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Rankin gymnasts on world stage

Lisa Kresky couldn’t have asked for anything more to end her 15-year run as founder and head coach with the Aqsarniit Ujauttaq (Northern Lights) gymnastics club in Rankin Inlet then seeing “her girls” perform...

Improved education leads the way to territory’s future

There is precious little of the path that had to be blazed for Nunavut to become its own territory that doesn’t have Tagak Curley’s boot prints all over it. Curley looked back at the territory’s...

Rankin sees Internet service, cell service and mail from Canada Post down for the...

The modern age of communication has been badly interrupted by spotty and undependable Internet and cell services to Rankin Inlet during the past few months. The community also saw its Canada Post outlet forced to...

Publicly-elected premier a non-issue

It really seems like just yesterday when the birth of Canada’s newest territory was fast approaching the horizon of reality, and consensus government (and if I may) of, for and by the people was...

Summertime fun and learning in Rankin Inlet

The Rankin Inlet recreation department has been going full speed with a number of summer projects. The hamlet recently opened its Area 6 playground, making it the fifth playground in the community the department of...

Makimautiksat program has strong record against suicide

Mental health outreach worker Brittany Holm teamed-up with Tuugaalik High School’s community counsellor, Jennifer Kadjuk, to deliver the Makimautiksat Youth Wellness and Empowerment program to a senior high class shortly before the end of...

Dancing toward summer vacation in Naujaat

Tuugaalik High School physical education teacher Gaspare Minaudo conducted a square-dancing unit to help move toward the end of the school year in Naujaat recently. It culminated with the entire student body and staff members...

Teaching culture, tradition in Baker Lake

A program teaching youth how to prepare meat and sew sealskin mitts is meeting with early success, while helping to improve and nurture the cultural and traditional skills of its participants. The program is funded...

Donations enable food bank to move forward in Baker Lake

The Abluqta Society distributed food to 94 hungry people in Baker Lake this past month, moving the society closer to its goal of opening a regular food bank. The society is a non-profit social enterprise...

A busy theatre season in Arviat

Drama teacher and play director Gord Billard directed three plays during the 2018-19 school year – A Thanksgiving to Remember, A Charlie Brown Christmas and An Easter Story – and completed his 18th year...

Agnico Eagle marks mine opening with $1 million donation to community

Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) marked the opening of its second mine in Nunavut last week by donating $1 million to two community groups in Rankin Inlet. Rankinmmiut celebrated the official opening of Agnico Eagle’s Meliadine...

Northwestel to reimburse Rankin customers for extended outages

Northwestel plans to reimburse Rankin Inlet customers who have been experiencing extended service outages over the past few months. Customers have been complaining about periodic outages in cell and Internet connectivity, which have lasted anywhere...

EXCLUSIVE: Road network connecting four Kivalliq communities pitched to feds

The territorial government is hoping to revive plans for a road system that would connect Chesterfield Inlet, Rankin Inlet, Whale Cove and Arviat. The Department of Economic Development and Transportation (EDT) has submitted a proposal...

Whale Cove water woes continue

It could be at least another two years until the community of Whale Cove can finally say goodbye to boil water advisories for good. The community has had to boil its water intermittently for the...

Summer traffic crackdown begins in Rankin

Motorists on ATVs who flout traffic laws in Rankin Inlet may soon by getting a nasty surprise. Last week the head of the community's bylaw announced the department would begin its annual crackdown on dangerous...

CODY PUNTER: #WeThe(Actual)North

I don't tend to get homesick. But for the past few weeks I have had Toronto on my mind. And it isn't because I'm tired of the fog we've had for the past week....

CODY PUNTER: Travelling to places unknown from the comfort of home

After a long week at a work, most of us spend our Friday afternoons looking forward to some kind of escape. At this time of year, most families turn to the land to get...

Uniting the North through photos

A Facebook page dedicated to showcasing the beauty of the North hit a milestone earlier this year when it reached 10,000 followers. The Photos of North page was started up by Rankin Inlet resident Thomas...

ᑲᑎᑦᑎᓂᖅ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥᐅᓂᒃ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐊᖑᓯᒪᔪᒃᑯᑦ

Facebook-ᑯᑦ ᒪᒃᐱᒐᖅ ᐃᓕᐅᖅᑲᐃᕝᕕᐅᕙᒃᑐᖅ ᐊᔾᔨᓂᒃ ᑕᑯᑎᑦᑎᕙᒃᑐᓂᒃ ᖃᓄᖅ ᑲᔾᔮᕐᓇᖅᑎᒋᖕᒪᖔᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᖅ ᒪᓕᒃᑕᐅᓕᖅᑐᖅ 10,000-ᓄᑦ. ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᒪᒃᐱᒐᖅ ᐱᒋᐊᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᑕᒧᑦ ᑕᒪᓯ ᐊᖑᓴᓪᓗᕐᒧᑦ 2013-ᒥ, ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᓄᓇᖁᑎᖏᑦ ᑲᑕᒃᑎᖅᑕᐅᕙᓪᓕᐊᓕᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑕᕆᐅᑉ ᐊᑭᐊᓂᕐᒥᐅᑦ ᓇᑦᑎᕋᓱᖃᑦᑕᖁᔨᔪᓐᓃᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ. “ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᑉᓗᒍ, ᐃᓱᒪᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᖓ ᖃᓄᖅ ᖁᕝᕙᖅᑎᕆᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᓐᓇᕐᒪᖔᑉᑕ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐃᓅᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᑉᑎᓐᓄᑦ,” ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ. “ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᒪᒃᐱᒐᖅ (ᐱᒋᐊᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ) ᐃᓄᐃᑦ...

Man accused of causing disturbance on flight arrested

A man from Chesterfield Inlet was arrested after a flight crew reported a disturbance on a flight from Winnipeg to Rankin Inlet on June 7. RCMP were dispatched to the Rankin Inlet airport to meet...