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Vandals must know the consequences

For the most part, those of us living in Rankin Inlet have been pretty lucky when it comes to major acts of vandalism over the years, especially when compared to many other Nunavut communities. Break-and-enters...

Hockey camp

The Season Opener hockey camp will get underway in Rankin Inlet this coming week, running from Oct. 17 to 21. The camp is open to all registered minor hockey players and offers both on-ice and...

Pride and commitment

A promotion can mean many things to many people, but, in the cadet program, one thing you can count on is that it's well-deserved. Cadets are not promoted simply because they attended regularly the previous...

Whooping cough

Nunavut's Department of Health has asked everyone to ensure their immunization records are up to date after confirming cases of whooping cough (pertussis) in Arviat and Rankin Inlet. Whooping cough is preventable with a vaccine,...

ᐱᖃᓐᓇᑐᖃᖏᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑐᑦ

ᐊᓄᕆᕐᔪᐊᖅ Irma ᓯᐊᕈ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓕᓄᑦ ᕗᐊᑉᔅᑯᑦ ᐱᖁᑎᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᓱᕋᒃᑎᕆᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᓄᕆᕐᔪᐊᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂ ᑕᐅᓇᓂ  Providenciales, Turks ᐊᒻᒪ Caicos Islands ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐱᐅᖏᓐᓂᖅᓴᐅᓇᔭᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ. “ᓯᓂᒡᕕᑉᑎᓐᓂ ᐃᒡᓗᑕᒦᖏᓐᓇᓚᐅᕈᑉᑕ ᑐᖁᒐᔭᓚᐅᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᓵᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᒃ ᑲᑕᒡᕕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᐃᒡᓕᒃᐳᖅ, ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐃᖢᐃᓪᓕᐅᕈᑎᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᒍᑦ,” ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᓯᐊᕈ. ᓯᐊᕈ ᐅᑭᐅᓕᒃ 69ᓂᒃ, ᐅᑭᐅᓄᑦ 21-ᓄᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᔨᐅᑉᓗᓂᓗ ᐊᒻᒪ...

One step at a time

The final public hearings on the Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM)-owned Whale Tail Pit project were held in front of the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) in Baker Lake from Sept. 19-22. Whale Tail is an...

Scholarship winner

Art Sateana, 21, of Rankin Inlet was announced as the 2017 recipient of the $5,000 Qulliq Energy Corp's Laura Ulluriaq Gauthier Scholarship this past month. The scholarship is presented each year to a student pursuing...

Old friends step up

Hurricane Irma claimed just about everything Cheryl and Leonard Forbes owned when it slammed across Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands this past month. It could have been worse. “If we had stayed in our bedroom we...

Performers visit

The magical, thrilling, Iglulik-based Artcirq paid a visit to Arviat this past week. The troupe held a number of workshops during the week in Arviat and performed a big show on the evening of Oct....

ᖁᕐᓗᖅᑐᒥᐅᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᖃᓕᖅᑐᑦ

ᒦᓚ ᐊᑦᔪᑲᖅ ᑲᒥᓐᖑᐊᖅ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓇᓱᐊᖅᓗᓂ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕆᐊᖃᖏᑦᑐᖅ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᖑᕋᓱᐊᕐᓗᓂ ᖁᕐᓗᖅᑐᒥᐅᓄᑦ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᐸᕐᓇᒃᓯᒪᔭᒥᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᓇᓕᖓᓂᒥᐅᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᔭᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᑲᑎᖅᓱᐃᓗᓂ ᐳᓚᕋᕐᓂᐊᖅᑕᖏᒎᖅ ᑐᓴᕐᕕᒋᓇᓱᐊᕐᓗᒋᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᔭᖏᓐᓂᒃ. “ᓱᓕ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᐳᓚᕋᑲᑕᖕᓂᐊᖅᑐᖓ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓇᓱᐊᖅᑐᑎᑐᑦ ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᕆᔭᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐃᓯᑲᑕᖕᓂᐊᖅᑐᖓ ᑕᒫᓂ ᑭᒡᒐᖅᑐᖅᑎᐅᕕᒋᓂᐊᖅᑕᓐᓂ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᕕᖕᒥ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᐅᓕᕈᒪ ᖃᐅᔨᕝᕕᒋᓇᓱᐊᕐᓗᒋᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᕿᓚᓈᕆᔭᖃᕐᒪᖔᑕ ᖃᓄᐃᑦᑐᓂᒃᓗ ᐃᓱᒫᓗᒋᔭᖃᕐᒪᖔᑕ,” ᐅᖃᕆᓪᓗᓂ. ᐃᓚᓪᓗᓂᐅᒃ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ...

ᒥᑭᔪᒐᓗᐊᖅᖢᓂ ᓲᖑᔪᖅ, ᕿᓚᓈᕆᔭᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᓯᕗᓂᒃᓴᒥᓂᒃ

