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ᐃᑲᔪᕐᓂᖅ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂᒥᐅᓄᑦ

ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᖅᓯᐅᑦ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒃᑎᑎᓂᖅ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᐱᕈᖅᓴᐃᓂᖅ ᑲᔪᓯᑦᓯᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᑎᓴᐱᕆ 9-ᒥ. ᕼᐊᒻᓚᒃᑯᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐅᔭᕋᒃᑕᕆᐊᑦ Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᒌᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᑐᓂᓯᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᓯᑕᒪᓂᒃ $10,000 ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓄᑦ ᑎᒥᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑕᐅᒋᐊᖃᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒃᑎᑦᓯᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ. ᐃᕙᕕᒃ ᐸᐃᕆᕕᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᖕᓇᒥ ᓂᕿᑖᖅᑎᑎᔨᐅᕙᒃᑐᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ Arctic Wolves...

Election Day results in Kivalliq

Listed below are the complete results from each Kivalliq community for the Dec. 11 municipal election, plus the Kivalliq Inuit Association elections. Arviat: Council (four seats): Joe Jr. Saviktaaq 213 Elected Kono Tattuinee 188 Elected Tommy Owlijoot 141 Elected William...

Amazing hockey trip for Naujaat family

Macleod Arnatiaq and his father, Emmanuel Uttak, have been selected to attend the Travis Hamonic Community program, intended for children of Indigenous descent between the ages of six and 17. The program also decided to...

Scores of Nunavummiut benefit from pre-employment training

The new year is going to bring a wealth of determined job seekers in five Nunavut communities. Arviat, Baker Lake, Cambridge Bay and Pond Inlet hosted 12-week pre-employment workshops from September into December. In Iqaluit,...

ᓂᕈᐊᖅᖠᕐᓂᖅ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᒥᒃ

ᒍᕇᑦ 9-ᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᑑᒑᓕᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒡᔪᐊᖓᓂ ᓂᕈᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖅᑎᑦᓯᑉᓗᑎᒃ. ᓂᕈᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓵᓗᒪᓐ ᒪᓕᑭᒥᒃ ᒪᐃᔭᐅᓕᖅᖢᓂ ᓂᕈᐊᖑᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᑕᒡᕙᓂ ᑕᖅᑭᒥ. ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᖑᐊᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᓕᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓕ ᐊᒥᓲᓕᖅᑐᓂ. ᒍᕇᑦ 9-ᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᔨ ᓗᐃᑦ ᕗᕋᐃᓐᓯᔅ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᖃᕐᒪᑕ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᒐᕙᒪᓕᕆᔨᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎᖃᕈᒪᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᓂᕈᐊᖑᐊᖃᑦᑕᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ...

Busy year in Kivalliq

Well, valued readers, this is the final edition of Kivalliq News for 2017 and what a year it's been. Voters went for change on a number of fronts, including the territorial election, which saw a...

Gala helps Rankin organizations

The annual Holiday Gala and fundraiser was another smash hit in Rankin Inlet on Dec. 9. The hamlet of Rankin Inlet and Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) teamed up to present four $10,000 donations to deserving...

ᐅᒃᐱᕈᓱᒃᑎᑦᓯᓂᖅ

ᔮᓐ ᐊᕐᓇᓗᒡᔪᐊᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒡᔪᐊᖓᓂ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᒐᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. ᑐᑭᒧᐊᒃᑎᑎᔨ ᒍᐊᑦ ᐱᓛᑦ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇᐃᑦᑐᒥᒃ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑎᑎᒋᐊᓕᓚᐅᕋᒥ, ᐅᖃᓕᒫᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂᒋᑦ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᒐᒃᓴᐃᑦ. ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᓪᓚᕆᒃᑐᖃᓗᐊᖏᑦᖢᓂ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᒐᒃᓴᒥ ᖃᓄᖅ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᔭᐅᓂᐊᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᓪᓗ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓚᐅᖏᑦᖢᓂ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ. “ᐅᖃᓪᓚᒃᖢᑎᒡᓗ− ᐊᒻᒪ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᖃᖅᐳᑦ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᕈᑦ, ᐅᖃᓕᒫᖅᑕᐅᑎᓚᐅᕋᑉᑯ ᓄᑕᖃᓄᑦ...

Arviat drama club keeps holiday spirit alive

The John Arnalukjuak Drama Club put on a sterling rendition of Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus in Arviat this past week. Director Gord Billard said he decided to go with the classic tale,...

Hockey camp in finals for prize

The season beginning Rankin Rock Hockey Camp has been named as a finalist for an Arctic Inspiration Prize. The Rankin recreation co-ordinator David Clark-led Rankin Rock Hockey Camp finds itself as a finalist in the...

December 18 – On-the-Land Contest

Winner: Tara Green Rankin Inlet "Here is two-year-old Autut Illnik trying to carry her dad's sole catch of the evening. There were plenty of geese flying, however little Autut, being the playful tyke she is, wasn't...

Canada Post extends post office hours in capital

Canada Post is appealing to its Iqaluit customers to please pick up their packages. To help residents do that, business hours are extended Dec. 18. "As expected, Canada Post is experiencing a record-breaking parcel season, and...

Time to examine yourself

As we begin the countdown towards Christmas and the new year, a closer examination of ourselves should be taking a hold of us. Too many times when we are asked for help or assistance in...

All the ingredients for giving thanks

A Christmas tea for elders was held at Jimmy Hikok Ilihakvik on Dec. 8. Students, who baked snacks for the guests, were given the opportunity to practise their Inuit values, including havaqatigiiniq: working together;...

Rabid fox in Cape Dorset

The Department of Health has confirmed that a fox in Cape Dorset has rabies. It is the third rabid fox reported in Nunavut over the past several weeks. One was detected in Rankin Inlet earlier...

Woman stabbed in Gjoa Haven

A 21-year-old man has been charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public, and breaking a court condition following an incident in which a woman was stabbed several times in...

Languages commissioner halts Kugluktuk election

Residents in Kugluktuk will go back to polls in January after Nunavut's languages commissioner shut down the hamlet election on Dec. 11. Helen Klengenberg said she was made aware of Hamlet of Kugluktuk election literature...

Two new deputy ministers step up in GN

Pujjuut Kusugak, son of the late Jose Kusugak, is the latest to be appointed to senior management in another round of appointments by Premier Paul Quassa. Kusugak takes on the position of deputy minister of...

Fostering family appeals for fourth dog

One young resident, with the mayor coming out firmly on her side, received some good news when Iqaluit city council agreed Dec. 12 to an exception to its responsible pet ownership bylaw. Six-year-old Drew Manning,...

Haze shrouds cannabis fight over treatment

As Canadians prepare for legal marijuana use, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. is indicating it's not ready to support the move until the territory has addictions treatment facilities. President Aluki Kotierk is indicating legal options are...