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Nunavut Election 2017 – Kusugak the clear cut winner in Rankin Inlet South

Northern News Services Lorne Kusugak didn't have to wait for a recount this time, claiming a decisive 309-136 victory over Alexander Sammurtok in Rankin Inlet South on Monday night. "I think the difference was I...

Nunavut Election 2017 – Kusugak the clear cut winner in Rankin Inlet South

Northern News Services Lorne Kusugak didn't have to wait for a recount this time, claiming a decisive 309-136 victory over Alexander Sammurtok in Rankin Inlet South on Monday night. "I think the difference was I...

Nunavut Election 2017 — Tununiq’s first of three polls reports

Tuniniq reports its first of three polls with incumbent Joe Enook in the lead with 117 votes. David Qamaniq follows with 84 and Jeannie Mills trails with 56.

ᐊᐅᔭᖅ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒃᑏᑦ ᐊᖑᒐᔪᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ

ᓇᓄᖅ ᑕᒪᐅᖓ ᓄᓈᖅᓯᒪᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓄᑦ ᒫᓐᓇᑦᑎᐊᖅ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᖃᓂᒃᓕᒃᑲᓐᓂᓚᐅᖏᑦᑐᖅ ᑕᑯᔭᐅᓴᐅᑎᒋᒃᑲᓐᓂᑐᐊᕋᒥ. ᔭᔅᑎᓐ ᕕᓐᓴᓐᑦ ᑕᑯᔭᕕᓂᐊ ᓂᐊᖁᓐᖒᑉ ᐊᖅᑯᑎᐊᓃᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᓱᐃᓛᒃ ᖁᑭᕐᓂᖅᖢᓂᐅᒃ ᐱᖓᓱᐊᖅᑎᖅᖢᓂ ᖁᑭᒋᐊᖅᖢᓂᐅᒃ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ. “ᐱᖃᑎᒐᓗ ᒥᑭᒋᐊᓐᓂᐊᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᓪᓄᒃ, ᓄᓇᒥ ᐱᓱᓲᔭᖅᑎᓪᓗᓄᒃ ᐊᖅᑯᓵᖅᓯᓚᐅᕋᓐᓄᒃ ᓇᓄᐊᓘᑉ ᑐᒥᖏᓐᓂᒃ. ᐊᓱᐃᓛᒃ ᒪᓕᓕᓚᐅᖅᑕᕗᑦ,” ᕕᓐᓴᓐᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᔭᒥᓂᒃ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᓕᕆᔨᒧᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ. ᐊᓱᐃᓛᒃ ᖃᓂᒃᓕᓕᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑖᓱᒧᖓ...

Hunting milestones achieved

A polar bear that wandered into the Iqaluit area a few weeks ago didn't get too far after being noticed. Juston Vincent located it near the Apex Road and brought it down with three shots. "I...

Kitikmeot flights returning on Wednesdays

Canadian North announced last week that it will resume its Wednesday passenger and cargo flights in the Kitikmeot region due to strong demand. As of Nov. 15, the added flights will be on routes from...

ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅ ᑲᔪᓯᓂᖓ ᐃᑲᔪᕐᓂᖃᖅᐳᑦ ᑭᒃᑯᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᒃ ᑲᔪᓯᖃᑕᐅᖁᓪᓗᒋᑦ

ᐱᓕᕆᔪᒻᒪᕆᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᐳᑦ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅ, ᒥᑭᔪᖅ ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᑉᐸᓂ ᐱᒋᐊᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᒥ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᑕᐃᑲᖓᑦ ᐊᓪᓚᕕᖃᓕᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᕚᓐᑰᕙ, ᐳᕆᑎᔅᑲᓚᑉᐱᐊᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓕᓐᓯ, ᐋᓐᑎᐅᕆᔪᒥ. ᓯᑉᑕᐱᕆᒥ, ᑖᒃᑯᐊ Startup Canada-ᑯᑦ ᐅᐱᒋᔭᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᒥᑭᔪᒥᒃ ᑲᑉᐸᓂᒥᒃ ᐃᓅᓯᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᒍᑎᒥᒃ, ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᖁᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐱᓕᕆᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ. ᐊᒃᑐᐱᕆ 19-ᒥ, Shaw...

Dept. of Health urges influenza vaccination

With two cases of the flu already in the territory, the Department of Health launched its annual flu shot campaign across the territory. Deputy chief medical officer of health Mike Patterson said flu season has...

Small business tax changes bad for Nunavummiut

While the Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce (BRCC) is busy collecting input from business owners in the region, the federal government – responding to public pressure – has scaled back some of its proposed...

Inuit language use stabilizing

The use of Indigenous languages among Inuit appears to be stabilizing after years of decline, an encouraging sign, Nunavut's languages commissioner says. Sixty-four per cent of Inuit reported the ability to converse in an Indigenous...

