UPDATE: RCMP state that the man in question was arrested on Friday night.

On Thursday morning, a man allegedly made threats toward a female employee at the Government of Canada building in Iqaluit, including that he was prepared to come to the building with a firearm, according to the Mounties.

The police were alerted and they secured the building, but they were unable to find the suspect.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Iqaluit RCMP detachment at (867) 979‐0123 or, in the event of urgent information, the Nunavut RCMP Dispatch Centre at (867) 979‐1111.


Derek Neary has been reporting on developments in the North for 18 years. When he's not writing for Nunavut News, he's working on Northern News Services' special publications such as Opportunities North,...