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Editorial: No skating backwards now

The Jon Lindell Memorial in Arviat was one of my favourite tournaments in our region for many years before I had to hang 'em up this past season. I had very few problems during my...

Students battle a killer in Naujaat

Grade 9 students at Tuugaalik High School raised more than $800 in support of Rick Mercer's Spread the Net Challenge to fight malaria by having a penny sale and a swat-a-mosquito game in Naujaat...

ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᑦ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᐅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐊᑐᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ

ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᑦ ᐱᑦᓯᐊᕋᓱᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᕐᔪᐊᕋᓱᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᒥᐅᑦ Arctic Connection−ᑯᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᓵᓚᒋᔭᐅᓚᐅᖏᒃᑲᓗᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ 3-2 ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖅᓯᒪᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᑭᖑᓪᓕᖅᐹᖅᓯᐅᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᔮᓐ ᓕᓐᑎᐅ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᑉᓗᒍ ᑳᒻᒥᐊ ᑲᑉ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᕐᔪᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐃᓐᓇᐃᑦ ᐊᖑᑎᑦ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᔭᓐᓄᐊᕆ 28−ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ ᖄᖏᖅᓯᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᖅ ᕿᑎᐊᓂ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ, ᑖᒃᑯᐊ Arctic Connection ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓴᓪᓕᕐᒥᐅᓂᒃ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐊᓯᔾᔩᑎᑦᓯᑉᓗᑎᒃ. ᑭᕙᓪᓕᖅ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖅᖢᓂ...

Team defends hockey crown in Arviat

Rankin Inlet withstood a furious comeback attempt by Arviat's Arctic Connection and held on for a 3-2 win in the final of the Jon Lindell Memorial (JLM) Calm Air Cup senior men's hockey championship...

Big bucks for Chester qajaq program

Kivalliq was a big winner at the Arctic Inspiration Prize (AIP) awards ceremony in Ottawa on Jan. 31. The Glen Brocklebank-led team behind the Qajaq program in Chesterfield Inlet received a whopping $140,000 to go...

February 5 – On-the-Land Contest

Winner: Sasha Hickes Baker Lake Here's my son, who has been away for hockey, now into his fourth year. He goes out hunting when he comes back home. I took him out hunting to catch his...

UPDATE: Man charged in Clyde River death

A 37-year-old man is charged with second degree murder after the death of a Clyde River man Feb. 3, RCMP stated Feb. 7. The Clyde River detachment received the call of a man in medical...

Clyde River principal ‘exceptional educator’

Rebecca Hainnu, principal of Clyde River's Quluaq School  , has been recognized by The Learning Partnership as one of 40 exceptional educators in Canada. The national organization announced Canada’s Outstanding Principals of 2018 on January...

Nominees finalized in Kugluktuk hamlet election

The number of candidates running for mayor and council has shrunk since the first round of nominations for the hamlet election in Kugluktuk. In the Dec. 11 Kugluktuk municipal election that was terminated by Nunavut...

Inuk prospector strikes gold with Agnico Eagle

Anyone wondering how to be a successful prospector may want to approach John Tugak, who will be Agnico Eagle's guest at the Nunavut Mining Symposium in Iqaluit April 9-12. Tugak is the first Inuk to...

ᐱᐅᖏᒃᑲᓗᐊᕋᒥ ᐱᐅᖏᒋᐊᓪᓚᒃᑲᓐᓂᖅᑐᑦ

ᑎᑎᕋᖅᓯᒪᖃᑦᑕᓕᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᖃᐅᔨᔭᐅᓕᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᑕᒪᐃᑕ ᑭᓱᓕᒫᑦ ᐱᐅᔪᓐᓃᕈᓐᓇᕐᒪᑕ ᐱᐅᔪᓐᓃᕋᓗᐊᕋᒥᒃ ᓱᓕᒃᑲᓐᓂᕆᐊᓪᓚᒃ ᐱᒃᑲᓐᓂᕈᓐᓇᕐᒪᑕ. ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᑕᕝᕙ ᒫᓐᓇ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᒋᓇᓱᐊᖅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᑕᐅᓕᖅᑐᒍᑦ ᓲᖑᓂᕐᕕᐅᓪᓗᑕ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖁᑎᕗᑦ ᐱᐅᒋᔭᐅᔪᒪᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᒪᓕᑐᐃᓐᓇᓕᕐᒪᑕ. ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᔪᓐᓃᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᖏᖅᑎᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᓕᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᓯᒥᓄᑦ ᐱᐅᖏᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᐋᕿᒃᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᒪᓕᓕᖅᖢᑎᒃ. ᒐᕙᒪᑎᑐᖃᒃᑯᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᑦᑐᑦ. ᔭᔅᑎᓐ ᑐᕉᑐ ᓇᓗᓇᕈᓐᓃᕐᒪᑦ ᓱᓕᒃᑲᓐᓂ ᑲᑕᒍᑎᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᐋᕿᒃᓱᐃᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᔪᖅᑐᓄᑦ...

ᐃᓚᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ ᐃᓗᐊᖅᓴᐅᑎᓄᑦ ᑲᒪᔨᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ

ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᑎᒍᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᑲᓪᓚᐅᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᐅᖃᓕᒫᖅᑐᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᕐᒥ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᒥᒃ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒍᓱᓗᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ: ᒫᓐᓇ ᐃᓱᒪᒃᓴᖅᓯᐅᕈᑕᐅᓕᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᑰᒃᔪᐊᕌᓗᒃ ᐃᓗᐊᖅᓴᐃᔪᑎᓄᑦ ᑲᑎᖅᓱᐃᕝᕕᐅᖁᓪᓗᒍ ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᓗᐊᖅᓴᐃᔪᑎᓂᒃ ᐱᑕᖃᓕᕐᓗᓂ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᒋᐊᓕᖕᓂᒃ. ᐅᖃᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᖕᒪᑕ ᒫᓂᑑᐸᒥᐅᑦ ᐃᓐᑏᐲᒃᑯᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᖓᑕ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᖓ ᕗᐊᑉ ᑭᓂᐅ, ᐊᒃᓱᕉᑎᖃᓕᕐᒪᑦ ᑰᒃᔪᐊᕌᓗᖕᒥᒃ ᐊᓯᐅᖁᓇᒍ ᐃᓂᖓ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᓈᒻᒪᑦᑎᐊᕐᒪᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᐊᖅᑯᓵᖅᑕᐅᖏᓐᓇᐅᔭᕐᒪᑦ ᒫᓂᑑᐸᒥ...

ᐃᖃᓗᖕᒥᐅᖅ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑎ ᑐᓂᐅᓯᐊᕈᓐᓇᖅᓯᔪᖅ $100,000-ᓂᒃ

ᑭᖑᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓂᓂᑦ ᐱᒋᐊᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ 1980-ᓂᑦ, ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑎ ᐱᕝᕕᒃᓴᖃᓕᕐᒥᖕᒪᑕ ᓗᕇᓐᑯᓐᓂᑦ Loran Award ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᑐᓂᐅᓯᐊᕈᓐᓇᕐᒪᑕ, ᑐᖓᓕᖓᓂ ᐃᓕᓵᓂᒃᑐᑦ ᐃᓕᓴᕆᐊᓪᓚᒃᑲᓐᓂᕈᑎᒃᓴᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᕐᓗᑎᒃ $100,000-ᓂᒃ ᑐᓂᓯᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᕋᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐅᑭᐅᓄᑦ ᓯᑕᒪᓄᑦ ᐊᒡᒍᖅᑕᐅᓗᓂ. ᑐᑭᒧᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᔨᖓᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᕝᕕᐊᓂ ᓗᕇᓐᑯᑦ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑎᓄᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᑐᓂᓯᕕᐊᓂ ᕼᐃᑐ ᓯᐳᕌᑦ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᖃᖅᑎᑦᑎᔩᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥᐅᓂᒃ ᑐᒃᓯᕋᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᑕᑯᔪᒪᖃᑦᑕᕋᓗᐊᕐᒪᑕ. “ᐊᒥᓱᓂᒃ...

ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑦᑎᓂᖅ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑦᑎᔨᐅᓪᓗᓂ

ᒫᑕ ᔮ ᐊᔾᔨᐅᖏᑦᑐᒥᒃ ᐊᑐᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᒥᒍᑦ ᐸᐃᕆᕝᕕᖕᒥ ᐸᖅᑭᔨᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᖓᓂ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᐅᑎᓂᒃ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑦᑎᔨᖑᖅᑐᖅ. ᐃᓄᒻᒪᕆᒃᑐᖅ ᖁᕝᕙᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᔪᒪᓪᓗᓂᓗ, ᔮ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᒥᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᓕᖓᓂ ᐊᒡᓚᒡᕕᓄᑦ ᑐᓂᐅᖅᑲᐃᔪᕕᓂᖅ ᑭᓐᖓᓂ, ᐊᓯᖏᓐᓂᓗ ᓴᓇᕕᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᖓᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᓂ. ᐅᖃᓗᒃᕕᐅᓕᖅᑐᕕᓂᖅ ᖃᖓᑦᑎᐊᖑᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᐱᕆᔭᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒍᓱᒃᑲᔭᕐᒪᖔᖅ ᓄᓇᓕᖓᓂ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᐅᑎᓂᒃ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑦᑎᔨᐅᓕᖅᐸᑦ, ᐊᑯᓂ ᑖᓐᓇ ᐃᓄᖃᖐᓐᓇᓕᕐᒪᑦ ᑕᖅᑭᓂᒃ ᐊᒥᓱᓂᒃ. ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖃᓚᐅᕈᓯᖓᓂ ᐸᐃᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ...

