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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...

COLUMN: I’m still here: a true story

This piece has taken me longer to write than most I can remember and I struggled for a good long time wondering if I did write it, how would it be received by folks...

Keep the presses going

Oct. 1 to 7 slipped quietly past this week without the fanfare that can accompany seven-day-awareness periods such as National Fire Prevention Week, Aboriginal Awareness Week, National Youth Violence Prevention Week or National Women’s...

COLUMN: Trade show still has vital role

One thing you can take to the bank: anytime a trade show hits a community, there is no shortage of folks who sing its praises and no shortage of folks who think it's a...

COLUMN: Rankin is lucky to have Tuxedo in its corner

Hanging around and being a bit of a pest for an hour or two, while the three visiting animal health-care professionals from the Winnipeg-based Tuxedo Animal Hospital took care of business at Rankin Inlet's...

EDITORIAL: Long tail of colonialism threatens ability to heal

Testimony at the recent Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls inquiry hearings in Iqaluit showed there is a still a lot of work needed to heal the wounds of colonial violence, if it's...

COLUMN: New festival would be win-win

Word on the street in Rankin Inlet has a group of folks coming together this past weekend in hopes of forming a committee to establish a second music festival in Rankin Inlet. I write second...

SPORTS TALK: Careful what you say – your kids might pay for it in...

If you're going to criticize Donald Trump – and there are plenty of ways to do so because he makes it way, way too easy – make sure the image you're using to accompany...

COLUMN: Female talent, not tokens, behind Leafs hires

With NHL teams slated to open their training camps during the next two weeks, love them or hate them, a large number of Kivalliq hockey fans have their eyes fixed on the Toronto Maple...

SPORTS TALK: The greatest first pitch ever thrown – and she’s a nun

It takes a special sort of dingus to pull this trick. Someone thought it would be a good idea to phone in a bomb threat to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia on Aug. 22. A...