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ᐱᔪᒪᓂᖅ ᐊᔾᔨᒋᙱᑖᓂ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᖓᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓄᑖᖑᔪᒥ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑎᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᓐᓂ ᐱᓕᕆᕝᕕᐅᔪᒥ

ᖃᔅᓯᐊᕐᔪᖕᓂ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᔪᓂ, ᐱᔪᒥᓇᓛᖑᔪᓂ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᔪᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᓯᕗᓂᒃᓴᒧᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑎᐅᓛᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᑐᕌᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᕼᐋᓕᕚᒃᔅᒧᑦ ᑭᒡᒐᖅᑐᐃᔭᖅᑐᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᒥ ᐊᔪᙱᓐᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᓵᓚᖃᕋᓱᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ. ᐅᐱᕐᔪᐊᓪᓗᐊᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᑕᒪᒃᑭᓂ ᐊᔪᙱᓐᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᓵᓚᖃᕋᓱᐊᖅᑎᐅᔪᓂᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᔭᖏᓐᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒥ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒧᑦ ᑎᑭᐅᑎᓇᓱᐊᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥ, ᐊᕕᒃᑐᖅᓯᒪᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᑭᒡᓕᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᓂᒃ ᐅᐱᒍᓱᒃᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ...

EDITORIAL: Demand different results from new HR department

In a few weeks, the most promising members of Nunavut's future workforce are heading to Halifax to represent the territory at the annual Skills Canada competition. We should be very proud of the efforts all...

ᐃᓄᓕᒫᑦ ᑳᒃᐳᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᓴᓇᐅᒐᐅᔪᓂ

ᖃᐅᑕᒫᖅᓯᐅᑎᓄᑦ ᑕᑖᓗᐊᒧᑦ, ᐊᔪᕐᓇᖅᐳᖅ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᓂᕐᒥ ᐊᔪᙱᓐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᕆᔭᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᖅᑯᓯᐅᔪᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᖓ ᐱᓕᕆᓂᖃᕈᓐᓇᕐᓂᖓᓂ ᐊᓯᔾᔩᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᖓᓂ ᐃᓄᖕᒧᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᖑᔪᒥ ᐃᓅᓯᖓᓐᓂ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑐᓂᓯᓂᖓᓐᓂ ᐃᒻᒥᓂᒃ ᐅᒃᐱᕆᓱᒍᓐᓇᕐᓂᖓᓂ ᓴᖅᑭᔮᖅᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓄᓇᕐᔪᐊᒥ ᖁᙱᐊᕐᕕᐅᔪᒧᑦ. ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖅᑐᐊᖑᕗᖅ ᕕᒃᑐᐊᕆᐊ ᖃᑯᖅᑎᓐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᕕᒃᑐᐊᕆᐊᐅᑉ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐊᓐᓄᕌᓕᐊᖏᓐᓄᑦ (VAF), ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᖃᓄᐃᑦᑑᓂᖓᓂ ᒥᖅᓱᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᐅᒐᔪᒃᑐᒥ ᐅᑯᓇᓂ...

EDITORIAL: Public is hungry for Nunavut creations

Consumed by the everyday, it's hard to remember the power a hometown cultural workshop can have in transforming an individual Nunavummiuq's life, and in giving others the confidence to make a splash on the...

EDITORIAL: No future if youth aren’t supported

As we wind down the school year, Northern youth are preparing for the summer and reaping the rewards of hard work the rest of the year. In Gjoa Haven, youth from Cambridge Bay took home...

