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ᑭᕙᓪᓕᐅᑉ ᐃᓗᐊᓂᑦ: ᐃᑦᓴᕐᓂᑕᓕᕆᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᓄᓇᙳᐊᓕᕆᓂᖅ

ᐃᒡᓗᓕᒑᕐᔪᖕᒥ Hᐊᒻᓚᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᑦᓴᕐᓂᑕᖃᕐᕖᑦ ᒥᒃᓵᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᖓᓂ ᐊᑐᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓄᓇᙳᐊᓕᕆᔾᔪᑎᓂᒃ. ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᕆᔭᐅᔪᒥᒃ ᕕᓂᐲᒃᒥ, ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᔾᔪᑎᓕᒃ ᐃᑦᓴᕐᓂᑕᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒧᙵᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᐳᑎᖃᕈᓐᓃᖅᐸᑦ - ᐃᒻᒪᖄ ᔫᓐᒥ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᔪᓚᐃᒥ - ᐃᑲᔪᕆᐊᖅᑐᕐᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᙳᐊᓕᕆᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᖃᓄᖅᑑᕈᑕᐅᔪᒪᔪᒥᒃ, ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᓕᕆᔨ ᑕᐃᕕᑎ ᖃᑎᒑᑦᓯᐊᖅ. ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᑐᕌᒐᕆᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᐸᐸᑐᕈᒪᓂᖅ ᐃᑦᓴᕐᓂᑕᓕᕆᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐅᑎᑕᐅᔪᓂᒃ...

Nursing ‘burnout’ leaves health care compromised, says NAM president

Nursing vacancies are causing a strain on existing staff and resulting in a lesser understanding of patient needs, says Madeleine Redfern, president of the Nunavut Association of Municipalities (NAM). There are 119 nursing vacancies out...

Two seamstresses share their experience with Canada Goose’s Project Atigi

A secret project, 14 Inuit seamstresses, and a now-fashionable parka company – those are the basic elements of a revelation that wowed Nunavut, New York City, and the world Jan. 31. Canada Goose revealed a...

AROUND NUNAVUT: Victoria’s Arctic Fashion hits the Paris runways

The design and sewing skills of Inuit will get another burst of recognition on the world stage later this month when Victoria Kakuktinniq unveils 24 new creations at Paris Fashion Week, while singing star...

Kitikmeot business sprouts from beans

Kaapittiaq Coffee, a product of the Kitikmeot Heritage Society made with beans purchased from Peru, was sampled at a recent community launch celebration. The product will hopefully be on store shelves by the end of...

Free tax clinics headed to Nunavut communities this season

With tax season kicking off, the Canada Revenue agency launched three new northern service centres in Iqaluit, Yellowknife and Whitehorse Feb. 11 in hopes improving tax services in Canada’s territories. Fewer reviews and reassessments and...

ᓇᖕᒥᓂᕆᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᓴᖅᑭᑉᐳᖅ ᑕᖅᑑᔭᕐᓂᑦ

ᑳᐱᑦᑎᐊᖅ ᑳᐱ, ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᔪᖅ ᕿᑎᕐᒥᐅᑦ ᐃᑦᑕᕐᓂᓴᓕᕆᔨᓂᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖑᔪᓄᑦ ᓴᓇᓯᒪᔪᓂ ᑕᖅᑑᔭᕐᓂ ᓂᐅᕕᖅᑕᐅᔪᓂ ᐱᕉᒥ, ᐆᒃᑐᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᓴᖅᑭᑎᑕᐅᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒍᑕᐅᔪᒥ ᔭᓄᐊᕆ 27-ᒥ. ᓴᓇᔭᐅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᓂᐅᕕᕐᕕᖕᓂ ᖁᓕᕈᐊᖓᓐᓃᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᒃᓴᐅᕗᑦ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᑉ ᓄᙳᐊᓂ, ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐳᕋᓐᑕᓐ ᒍᕇᐳᓪ, ᖃᐅᔨᓴᐃᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᔪᒥ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖑᔪᓄᑦ. ᒫᓐᓇᐅᔪᒥ, ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖑᔪᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᓂᖃᖅᐳᑦ ᖃᕋᓴᐅᔭᑎᒍᑦ ᓂᐅᕕᐊᒃᓴᓂ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᙳᖅᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒧᑦ. ᐃᓗᐃᑦᑐᑦ ᑳᐱᒃᓴᐃᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ...

Baffinland Iron Mines opens 800-person camp

As Baffinland Iron Mines gears up to increase production at the Mary River mine, an 800-person camp was officially opened on Wednesday. The increased production -- to six million metric tonnes per year in 2019...

Taxi service returns to Iglulik

Ungalaq Transportation Services has a pickup truck and an SUV on the road to help people in Iglulik get around town and to the airport. The business, which launched on Dec. 31, fills a void...

Iglulik elder cleared in GN investigation into polar bear shootings

An Iglulik elder who shot a mother polar bear and her cub within municipal boundaries in December was justified in killing the animals, a GN investigation has determined. “The Department of Environment, in conjunction and...

Hall Beach airport to get $10 million in improvements

The Government of Canada has announced close to $10 million in funding for runway and lighting improvements at the Hall Beach airport. The money will result in an overhaul of the gravel runway, taxiway...

