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Inuit reps give Heritage earful on Indigenous Language Act

Representatives for Inuktut speakers of the country gave the Canadian Heritage committee an earful this week about the government legislation to revitalize and protect Indigenous languages. Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami president Natan Obed and Inuvialuit Regional...
Team NT's girls hockey team gathers around following their game against Prince Edward Island at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta., on Feb. 24. Mel Bolin/Canada Winter Games photo

Week two gets underway at Canada Winter Games for Team NT and Nunavut

And so begins another week of the North’s best and brightest doing their thing at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta. Team NT’s girls hockey team gathers around following their game against Prince...
Chase Harron of Coral Habour battles with Connor Cozens of Yukon in front of the net during boys hockey action against Yukon on Feb. 17. Rod Ince/Canada Winter Games photo

Team NT and Nunavut schedule: Day 4

Here’s what Team NT and Nunavut will be up to on Day 4 at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta. All times MST Chase Harron of Coral Habour battles with Connor Cozens of Yukon...

Firefighters, youth connect at the library

Stop, Drop and Read, a new program at the Inuvik Centennial Library, is set to foster a positive relationship between youth and the community's volunteer firefighters. Assistant librarian and volunteer firefighter Kolin Murray came up...

Natan Obed re-elected ITK president

Natan Obed will head the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami for a second term, it's just been announced in Inuvik where the organization is holding its annual general meeting. Obed was in a race against former Nunavut...

New road means badminton

Students at Mangilaluk School in Tuktoyaktuk missed out on an East Three School volleyball tournament earlier this year because the cost of flights would have been over $8,000. “This time we have the road, so...

Player turns coach

Brittenie Jefferd-Moore, known better in town by the nickname Bitsie, was one of only two girls in her age group playing hockey growing up. “I remember having to get dressed in the women’s washroom in...

Player turns coach

Brittenie Jefferd-Moore, known better in town by the nickname Bitsie, was one of only two girls in her age group playing hockey growing up. “I remember having to get dressed in the women’s washroom in...