ᓯᕗᓂᒃᓴᖃᙱᑦᑐᖅ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓯᖅᑕᐅᙱᒃᑯᑎᒃ

ᐃᓱᓕᑉᐸᔾᓕᐊᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᑕ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᐅᑉ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᖓᓂ, ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᑦ ᐸᕐᓇᒃᐸᓪᓕᐊᕗᑦ ᐊᐅᔭᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐱᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᐊᑭᓕᐅᑎᒃᓴᐅᔪᓂ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐱᓕᕆᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐊᒥᐊᒃᑯᖓᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒎᔪᒥ. ᐅᖅᓱᖅᑑᒥ, ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᒃᑑᑦᑎᐊᒥ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᐅᔾᔨᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᓄᑦ ᑕᐃᒎᓯᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᙱᑦᑐᒥ ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ ᒧᒥᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓵᓚᖃᕋᓱᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂᑦᑕᐅᖅ ᑕᒪᐃᑎᒍᑦ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ. ᐆ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ $10,000-ᒥ. ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᕐᒥ, ᓴᓇᐅᒐᓕᕆᔨᐅᔪᖅ ᖃᑉᓗᓯᐊᖅ (ᔭᐃᑦ ᓇᓱᒐᓗᐊᖅ ᑳᐱᓐᑕ) ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐸᐅᓪᓗᓂ...

EDITORIAL: If we had a billion dollars

As the world watched, the famed Notre-Dame de Paris burned. As Catholics and other Christians were preparing to celebrate Easter, they're calling it a Holy Week miracle that the building escaped total destruction. As of this...

ᐱᓕᐊᓐ ᑖᓚᖃᓚᐅᕈᒪ

ᓄᓇᕐᔪᐊᖅ ᖁᙱᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓅᑦᕋ-ᑕᐃᒻ ᐱᐊᕆᔅᒥ ᐃᑭᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ. ᐃᒃᓯᕋᕐᔪᐊᕐᒥᐅᑕᐃᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᓯᖏᓐᓂ ᐅᒃᐱᖅᑐᐃᑦ ᐸᕐᓇᒃᐸᓪᓕᐊᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᒪᑭᕝᕕᐊᓄᑦ, ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕆᔭᐅᕗᖅ ᐅᒃᐱᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᕐᒥ ᑲᒪᓇᖅᑐᓕᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐃᒡᓗᕐᔪᐊᖅ ᓄᖑᓪᓚᕆᓚᐅᙱᓐᓂᖓᓂ. ᑕᕝᕙᓂ ᑎᑎᕋᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ, ᓱᔪᐃᓂᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑭᒡᓕᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᓄᖅᑲᖅᓯᕋᐅᔭᕐᒧᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᕐᔪᐊᖅᑐᒧᑦ, ᐃᒡᓘᑉ ᖁᓕᖓᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᓚᖓᓐᓂ ᐃᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᐊᑖᓂ. ᐃᒡᓗᕐᔪᐊᑉ ᓵᖓ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᖏᓛᖓ ᑕᖅᓯᖅᓱᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐃᒐᓛᖓ ᓴᐳᔾᔭᐅᔫᔮᖅᑐᑦ. ᖁᔭᓐᓇᒦᒃ...

ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓱᐃᓗᑎᑦ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᐊᕐᕕᓂᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓱᐃᔪᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᓄᑦ

ᐅᔾᔨᕆᒐᓗᐊᕈᕕᐅᒃ ᐋᒃᑲᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᖃᐅᑕᒫᒥ ᐃᓅᓯᕐᓂ, ᑕᒪᒃᑭᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓕᐊᑦ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᕗᑦ ᕿᓪᓕᖅᑐᒥ ᑮᓇᐅᔾᔭᒃᓴᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓇᓚᐅᑦᑖᕆᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒧᑦ. ᐅᖃᓪᓚᒃᖢᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᕕᒡᔪᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ, ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᑯᕕᖓᑕ ᒐᕙᓇᖓ ᔅᑏᕙᓐ ᐴᓗᔅ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᐋᖅᑭᒃᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᓴᙱᓛᖑᔪᒥ ᐱᕈᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᑕᒪᒃᑭᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᓂ ᐊᕕᒃᑐᖅᓯᒪᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐊᕕᒃᑐᖅᓯᒪᓂᐅᔪᓂ 2019-ᒧᑦ, ᓱᒃᑲᓂᐅᔪᒥ 9 ᐳᓴᓐᑎᒥ. "ᑕᒪᓐᓇ...