ᑐᖓᓂᖓᓕ ᐅᑭᐅᒥ ᐃᓕᓴᓕᖅᖢᓂ ᐊᕙᑎᓕᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᓯᓚᑦᑐᒃᓴᕐᕕᒃᔪᐊᖓᓂ, ᐊᓄ ᐴᓱ ᐊᕐᓇᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑑᖕᒪᑦ ᕿᓚᓈᕆᔭᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᓯᕗᓂᕆᓂᐊᖅᑕᒥᓂᒃ. ᐴᓲᑉ ᕿᓚᓈᕆᔭᖓ ᓯᓐᓇᒃᑐᖕᖑᐊᓪᓚᓪᖤᓚᐅᖅᐸᒃᖢᒍ ᓄᓇᒥ ᓇ`ᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐱᓕᕆᕝᕕᒃᓴᒥᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᓕᕋᓛᓕᐅᕈᒪᓪᓗᓂ, ᐳᓚᕋᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᑕᒪᐅᖓ ᓄᓇᖓᓄᑦ ᐊᓯᕙᖅᓯᒪᕕᐅᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᒥᒃ. “ᖃᓪᓗᓈᓂᒥᐅᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᖏᑦᑐᓄᑦ. ᑕᒫᓂᕐᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᓄᑦ ᑭᒃᑯᑐᐃᓐᓇᓄᑦ ᐊᓯᕙᖅᓯᒪᓚᐅᑲᒍᒪᔪᓄᑦ. ᐃᒻᒪᖄ ᐃᓛᓐᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥᐅᓂᒃ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᓂᑦ ᐊᓯᕙᖅᓯᒪᕕᐅᖃᖅᑕᕐᓗᓂ ᐃᓛᓐᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑎᑦᑎᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ, ᐃᓱᒪᓇᕐᒪᑦ...

ᒐᕙᒪᑎᖃᕈᓯᖅᐳᑦ ᑭᐳᒃᑐᑦ ᐃᖏᕐᕋᓯᒋᐊᓕᕈᑦᑕ ᐃᒃᓯᕙᐅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᕿᓗᐊᖅᓯᒪᒋᐊᖃᕐᒃᓂᐊᓕᖅᑐᒍᑦ

ᐊᑭᒪᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᓇᓱᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᓱᒃᑲᓕᓴᕐᓂᐊᓕᖅᑐᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᕐᕕᐊᓂ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑲᔪᓯᑦᑎᐊᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᒪᕐᕉᒃ ᐊᑏᒃ ᐃᓚᐅᔪᓐᓃᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᐅᖃᑕᐅᔪᓂ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᖑᕋᑖᖅᑐᓂ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᕆᓯᒪᔭᕗᑦ: ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎ ᐲᑕ ᑕᑉᑑᓇ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᒥᓂᔅᑕᖓ ᑮᑦ ᐲᑐᓴᓐ. ᑕᒪᐃᑕ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᐊᖑᑏᒃ ᑭᖑᕚᒥᓄᑦ ᕿᒪᐃᖕᒪᑕ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᒃᑲᑕᒥᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᑦ ᐱᑕᖃᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ, ᐱᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐱᐅᖏᑦᑐᓂᒃᓗ, ᒪᓕᒃᓗᒍ ᓇᓕᐊᖕᓂᒃ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒍᓱᖕᒪᖔᖅᐱᑦ. ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓇᓱᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ...

Putting the pedal to the gravel

There will be races and jumps galore next summer on Cape Dorset's new outdoor BMX track, the vision of three dedicated volunteers. "We wanted to give them a space to be able to ride their...

Zoe Elverum takes gold at Dwarf World Games

If you've never heard of the Dwarf World Games, you aren't alone. Zoe Elverum hadn't heard of them either, until a chance encounter a few years ago made her aware of the Games, and she...

Political upheaval will require seat belt

The race is on for Nunavut's legislative assembly, and it is going forward without the two names making the most news for the past few years: Premier Peter Taptuna, and Finance Minister Keith Peterson. Both...

Isuma showcase in Toronto

Thirty years of Iglulik Inuit video art from Isuma, Arnait and Artcirq will be on exhibit at the 2017 imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival in Toronto, Oct. 16 to 21. "This anniversary presents an opportunity...

Transport Canada responds to wildlife board

In response to the Kitikmeot Regional Wildlife Board calling for a shutdown of Northwest Passage routes between October and July to protect caribou, Transport Canada is reiterating its commitment to "engaging" with various agencies,...

ᐸᕐᑦ ᕼᐊᓇ-ᑲᑉᐱᐊᓇᖅ: ᐱᐅᖅᓱᐊᕆᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ

ᐅᓪᓗᓂᒃ 8-ᓂᒃ ᐃᓄᑑᓪᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᒦᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ, ᐊᓯᐅᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᖕᒥᐅᖅ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒃᑎ ᐸᕐᓴᖅᑕᐅᒋᐊᖃᓕᓚᐅᒪᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐅᓇᑕᖅᑐᒃᓴᐃᑦ ᖃᖓᑕᓲᖅᑎᖏᓐᓄᑦ. ᐅᓪᓗᓂᒃ 8-ᓂᒃ ᐊᓯᐅᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᒥ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᕋᑖᖅᑐᒥ ᓯᑎᐱᕆᒥ ᑐᒃᑐᓯᐅᕆᐊᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ ᐸᕐᑦ ᕼᐊᓇ-ᑲᑉᐱᐊᓇᖅ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥᐅᖑᖃᑎᒥᓄᑦ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒋᔭᐅᓂᕐᒥᓂᒃ. ᐅᓇᑕᖅᑐᒃᓴᒃᑯᑦ ᕿᓂᖅᑎᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐸᕐᓴᐃᔨᖏᓐᓄᓪᓗ ᐱᐅᓕᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂ ᑖᓐᓇ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᖕᒥᐅᖅ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᓴᓂᕋᔭᖕᒧᖓᐅᔭᐅᔪᕕᓂᑦ ᓯᑎᐱᕆ 22-ᒥ. “ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᐃᓅᖃᑎᒃᑲ ᖁᕕᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ...

Major shipping proposal put forward in Resolute Bay

Sarah Salluviniq and Mike Stephens are prepared to purchase a survey vessel and provide a wide range of services, including Northwest Passage floor mapping and cruise ship escorts. They're just waiting on approval from the...

Bart Hanna-Kappianaq survives seven days alone on the land after getting lost while hunting

After seven days lost on the land during a September hunting trip Bart Hanna-Kappianaq is reassured that he's cared for dearly. Military searchers rescued the Iglulik resident and initially took him to Hall Beach on...