᓂ ᕿᒪᐃᔭᕆᐊᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐃᓅᕕᖕᒥ, ᐸᕐᓇᐅᑎᓕᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐅᓯᔭᐅᓛᕐᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒃᑲᓐᓂᕐᒥ. ᐅᒥᐊᕐᔪᐊᖅ ᑎᑭᓪᓗᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ...

COLUMN: A criticism of Nutrition North

To say I wasn't the least bit surprised to learn that all five major Inuit organizations – Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI), the Inuvialuit Regional Corp., Makivik Corp. and the Nunatsiavut Government...

EDITORIAL: Take a second look at your Internet bill

Was it too good to be true? Northwestel heralded its new faster and cheaper Internet plan for Nunavut last month, and early reports indicate it may be faster but the claim to be cheaper...

ᑕᑯᒋᐊᒃᑲᓐᓂᕈᒃ ᖃᕋᓴᐅᔭᒃᑰᕈᑎᖕᓂ ᐊᑭᓕᒐᒃᓴᕐᓂᑦ

ᐱᐅᓗᐊᓚᐅᖅᐸ ᓱᓕᓂᕐᒧᑦ? ᓄᐊᑦᐅᐃᔅᑎᐅᓪ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᓯᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓄᑖᖑᔪᒥ ᓱᒃᑲᓂᖅᓴᐅᔪᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᑭᑭᓐᓂᖅᓴᐅᔪᒥ ᖃᕋᓴᐅᔭᒃᑰᕈᑎᖓᓐᓂ ᐸᕐᓴᐅᑎᖓᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒧᑦ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᒫᓐᓇᓕᓴᓂ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓕᐊᖑᔪᑦ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᓯᕗᑦ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᓯᕗᑦ ᓱᒃᑲᓂᖅᓴᐅᓂᖓᓂ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐊᑭᑭᓐᓂᖅᓴᐅᓂᖓᓂ ᑭᐅᓗᒍᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᐳᖅ. ᓱᒃᑲᓂᖓ ᖃᕋᓴᐅᔭᒃᑰᕈᑎᖓᓄᑦ ᐱᔨᑦᑎᕋᕐᓂᖓ ᐱᖓᓱᐃᓪᓗᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ 15Gbps−ᒧᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᑲᒻᐸᓂᐅᔫᑉ ᖁᑦᑎᓛᖓᓂ ᑲᑎᙵᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐅᕙᙶᖅᖢᓂ 60GB ᑕᖅᑭᑕᒫᒧᑦ $179−ᒥᑦ 100GB...
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