EDITORIAL: Support mines that support Nunavummiut

Whether you notice it or not in your daily life, all reports show a glittering economic forecast for Nunavut. Speaking at the Nunavut Mining Symposium, Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz noted that the territory...

ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᑦ ᐱᓪᓗᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᓇᓕᒧᑦᑐᒥ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖃᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᔭᕆᐊᖃᓪᓚᕆᒃᑐᓄᑦ

ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᓂᕿᑦᑎᐊᕙᓕᕆᓂᖅ ᑲᓇᑕ ᑐᕌᒐᒃᓴᖃᖅᐳᖅ ᒥᒃᖠᒋᐊᖅᓯᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓂᕿᒃᓴᖃᑦᑎᐊᙱᓐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ. ᑕᐃᔅᓱᒪᒃᑲᓐᓂᖅ, ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᓯᒪᕗᑦ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐴᖑᔪᓂ ᓂᕿᓂᑦ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᙱᓐᓂᐅᔪᓂᑦ ᓂᕿᐅᑉ ᐊᑭᖏᓐᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᖃᓪᓗᓈᑦ ᓄᓇᖓᓐᓂ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ. ᑐᕕᑐᒥ ᐊᑐᖅᑎᒥ ᐅᕙᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᑎᑦᑎᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ CBC-ᑯᑦ ᓂᐅᕕᕐᕕᒐᓚᖕᓄᑦ ᑲᑎᙵᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᒫᓐᓇᓕᓴᒥ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᓕᐅᕆᓚᐅᕆᕗᑦ. ᖃᓄᐃᓕᖓᓂᐅᔪᑦ ᐃᓱᒫᓘᑎᒃᓴᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ...

EDITORIAL: Nunavummiut deserve equal access to essentials

Nutrition North Canada is intended to reduce food insecurity in the North. In the past, Nunavut News has used a comparison of a basket of goods to demonstrate the disparities between food prices in...

On this 20th anniversary, one wish for Nunavut: homes

Twenty years ago, one fifth of Canada's territory officially became known as Nunavut. The historic land claims agreement changed the face of Canada – the result of years of tireless work and personal sacrifice by...

ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᓱᐴᖅᑐᒐᕐᓄᑦ ᓱᓐᓂᕈᑕᐅᓲᓂᒃ ᓂᐅᕕᕐᕕᒃᑕᖃᕆᐊᓕᒃ

ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇᑎᑐᑦ ᑕᒪᕐᒥᒐᓚᖕᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ, ᒪᓕᒐᕐᓂ ᓱᕋᐃᙱᓐᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᓱᐴᖅᑐᒐᕐᓂ ᓱᓐᓂᕈᑕᐅᓲᓄᑦ, ᑐᐊᕕᕆᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐅᑕᖅᑭᓕᕐᓗᑎᑦ. ᓱᓐᓂᕈᑕᐅᓲᑦ ᓱᐴᖅᑐᒐᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᕐᓄᑦ ᓱᕋᐃᓂᐅᔪᓐᓃᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐅᒃᑐᐱᕆ 17−ᒥ, ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᑐᐊᕐᒥ ᓂᕈᐊᒐᒃᓴᖃᖅᑎᑦᑎᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᓄᑦ: ᖃᕋᓴᐅᔭᑎᒍᑦ ᑎᑭᓴᐃᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᑲᒻᐸᓂᑎᒍᑦ ᑕᐃᔭᐅᔪᒥ Tweed−ᒥ. ᓯᕗᓪᓕᐅᔪᒥ ᖃᕋᓴᐅᔭᑎᒍᑦ ᓱᓐᓂᕈᑕᐅᓲᑦ ᓱᐴᖅᑐᒐᓄᑦ ᓂᐅᕕᐊᒃᓴᐅᓂᐅᔪᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ, ᒪᒥᐊᓇᖅ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᐅᓂᒃᑯᑦ,...

