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Rankin grads

Listed below are the students in Maani Ulujuk Ilinniarvik's Class of 2017 who received their Grade 12 diplomas in Rankin Inlet this past month. Caryn Angidlik Maria Noolook Kelly Arnaraujak Elvin Nutarakittuq Tatonya Autut ...

Expanding program

The organizers of the regional Kivalliq Junior Canucks hockey program are trying to double the number of teams representing the region at the 2018 Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre Tournament in Winnipeg. The Kivalliq atoms...

Leafs at pivotal point

With the new NHL season just a month away, Kivalliq hockey fans, like fans across the country, are hoping for big things from their favourite teams and predicting gloom, doom and despair for their...

Demolitions underway in Kugluktuk

The Hamlet of Kugluktuk has been knocking down old garages and moved an old abandoned building, and the latter caught fire Sept. 1. The structure that partially burned once housed Brighter Futures' and tourism offices....

The great Gjoa Haven elders database

If elders were school teachers, they may have a few classes in particular that they'd be most comfortable teaching. With that in mind, staff at Quqshuun Ilihakvik invited Gjoa Haven's elders to enjoy some tea...

Kitikmeot Career Fair set for October

A Kitikmeot career fair will make the rounds during the first week of October but two things will be missing: the region's largest private employer and a stop in Kugaaruk. Four communities will be on...

Housing construction on track

Nunavut Housing Corporation (NHC) says 90 new housing units announced last fall are on track for completion by fall 2018. "The projects were tendered and contracted in March and April of this year, so the...

Stranded Nunavut couple ride out hurricane

Hurricane Irma roared through the Caribbean last week and Iqaluit's Mark and Janet Crowther were in its path. Celebrating their 26th wedding anniversary at a Punta Cana resort on the eastern tip of the Dominican...

Nunavut gears up for general election

Elections Nunavut has been hard at work, with the final of five rounds of training completed for 22 returning officers and 31 assistant returning officers across the territory. The Nunavut general election, with a price...

ᕿᓇᓗᒐᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᐅᓪᓛᖅᓯᒪᑎᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ

ᒍᕇᑦ 9-ᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎ ᑑᒑᓕᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒡᔪᐊᖓᓐᓂᑦ ᓇᐅᔮᓂᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᖅᑎᑦᓯᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. ᕕᓕᐊᒻ ᓴᐃᒻᒪᐅᑦ, ᐅᑭᐅᓕᒃ 14-ᓂᒃ, ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖃᑎᖏᓪᓗ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᖅᓯᐅᑎᒥᒃ ᐊᐅᓪᓚᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐱᒋᐊᕈᑎᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒥᒃ ᓄᑖᒧᒥᒃ ᑑᒑᓕᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥᐅᑕᖏᑦ ᕿᓇᓗᒐᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒡᓗ. ᒍᕇᑦ 9-ᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᔨᖓᑦ, ᓗᐃᑦ ᕗᕋᐃᓐᓯᔅ, ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐱᒋᐊᕈᑎᖃᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎᖃᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ, ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᒍᕇᑦ...

Honour and exercise

The month of August was a busy, constructive and sentimental one for members of the Canadian Rangers Naujaat Patrol Group. Twenty-one rangers took to the land with trainer Sgt. Frank Monaghan of Yellowknife on a...

Whale of a trip

A Grade 9 student at Tuugaalik High School rocked the Naujaat community this past month. William Shimout, 14, was with his classmates on the annual outing to start the new year at Tuugaalik High...

Whale of a trip

A Grade 9 student at Tuugaalik High School rocked the Naujaat community this past month. William Shimout, 14, was with his classmates on the annual outing to start the new year at Tuugaalik High...

Walking against suicide

The fourth Terence Tootoo Suicide Prevention Walk was held in Rankin Inlet on Aug. 28. The participants were scheduled to meet in front of the Tootoo family home at 6 p.m. for a prayer to...

Gazing into the crystal ball

Gord Billard is less than four months away from the John Arnalukjuak High School Drama Club's first production of the school year. With the bar set so very high with Romeo and Juliet this...

Time for science

Science-loving students from across the Kivalliq will descend into Chesterfield Inlet tomorrow for the Kivalliq Science Educators Community's annual Science Cultural Camp. The camp is being held in Chester from Sept. 7-11, with a focus...

Pride and accomplishment

Fifteen Grade 12 graduates earned a unique distinction on Aug. 25. in Naujaat, when their Class of 2017 became the first to graduate at the new Tuugaalik High School. Vice-principal Julia MacPherson said a number...

Festival returns

The third installment of the Festival by the Lake was met with success in Baker Lake from Aug. 25-27. This year's festival truly did offer something for everyone with tons of kid's games, a Bouncy...

Editorial: It’s gotta be the shoes

There are three things I will not miss should I ever decide to leave Rankin Inlet and Kivalliq News. Those are: the cost of living in Rankin, the ridiculous amounts of money we're forced...

Creating magic in Chester

Students at Victor Sammutok School (VSS) are never asked to pay a price for living in a small community and that includes never missing a sliver of magic when high school graduation rolls around...