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Iqaluit-Manirajak — Nunavut Election 2017 candidate profiles

Voters Iqaluit-Manirajak riding need to parse through the platforms of four candidates who want the MLA seat in the 2017 territorial election: Okalik Eegeesiak, incumbent Monica Ell-Kanayuk, Jude lewis and Adam Arreak Lightstone. Okalik Eegeesiak Reason...

Iqaluit-Tasiluk — Nunavut Election 2017 candidate profiles — updated

Incumbent George Hickes and challenger Jacopoosie Peter both want to represent Iqaluit-Tasiluk in Nunavut's Fifth Legislative Assembly.  George Hickes  Reason for running: To provide residents with experienced representation in the Nunavut legislature. Since becoming the MLA for...

Aivilik — Nunavut Election 2017 candidate profiles

Two candidates go toe-to-toe Oct. 30 to represent Coral Harbour and Naujaat in the Fifth Legislative Assembly: Jack Iyerak Anawak and Patterk Netser.   Jack Iyerak Anawak Reason for running: Nunavut needs strong, decisive leaders who put the needs...

ᐅᖅᓱᐊᓗᒃᑐᖏᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᐅᒃᑳᓕᐅᕈᑎᖃᕐᓂᖅ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ

ᓯᓚᑦᓯᐊᖑᖃᑦᑕᖏᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑲᑎᒪᔭᖅᑐᖃᑕᐅᓂᖅ ᐃᖢᐊᖏᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒥ ᑕᒡᕙᓂ ᐊᑐᖅᑐᒥ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᒪᐃᔭᐃᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᓂᖓᓂ, ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᒪᐃᔭ ᐹᑉ ᓕᓄᑦ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᑦᓯᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᓄᓇᖓᑕ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕈᑎᒋᓂᐊᖅᑕᖏᓐᓂᒃ. ᓕᓄᑦ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐃᓚᐅᔪᖃᓚᐅᖏᒻᒪᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᓂᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᖏᓐᓂᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᒋᐊᖃᕐᓂᖏᑦ ᐊᑕᐅᑦᓯᒃᑰᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᑭᖑᓪᓕᖅᐹᖅᓯᐅᓕᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᓂᖏᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᔪᐊᖅᑐᖃᓚᐅᖏᓐᓂᐊᓂ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᒃᓴᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ. ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂᓗ ᓯᓚᑦᓯᐊᖑᓚᐅᖏᓐᓂᖓᓂᒃ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᒥᓱᑦ...

Halloween buffs put new twists on spooky occasion for youngsters

Ghosts and ghouls will soon be making the rounds across Nunavut and the spirits have possessed residents of Cambridge Bay and Hall Beach. Common-law partners Helen Koaha and Peter Laube have long decorated their home...

David talks, facts walk

ᐃᓕᕿᑕᒫᖃᑦᑕᖅᐳᖓ ᐃᖕᒥᓄᑦ ᑕᑯᒑᖓᒪ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᓂ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂᑦ ᐃᓄᖕᓄᑦ ᐃᓱᒫᓗᒍᑎᒋᔭᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᑏᕕᑦ ᓴᓱᑭᓗ ᖃᓄᖅ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓂᖓ ᒪᓕᒃᑕᐅᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕆᔭᐅᑉᓗᓂ ᐃᒪᓐᓇᐃᓕᐅᕆᐊᖃᖁᔨᓯᒪᓂᖓᓄᑦ. ᑎᑎᕋᐅᓯᖃᖅᓯᒪᕗᖓ ᑕᐃᑉᓱᒪᓂ ᓴᓱᑭᒥᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᕌᓄ ᕼᐊᐃᑦᒥᒃ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᖃᖅᖢᑕ ᓂᐅᕕᖅᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᖁᔨᖏᑦᖢᑎᒃ ᑕᒃᑯᓂᖓ ᐱᕈᖅᓯᐊᖑᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂᒃ ᐃᖃᓗᑉᑕ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐊᔾᔨᒐᓚᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᓵᒪᓐᓂᒃ. ᓴᓱᑭ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕈᑎᖃᕐᓂᕋᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᐱᕈᖅᓯᐊᖑᕙᒃᑐᑦ ᓵᒪᓐ ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᒋᑉᓗᒋᑦ...

ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᓂᖏᑦ ᓄᓇᒥ

ᒪᕐᕈᐃᓕᖓᔪᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᐊᕕᒃᓯᒪᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᑑᒑᓕᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒡᔪᐊᖓᓐᓂᑦ ᐅᒥᐊᖅᑐᖃᑎᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᓯᔨᖏᓪᓗ ᓇᐅᔮᓂ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᐊᐅᓪᓛᕈᔾᔭᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᖏᑦ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐅᖕᒪᑦ ᐃᓕᖁᓯᑐᖃᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᐅᑉ ᐃᓗᐊᓂᓗ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎᒥᖕᓂᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᕆᐊᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ, ᑕᒪᐃᑎᒍᑦ, ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᑎᑕᐅᕙᒃᖢᑎᒃ ᒪᕐᕈᐃᖅᑕᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒥ, ᐅᑭᐊᒃᓵᕌᖓᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ  ᐅᐱᖓᕌᖓᑦ. ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐊᐅᓪᓛᖅᑎᑕᐅᓂᐊᕐᓂᑦ ᓄᓇᒧᑦ ᓂᕆᐅᒋᔭᐅᓗᐊᖅᐸᒃᐳᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᓛᓐᓂᓚᐅᓱᖓᖅ ᑐᒃᑐᑉᐸᒃᖢᑎᒃ, ᓇᑦᓯᖅ ᐊᒻᒪ ᕿᓇᓗᒐᖅᐸᒃᖢᑎᒡᓗ. ᐃᓕᖁᓯᑐᖃᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ...