EDITORIAL: Community pot retailers needed

Like most things in Nunavut, when it comes to consuming legal cannabis, it's hurry up and wait. When recreational marijuana was legalized on Oct. 17, the Government of Nunavut had only one option available to...

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...

GN should make breakfast and lunch programs compulsory in all schools

It's not always easy to draw a line between wants and needs. Education Minister David Joanasie has heard both during the last couple sittings of the legislative assembly. MLAs representing Kugluktuk and Taloyoak made pitches...

ᐅᐃᓪᓴᓐ-ᕋᐃᐴᓪᑦ ᐅᒡᒍᐊᕈᓐᓇᖅᐳᖅ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᓐᓂᕋᐃᔪᒥ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᕐᔪᐊᕈᒪᓂᐅᔪᒥ

ᓱᕈᓯᐅᓪᓗᓂ, ᔫᑎ ᐅᐃᓪᓴᓐ-ᕋᐃᐴᓪᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᕙᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᕐᔪᐊᖑᓂᕐᒥ. ᐱᔪᒪᓂᕐᔪᐊᖑᓂᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᑭᓇᑐᐃᓐᓇᒧᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥᐅᑕᐅᔪᒧᑦ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐊᔪᕐᓇᕐᓂᖅᓴᒻᒪᕆᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᑎᑭᐅᑎᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑳᖅᓯᒪᔪᒧᑦ ᐃᓄᖕᒧᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ. ᐅᐃᓪᓴᓐ-ᕋᐃᐴᓪᑦ ᖃᓂᕐᓕᐸᓗᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ, ᐱᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᐅᔪᒥ ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᐊᔪᙱᕐᔪᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᐃᒃᓯᕙᐅᑕᖓᓐᓂ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᒥᓂᔅᑕᐅᓂᖓᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᖑᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ 2015-ᒥ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᓂᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᔭᔅᑕᓐ ᑐᕉᑑ ᓕᐳᕈᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ. ᐱᔪᒪᓯᒪᔭᖓᓂ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᕐᔪᐊᖑᓂᕐᒥ...

EDITORIAL: Wilson-Reybould could regret claim to fame

As a child, Jody Wilson-Raybould dreamed of being Prime Minister of Canada. A big dream for any Canadian, but even harder to achieve for an Indigenous person in Canada. Wilson-Raybould got pretty close, taking...

ᒐᕙᒪᑐᖃᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᓕᕋᓱᒃᐳᑦ ᓴᐳᔾᔨᓯᒪᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓄᒃᑐᒻᒥ

ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐅᖃᖅᐳᑦ ᐃᓄᒃᑐᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᓴᙱᓛᖑᓪᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑳᖅᓯᒪᔪᓄᑦ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᐅᕗᖅ. ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕆᓪᓗᐊᙱᓚᖓᖅᑲᐃ ᐆᒥᖓ ᓱᓕᓂᐅᔪᒥ. ᒐᕙᒪᑐᖃᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᓯᒪᔫᔮᖅᐳᑦ ᐃᓄᒃᑐᒻᒥ ᓴᙱᓂᕆᔭᖓᓂ ᐃᒃᓯᖕᓇᐃᓂᕐᒥ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖓᓂ ᐊᖏᕈᑕᐅᓇᓱᐊᖅᑐᒥ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑳᖅᓯᒪᔪᓄᑦ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᖁᔭᒃᓴᒧᑦ. ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐃᑦᑕᕐᓂᓴᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᒥᓂᔅᑕᖓ ᐹᑉᓗ ᕌᑦᕇᒐᔅ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕆᓚᐅᖅᑕᖓᓂ ᐱᖁᔭᒃᓴᒧᑦ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᑉ ᐱᒋᐊᕐᓂᕆᓚᐅᖅᑕᖓᓂ ᕿᒪᐃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐃᓄᖕᓂ...