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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,...

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...

2018 year marked by those rising up

Reflecting on the year that was 2018, Nunavut made progress in many important ways but will stand out for the leaders who fell and those who looked to rise up. It will be remembered most...

ᐅᕿᒡᓕᒋᐊᕐᓗᒍ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᐅᑉ ᐊᒡᔭᖅᑕᒥᓂᑦ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒎᔪᒥ

ᐊᖏᒡᓕᒋᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᔪᒪᒍᕕᑦ ᓴᖅᑭᑉᐸᖕᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᐅᔪᒥ ᖃᓄᐃᓐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ, ᖃᔅᓯᐊᕐᔪᖕᓂ ᐃᓕᓴᕆᔭᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑐᓐᓂᖅᑯᓯᐊᖑᔪᒥ ᐱᓕᕆᔪᓐᓇᕋᔭᖅᑐᒥ ᓲᕐᓗ ᐊᑭᖃᙱᑦᑐᒥ ᖃᖓᑦᑕᐅᑎᒥᒃ ᐱᑎᑕᐅᓂᐅᔪᒥ. ᐃᒻᒪᖄ ᓇᓗᓇᓚᐅᙱᓚᖅ, ᑕᐃᔅᓱᒪᓂ, ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕖᑦ ᐅᖅᓱᖅᑑᒥ ᐆᒧᖓ ᓴᖑᓇᔭᕐᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᐃᓕᓴᕆᔭᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑐᓐᓂᖅᑯᓯᐊᖑᔪᒥ ᐱᐅᓯᒋᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᐅᑉ ᐅᐸᑦᑎᐊᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ. ᐃᓕᓴᕆᔭᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑐᓐᓂᖅᑯᓯᐊᖑᔪᒥ – ᐅ1ᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᓯᓂᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᒥ – ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓄᑦ ᐅᐸᑦᑎᐊᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᑯᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᖃᑦᑕᖅᐳᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ...

EDITORIAL: Lighten a student’s load this year

If you want to increase turnout to a community event in Nunavut, there are few rewards that can do the trick quite like a free flight voucher. Perhaps it was inevitable, then, that the schools...

ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᑦ ᖃᖓᑕᔪᑦ ᑕᐅᑐᖕᓇᑎᒃ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᙳᖅᑎᑕᐅᓂᖓ ᖃᓂᒡᓕᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ

ᐅᔾᔨᕆᓚᐅᙱᓐᓂᕈᕕᑦ, ᐃᓱᓕᕝᕕᒃᓴᖓ ᐃᓄᓕᒫᓄᑦ ᐅᖃᖃᑎᖃᕐᓂᐅᔪᖅ ᑲᑎᓐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᑲᓇᐃᑎᐊᓐ ᓄᐊᑦᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᕘᔅᑎᐊᒥ, ᒪᕐᕉᒃ ᖃᖓᑕᓲᖅᑎᓪᓗᐊᑕᐅᔪᑦ ᐱᔨᑦᑎᕋᖅᑐᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ, ᖄᖏᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐅᓪᓗᑐᐃᓐᓇᒥ ᑎᓯᐱᕆ 14−ᒥ. ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑑᑉ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓕᐅᕐᓂᖃᓚᐅᙱᒃᑯᓂ ᐅᖃᖃᑎᖃᕐᓂᐅᔪᒧᑦ, ᐱᓕᕆᓂᐅᔪᖅ ᐃᓄᓕᒫᑦ ᑐᓴᐅᒪᑎᑕᐅᓇᔭᓚᐅᙱᑦᑎᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᑭᖑᕙᓗᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᐃᖏᕐᕋᔪᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐅᖃᖃᑎᖃᕐᓂᐅᔪᑦ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᙳᖅᑎᑕᐅᓂᖓᓂ ᑭᒡᓕᖃᖅᑎᑕᐅᕌᓂᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᖏᓂᕆᔭᖓᓄᑦ. ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᓄᑦ ᖃᔅᓰᓐᓇᓂᒃ ᐃᓄᖕᓂ ᐅᖃᖃᑎᒋᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᙳᖅᑎᑕᐅᓂᖓᓂ...

EDITORIAL: Nunavummiut flying blind as merger looms

In case you didn't notice, the deadline for public consultations on the merger of Canadian North and First Air, the two main airlines servicing Nunavut, passed on Friday, Dec. 14. Without last week's reporting on...

COLUMN: Ready to rumble for science

Call it what you will, but I always find it downright exhilarating to talk with any of the teachers or students at Victor Sammurtok School (VSS) in Chesterfield Inlet about the science fair at...

ᖃᓪᓗᓈᓂ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑐᓂ ᐱᑦᑕᐃᓕᓕᑦ ᐱᕕᒃᓴᑦᑎᓐᓂ

ᐅᖃᐅᓯᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᑲᖑᓪᓕᖅᐹᖑᔪᒥ ᑲᑎᒪᕕᒡᔪᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓕᐊᖓᓂ, ᐱᕕᒃᓴᖃᕐᓂᐅᔪᑦ ᑲᓱᒃᑐᖅᐳᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᐅᓄᕐᓂᖅᓴᐅᔪᒥ ᓇᒥᑐᐃᓐᓇᑦᑎᐊᖅ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ. ᓂᕆᐅᒃᑯᕕᑦ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ, ᒫᓐᓇ ᑭᐅᔭᕆᐊᖃᕐᓇᖅᓯᕗᖅ. ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓕᐊᖅ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᓯᕗᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᐱᕈᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᐊᓂᖓᓂ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᒐᔪᒃᑐᒥ 4.6 ᐳᓴᓐᑎᒥ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᒥ 2025−ᖑᕋᓱᖕᓂᖓᓂ, ᑕᒪᕐᒥᒐᓚᒃ ᐱᕈᕐᓂᐅᔪᖅ ᐊᐅᓚᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᓄᑖᖑᔪᓂ ᒎᓗᒧᑦ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᓄᑦ ᒪᑐᐃᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᐱᓇᖕᓇᒥ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ –...

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...