Pirurvik preschool program reaps $1 million Arctic Inspiration Prize

An innovative made-in-Nunavut preschool program has $1 million to invest in expansion thanks to the Arctic Inspiration Prize.  The Pirurvik Preschool in Pond Inlet, which allows children to express natural curiosity to learn about what...

Lower fares for Kitikmeot Inuit beneficiaries now available through First Air

Kitikmeot Inuit beneficiaries can now book cheaper flights on First Air through ILAK Fares, the airline announced today during the Kitikmeot Trade Show. ILAK Fares were introduced last June in the Qikiqtaaluk and Kivalliq regions...

COLUMN: Grow the solution from within

I can't say I've gotten to know a lot of people well in the community of Baker Lake, but I've gotten to know more than a handful very well during the past two decades. And,...

Inuktut absent from proposed federal languages legislation

Inuit leaders are calling out the federal government, saying Indigenous languages legislation engagement was carried out in bad faith. Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez introduced the proposed Indigenous Languages bill in the House of...
Lydia Palluannuk tries her hand at bocce on the turf at the Iglulik arena. In the background, from left, are community health representative Lucy Sarpinak, standing, and Sirpaapik Ammaklak, Martha Qattalik, Theo Ikkumaq and Leonie Qrunnut. Jose Quezada photo

ᐃᓄᑐᖃᕐᓂ ᖃᓄᐃᙱᑦᑎᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᓇᓱᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕈᑕᐅᖏᓐᓇᖅᐳᖅ

ᐅᓇᑕᕐᓂᐅᔪᖅ ᑐᕌᖓᔪᓂᑦ ᓄᓇᕘᑉ-ᐃᓗᐊᓂ, ᐊᑯᓂᐅᔪᒃᑯᑦ ᐸᖅᑭᕕᒃᓴᒥ ᐃᓄᑐᖃᕐᓄᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᓇᓱᐊᖅᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒐᓴᓄᑦ. ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᐃᓄᑐᖃᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖑᔪᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓱᐃᑦᑎᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᓂᐅᔪᒥ. "ᓱᓕ ᕿᒻᒪᑰᕕᒡᔪᐊᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕆᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᑯᓂᐅᔪᒃᑯᑦ ᐸᖅᑭᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓄᓇᓖᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᐸᒃᑕᖏᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᔪᓇᖁᓪᓗᒋᑦ," ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᓛᓴᓘᓯ ᐋᕆᐊᖅ, ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖑᔪᑦ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᖓ. ᓄᓇᕗᑦ 44-ᓂ ᐊᑯᓂᐅᔪᒃᑯᑦ ᐸᖅᑭᔭᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᒡᓕᖃᖅᐳᑦ ᓇᒦᕈᓘᔭᖅᑐᓂ ᐃᖏᕐᕋᐃᓐᓇᖅᑐᓂ ᐸᖅᑭᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓄᓇᓖᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᐸᒃᑕᖏᑦ...

ᐃᖏᕐᕋᓂᖃᖅᓯᒪᕗᖅ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖃᕐᓂᖅᓴᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᔨᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑭᒍᑎᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐸᖅᑭᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓱᓕ ᐱᔭᐅᔭᕆᐊᖃᖅᐳᑦ

ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᑦ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖃᕈᓐᓇᖅᐳᑦ ᑕᒪᒃᑭᐅᒪᔪᒥ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᙱᓐᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᐃᔨᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑭᒍᑎᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐸᖅᑭᔭᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓄᓇᒋᔭᖏᓐᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐊᔪᕐᓇᙱᓐᓂᖓ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖃᕐᓂᕐᒥ ᓱᓕ ᐊᒡᕕᐊᕈᑕᐅᕗᖅ ᐃᓚᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᓄᑦ. ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂ-ᓂᐊᖁᙴᒧᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖃᕐᓇᙱᑦᑐᓕᕆᔨᓄᑦ ᒥᓂᔅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐹᑦ ᐊᕐᓇᒃᑲᖅ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᐃᓱᒫᓘᑎᑕᖃᖅᓯᒪᕗᑦ ᐊᑯᓂᐅᓂᖓᓂ ᑕᑯᔭᐅᕝᕕᒃᓴᓕᐅᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑭᒍᑎᓕᕆᔨᒧᑦ. "ᑭᒍᑎᓕᕆᔨ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓃᒐᔪᒃᐳᖅ ᐅᓪᓗᓄᑦ ᑕᓪᓕᒪᓄᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇᒐᓚᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ...

Team of creatives sets out to motivate with rap, art and magic

Thanks to a few high-profile supporters, Influencers Motivating Influencers (IMI) is on track to roll out their most ambitious community wellness tour yet. "We always wish we could do more," said co-founder David DeVos, who...

Iconic rocker Tom Cochrane eager to entertain in Cambridge Bay

Tom Cochrane's illustrious musical career has spanned more than 40 years but headlining the 20th Kitikmeot Trade Show will break new ground for him. Playing in Cambridge Bay will be Cochrane's northernmost performance. He's never...

Inutiq’s 22-point Facebook post calls out racism, economic disparity in Nunavut

"It's no accident, our suicides, our men in jail, homelessness – basically poverty-related issues that exist in Nunavut. Those aren't accidents. Those are side effects of systems that exist, and people that benefit from...
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