Preparations begin for large-scale military exercise

Residents of Cambridge Bay and Resolute can expect to see a major influx of military personnel in and around their communities as Operation Nunalivut is held from Feb. 23 to March 21. The annual High...

All of Qikiqtarjuaq to be tested for TB

The community of Qikiqtarjuaq, which normally sees one or two cases of tuberculosis (TB), has been hit hard by an outbreak, with 10 per cent of its population diagnosed with latent or active infections. As...

ᐱᖓᓱᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᓴᓇᐅᒐᐃᑦ ᐊᑭᓯᔪᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᕿᓚᓈᕆᔭᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᑐᓂᐅᓯᐊᖅᑖᕐᕕᒃᒥ

ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᓴᓇᕕᓕᐊᖑᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᑐᓂᐅᓯᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃᓗ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖏᑦ ᐊᑭᓕᐅᓯᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᑲᑎᓱᒋᑦ $2.4-ᒥᓕᐊᓐᑖᓚᓂᒃ 8-ᓄᑦ ᓴᓇᕕᖃᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐊᒡᒍᖅᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᕿᓚᓇᕆᔭᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᑐᓂᐅᓯᐊᖅᑐᑦ Arctic Inspiration Prize ᖁᕕᐊᓲᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᔮᓐᓄᐊᕆ 31-ᒥ ᐋᑐᕚᒥ. “ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᓇᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ,” ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᒑᕐᔪᖕᒥᐅᖅ ᒋᓕᓐ ᐳᕌᑯᓪᐹᖕᒃ, ᐱᒋᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᔨᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑖᓐᓇ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᑎᔨᐅᖕᒪᑦ ᖃᔭᓕᐅᕐᕕᖕᒥᒃ ᕕᒃᑐ ᓴᒻᒧᖅᑐ ᐱᖅᑯᓯᑐᖃᕐᓂᒃ...

Pang reboots Pujualussait healing society

A successful community-based healing group, which operated in Pangnirtung between 2005 and 2009, is being revived after two weeks of workshops for community members in January showed the group is needed. Nancy Anilniliak, one of...

Three Nunavut projects win Arctic Inspiration Prizes

Three Nunavut projects received recognition and funding from a total of $2.4 million that went to eight teams across the North at the Arctic Inspiration Prize ceremony Jan. 31 in Ottawa. "We're super-excited," said Chesterfield...

ᕿᓂᕐᓂᖅ ᐊᖓᔮᕐᓇᖅᑐᕐᓗᖕᓂᒃ ᑐᑭᓯᒋᐊᕈᑎᒃᑦᓴᓂᒃ

ᐊᒥᓱᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᖏᔾᔪᑎᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᖓᔮᕐᓇᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᐅᑎᖃᕋᓱᐊᖅᖢᑎᒡᓗ ᑎᑎᕋᐅᔭᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑐᓴᕐᕕᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖓᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑑᒑᓕᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒡᔪᐊᖓᓂ ᓇᐅᔮᓂ ᑕᒡᕙᓂ ᑕᖅᑭᒥ ᐊᑐᖅᑐᒥ. ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᐅᑕᐅᓇᓱᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᐱᒋᐊᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂ ᐊᐅᓚᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂᓗ Father Daniel Scwarc−ᒧᑦ, ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗ ᔭᓐᓄᐊᕆ 9-ᒥᑦ 12-ᒧᑦ ᓴᓇᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᐅᔭᖅᑎᑕᐅᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᑐᑭᖃᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᑐᓴᖅᑎᑎᒍᑎᓂᒃ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᐊᖓᔮᕐᓇᖅᑐᕐᓗᐃᑦ ᐱᐅᖏᓐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ. ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᑎᑎᕋᐅᔭᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑕᐅᓚᖅᐳᑦ...