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ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᖅ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᒃ

ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓂᖅᓴᐅᓕᖅᐳᑦ ᖃᑉᓯᑐᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᑉᓗᓂ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᐃᓚᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎᓂᒃ ᑑᒑᓕᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒡᔪᐊᖓᓂ ᓇᐅᔮᓂ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᖏᕈᑕᐅᓯᒪᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᒍᕇᑦ 9-ᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑕᐅᖁᔭᐅᑉᓗᓂ ᓈᓴᐅᑎᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖃᕐᓇᖏᑦᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᓪᓗ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑕᐅᑉᓗᓂ. ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᔨ ᓗᐃᑦ ᕗᕋᐃᓐᓯᔅ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᒥᐊᓂᖅᓯᑦᓯᐊᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ, ᓂᐅᕕᐊᒃᓴᖃᕐᓂᖅ ᐊᒻᒪ ᖃᓄᖅ ᑖᒃᓰᔭᐃᔭᕈᑎᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᐅᕙᖕᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᓂᐅᕕᐊᒃᓴᓄᑦ ᐋᖅᑭᒃᑕᐅᑉᓗᑎᒃ. ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ...

Hail junior fire chiefs

Five students from Leo Ussak Elementary School (LUS) got the royal treatment from Fire Chief Mark Wyatt, captains Kyle Lowe and George Aksadjuak, and Lieut. Kelly Kabvitok while serving as junior fire chiefs at...

Art world still mourns

More than a month after his death on Sept.21, Canadian art lovers are still mourning the loss of Baker Lake carver and sculptor Barnabus Arnasungaaq. He was 93. Arnasungaaq was the last of the first...

Top zebras

The effort being put into Rankin Inlet's youth soccer program received high recognition at the CG&S Sport and Recreation Division's annual awards ceremony in Iqaluit on Oct. 14. The Rankin Wolves soccer program won the...

ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑐᓂ ᒥᐊᓂᖅᓯᔨᑦᓯᐊᕙᐅᓛᑦ

ᐊᒃᓱᕈᓚᐅᕐᓂᖏᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᑦ ᓵᑯᖅᑎᖏᑦ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᔾᔪᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᒐᕙᒪᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᔨᑦᓯᕋᖅᑎᒃᑯᓪᓗ ᐃᖃᐃᓕᓴᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᖏᑦᑕ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᖅᓯᐅᑎᖓᓂ ᐃᓕᑕᖅᓯᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂ ᐊᒃᑐᐱᕆ 14-ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᑦ Rankin Wolves ᓵᑯᖅᑎᖏᑦ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᐅᑎᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖑᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒥ, ᑖᓐᓇ ᐹᓪ ᓱᕈᑐ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓵᑦ ᒍᕌᒻ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᑕᑐᐃᑦ ᐊᑦᓯᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖃᑕᐅᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᒥᐊᓂᖅᓯᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒥ...

Wind woes

The majority of the Kivalliq region was battered with high winds on Oct. 22 and 23, with gusts often eclipsing the 100 km/h mark. A number of Kivalliq communities suffered power outages during the blow....

Nunavut Election 2017 – Recount hangs over Cambridge Bay results

After winning by just nine votes in Cambridge Bay, Jeannie Ehaloak admits that she's facing anxious days ahead as a mandatory recount takes place due to winning with less than a two per cent...

Nunavut Election 2017 – Mikkungwak staves off Kabloona in Baker Lake

Due to brief confusion on the Elections Nunavut website, Simeon Mikkungwak initially thought he lost his Baker Lake seat to Karen Kabloona, but he held off her charge by a 389-280 count. "What's going on?"...

Nunavut Election 2017 – Incumbent Keyootak victor in Uqqummiut

Pauloosie Keyootak now has the opportunity to serve a full term as MLA for Uqqummiut. Qikiqtarjuaq's Keyootak declared victory over Clyde River hero Jerry Natanine, who helped ensure seismic testing would not take place in...

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...