Disposing of the pain

The second annual Embrace Life celebrations at Tuugaalik High School this past month were emotional, meaningful and, at times, deeply personal. The event opened lines of communication and built strength amongst the student body...

Top of his field

After years of training and study, Meadowbank gold mine employee Gabriel Ulayok is now a production equipment operator. Ulayok is qualified to operate the RH120 shovel, which is one of the largest and most sophisticated...

Classroom heads outdoors

Two groups of students from Tuugaalik High School sailed out on a boat trip with their teachers in Naujaat this past month. The trips are an important part of student culture and school curriculum and,...

Adlair’s medevac appeal runs out of gas

Cambridge Bay-based Adlair Aviation botched its 2011 bid for a Kitikmeot medevac contract – which the company had held for the previous 20 years or so – and now must pay the Government of Nunavut's...

David talks, facts walk

I shake my head every time I see someone voicing concerns on social media using data from David Suzuki to back their stance. I have written in the past on Suzuki and Ronald Hites's demarketing...

Going alternative in Arviat

While bad weather and poor scheduling combined to make this year's Kivalliq mayor meetings a non-event, Arviat Mayor Bob Leonard is excited about the direction his community is taking. Leonard said there was no participation...

ᐊᕐᕕᐅᒥᐅᑦ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑎᓂᒃ ᐃᓚᓕᐅᑎᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ

ᐊᒥᓱᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᒥᐅᑦ ᖁᕕᐊᒋᔭᖃᑦᓯᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᖅᑕᐅᕙᒃᑐᓂᒃ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑎᓂᒃ, ᐊᔪᖏᓐᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇᐃᓕᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᖏᓐᓂᒡᓗ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᖕᒥᐅᑦ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᒐᒃᓴᐅᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᑎᑭᓯᒪᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒧᑦ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. ᔮᓐ ᐊᕐᓇᓗᒡᔪᐊᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒡᔪᐊᖓᓂ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᔨ ᒍᐊᑦ ᐱᓛᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᓯᖃᑕᐅᑉᓗᓂ ᐃᑲᔪᖃᑕᐅᑉᓗᓂᓗ ᑖᒃᑯᓂᖓ ᐳᓚᕋᖅᓯᒪᓚᐅᖅᑐᓂᒃ. ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᑎᑭᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓄᑦ ᐊᒃᑐᐱᕆ 2-ᒥ ᐅᑉᓗᓄᓪᓗ ᑕᓪᓕᒪᓄᑦ ᑕᐃᑲᓃᑦᖢᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥ ᑕᑯᔭᖅᑐᓚᐅᐱᓪᓚᓚᐅᕆᑉᓗᑎᒡᓗ...

Recruitment time

Northern Youth Abroad (NYA) is accepting applications for its 2018 Canadian program. All youth between the ages of 15-20 (as of June 1, 2018) living in Nunavut are invited to apply before Nov. 15. The NYA...

Arviat joins the circus

Many folks in Arviat were captivated by a world of performance art, skill and fantasy when the Iglulik-based Artcirq paid a visit to the community earlier this month. John Arnalukjuak High School drama teacher Gord...

Total makeover

First Air has re-branded after 71 years as one of Canada's pre-eminent Northern airlines. Two aircraft in the airline's new livery went into service immediately with the Oct. 12. announcement. First Air noted in a press...

Tourney dates announced

Listed below are the 2018 hockey tournaments hosted or attended by Kivalliq teams that have been confirmed for the upcoming 2017-18 hockey season. The listings show the date, name of the tournament, age bracket...

ᐊᒃᓱᕈᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᖢᓂ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᒐᖃᖅᑐᓂᒃ

ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᕐᒪᑕ ᖃᓄᖅ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᒐᕐᒥᓂᒃ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᑎᔪᓯᕐᓂᒃ ᒥᑭᔫᑕᐅᓂᖅᓴᓂ ᓴᓇᕕᖃᖅᑐᓂ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐊᑭᓕᖅᓱᖅᑕᐅᓇᑎᒃ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᒐᖃᖅᑐᓂ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖓᓄᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕉᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᐅᓪᓗᒥ ᒥᑭᔪᓂᒃ ᓴᓇᕝᕕᖃᑦᑐᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐊ ᐱᒋᐊᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᓕᒫᒥᒃ ᐊᒃᓱᕉᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐅᒃᑐᐱᕆᒥ 16-ᒥᑦ 21-ᒧᑦ, ᑲᓇᑕᓕᒫᒥ ᑖᓐᓇ ᐱᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᖅ. “ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᒐᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖓᓂ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᑎᔨᒥᒃ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ...

Nunavut is a land of opportunity

The most popular story on our new website, nunavutnews.com, has so far been last week's profile on Anu Boucher, the young environmental technology student who has a dream of launching her own outfitting business...