Arctic Bay’s hamlet employees vote to strike

Thirty unionized Hamlet of Arctic Bay employees took a strike vote Oct. 23 as they looked likely to head into a conciliation process. The collective agreement between the hamlet and its employees expired in December...

Democracy is more than an election

For those of you who make the choice to participate in your future and that of our territory by voting in the territorial election, you can do so knowing you have made a difference. The...

ᕗᕌᖕᑭᓚᓐ ᐅᒥᐊᕐᔪᐊᕕᓂᖏᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᑎᒍᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᐱᖁᑎᒋᔭᐅᓕᖅᑐᑦ

ᑲᑎᒪᑲᑕᒍᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᐃᖓᓚᓯᒃᑯᓪᓗ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᖓᓄᑦ ᑭᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᐱᖁᑎᑖᕆᔭᐅᓂᐊᕐᓂᖏᑦ ᕗᕌᖕᑭᓚᓐ ᐅᒥᐊᕐᔪᐊᕕᓂᖏᑦ ᐋᔩᖃᑎᒌᒃᑐᑦ ᐱᐊᓂᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᖏᖅᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᑐᓂᔭᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ. ᐃᖓᓚᓯᒃᑯᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᖓᑦ ᑐᓴᖅᑎᑦᑎᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᑐᓂᓯᓂᐊᕐᓂᕋᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓂᒃ ᐱᖁᑎᖃᕈᑏᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑕᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᕗᕌᖕᑭᓚᓐ ᐅᒥᐊᕐᔪᐊᕕᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ HMS Erebus ᐊᒻᒪᓗ HMS Terror, ᒫᓐᓇ Queen Maud Gulf ᐃᑭᖓᓃ ᑭᕕᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ. “ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ...

ᐃᓱᒪᖅᓱᕈᓐᓇᕐᓂᖅ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑑᖓᖏᒻᒪᑦ

ᑖᒃᑯᓄᖓ ᐃᓱᒻᒥᖅᓯᒪᕙᒌᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒥᓂᒃ ᓯᕗᓂᕆᓂᐊᖅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᓂᕈᐊᓕᕈᑦᑕ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ, ᖃᐅᔨᒪᖕᒪᑕ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᑐᕐᓂᖃᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐋᕿᒃᓱᐃᓂᐊᕐᒪᑕ ᓯᕗᓂᒃᓴᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᒋᓂᐊᖅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐃᓚᐅᓗᑎᒃ. ᑖᒃᑯᐊ 22 ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᑖᕆᓂᐊᖅᑕᕗᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐊᑭᓕᐅᓯᐊᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ $120,000-ᓂᑦ  $220,000-ᒧᑦ - ᐊᑭᓕᖅᓱᖅᑕᐅᓂᖅᐹᖑᖃᑕᐅᖕᒪᑕ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑎᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ, ᑲᓇᑕᒥᐅᓂᓗ ᓲᖃᐃᒻᒪ. ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓇᓗᓇᖏᑦᑐᒥᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᒥᓃᑦᑐᓐᓇᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐅᑭᐅᓂᒃ ᓯᑕᒪᓂᒃ....

Drum dance song book published

The Kitikmeot Inuit Association has published an Inuktut song book titled Huqqullaarutit Unipkaangit – Stories Told Through Drum Dance Songs. The book showcases songs from the Inuinnait dialect of the western Kitikmeot communities of Cambridge...

Pinnguaq’s success helps spread success

Never a dull day at Pinnguaq, the small technology and tech-education company that launched in Pangnirtung, and has since expanded with offices in Vancouver, B.C. and Lindsay, Ont. In September, Startup Canada honoured the small...

On the road to responsible drinking

The Nunavut Liquor Commission wants to change the way Nunavummiut think about alcohol. "We're trying to move away from the binge-drinking culture, toward a more responsible culture," said manager of corporate policy for the Department...

Hamlet elections in November

Following the territorial election on Oct. 30, Nunavummiut will be invited back to the polls in December to elect hamlet councillors and, in some communities, mayors. Nominations for hamlet council elections opened on Oct. 24...

Franklin ships to officially become Canadian

The debate between Canada and Britain over ownership of Franklin expedition artifacts has ended with a conciliatory gesture by the British. The Government of the United Kingdom announced last week that it will relinquish ownership...

Pangnirtung — Nunavut Election 2017 candidate profiles — updated

Pangnirtung will see Harry Dialla, Margaret Nakashuk and Hesakiah Oshutapik challenge incumbernt Johnny Mike at the polls Oct. 30. Oshutapik did not respond to survey requests.   Harry John Dialla Reason for running: I think our community concerns...