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Jaypeetee Audlakiak returns as Hall Beach mayor

Jaypeetee Audlakiak will once again serve as mayor of Hall Beach after leading the hamlet in 2018 and much of 2019. photo courtesy of the Hamlet of Hall Beach Jaypeetee Audlakiak prevailed in a mayoral byelection...

Rankin coach featured on Hockey Day in Canada

The first reaction from Rankin Inlet rec director David Clark, when approached by the CBC to do a piece on him during the Hockey Day in Canada telecast, was to tell the reporter he...

ᒫᓐᓇ ᐱᓕᕆᓐᓇᖅᓯᕗᖅ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖃᕐᓇᙱᑦᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ

ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᐊᒥᓱᒻᒪᕆᐊᓗᖕᓂ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖃᕐᓇᙱᑦᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥ ᐸᖅᑭᔭᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᑲᐅᙱᓕᐅᕈᑎᖃᖅᐳᑦ, ᐱᕐᔪᐊᖑᓂᖅᓴᐅᒐᔪᒃᑐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓄᓇᖓᓄᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓇᕐᔪᐊᖅᑐᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᑭᑐᕐᔪᐊᖅᖢᓂ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᕆᐊᒃᓴᖅ ᐊᓯᓕᒫᑦᑎᐊᖏᓐᓂ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ. ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑦ ᖄᖏᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ, ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᑦ ᓯᕗᒻᒧᑦ ᐃᖏᕐᕋᓯᒫᕐᔪᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅᐳᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᖏᓐᓇᖅᐸᒃᑐᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐱᓕᕆᑦᑎᐊᖅᑐᒥ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖃᕐᓇᙱᑦᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥ ᐸᖅᑭᔭᐅᓂᕐᒥ ᐊᑲᐅᙱᓕᐅᕈᑕᐅᓪᓗᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᑲᓇᑕᓕᒫᒥ ᐃᓱᒫᓘᑕᐅᓪᓗᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᑭᒍᑕᐃᖅᑕᐅᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐱᑎᑦᑎᓂᖃᕐᓂᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᖃᖓᑕᓲᒃᑰᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥ ᐃᓅᓕᓴᖅᑕᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ, ᓂᕆᐅᒃᐸᒃᖢᑎᒃ ᓈᒻᒪᒃᑐᒥ ᑐᔪᕐᒥᕕᒃᓴᖃᕐᓂᐊᕐᓂᖓᓂ...

Pauktuutit applauds decision by justice of the peace who condemned arrest of assaulted women...

An organization representing Inuit women is commending a recent court decision by an Iqaluit justice of the peace who chastised the RCMP for arresting two women who had been assaulted but had broken the...

Kivalliq-Manitoba hydro-fibre link ‘a nation-building project,’ says KIA president

The Kivalliq-Manitoba hydro-fibre link received a boost when a memorandum of understanding project was signed by the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) on Feb. 5. The memorandum confirms the CIB will work in an advisory role...

Editorial: Time to act on health

Nunavut has a myriad of health care issues, often far more severe and logistically challenging and expensive to deal with than anywhere else in the country. As the years march on, Nunavummiut have only inched...

ᖃᐅᔨᒪᑦᓯᐊᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᖅ

ᑕᐃᒪ ᓱᓕᑦᓯᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᑕᒻᒪᖏᑦᑐᓂᒡᓗ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖃᕐᓂᐊᕈᑦᑕ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᒋᐊᖃᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕆᓂᐊᖅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ. ᐊᒥᓱᐃᖅᑕᖅᖢᑕ ᑐᐊᕕᓗᐊᖅᖢᑕ ᐃᓱᒪᓕᐅᕋᓱᐊᖅᐸᒃᑲᑦᑕ ᑕᒻᒪᐅᑎᖃᕈᓐᓇᖅᖢᑕᓗ ᐊᑲᐅᖏᑦᑐᒥᒃ ᐊᑭᓖᑐᐃᓐᓇᕆᐊᖃᖅᖢᑕᓗ. ᖃᐅᔨᓇᓱᐊᖅᑳᕆᐊᖃᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕆᓂᐊᖅᑕᕗᑦ ᓱᓕᒐᓗᐊᕐᒪᖔᑕ ᑕᒻᒪᖏᒃᑲᓗᐊᕐᒪᖔᑕᓗ. ᐊᐅᓪᓚᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᒥ ᐸᕐᓇᒃᐸᓪᓕᐊᓐᓇᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᑲᐅᔪᒃᑯᑦ. ᖃᐅᔨᒪᒋᐊᖃᕐᓇᕐᒪᑦ ᓇᒦᓐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᓇᒧᖓᐅᓂᐊᕐᒪᖔᑦᑕᓗ ᐊᖅᑯᑎᖃᑦᓯᐊᕐᓗᑕ ᒪᓕᒐᒃᓴᑉᑎᓐᓂᒃ. ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓪᓗᑕᓗ ᓄᓇ ᐃᖏᕐᕋᕕᒋᔭᖅᐳᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᑦᑑᓂᖓᓄᑦ. ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓪᓗᑕᓗ ᖃᓄᑎᒋ ᒑᓴᓖᖃᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᖃᓄᑎᒋᓗ ᒑᓴᓖᖃᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐅᑎᕐᓂᐊᓕᕈᑉᑕ ᖃᓄᑎᒋᓗ...

Tea Talk: Visit the home of the CHARS

UBLUKKUT IQALUKTUUTIAMIT. TUNNGNAHURITTIK TAMAFFI. INUIN NAAMMAINNAQTUT. QAIJUQNAHIJUQ NUNAKPUT. QAUMALIQTUKLU. HIQINIQ QULVALIQPAKTUK. PINNIQHIVAKTUK. QAUMALIKMAN ALIANAQHIJUQ. KITIKMEONI HAVAANIK QUNGNIAKVIK IQALUKTUUTIAMI. TUUKMIAN TIKIKATTAQLUTIK. QABLUNAATLU INUINNAITLU QAINAHUAAT. QUANA PULAAKNAHUAT. ALAPPAAQNAQ KIHIMI. UQUJUNIK ANURAAJAVUHI. MIQHUJANIKLU HANAUJANIKLU QAGITITIINAGIALIK ILIHAKVIKMUN. NIRIVIITLU...

In my View: Positive awareness is needed

For us to make sound judgements or positive calls we need to know what is needed and this takes awareness. Too many times we rush into something without any thought and that could be...

Access to dental services is ‘quite good’ says territorial dental officer

Territorial Dental Officer Ronald Kelly believes access to dental services is "quite good" considering the remoteness of northern communities. Every community has been allocated a certain number of days of dental service a year, he...

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Iqaluit man charged with second-degree murder after woman found dead in college residence

Police say a 43-year-old woman was found dead in a college residence in Iqaluit Thursday. William Autut, 52, was charged with second-degree murder following the discovery of the deceased woman in a Nunavut Arctic College...

Agnico Eagle commits $5 million to Kivalliq mine training centre and mental health programs

Mining company Agnico Eagle is donating $5 million toward a mine training centre to be built in Rankin Inlet and mental health programs. Agnico Eagle CEO Sean Boyd announced the company is donating $5 million...

GN still working on regulations for retail cannabis stores

Despite the passage of 15 months and a request from the City of Iqaluit to permit a retail cannabis outlet in Nunavut’s capital, the Government of Nunavut is still sorting out relevant regulations. While residents...

Nunavut Literacy Council expands

Ilitaqsiniq (Nunavut Literacy Council) has developed a presence in the Kivalliq and Qikiqtani regions and now it’s gaining a foothold in the Kitikmeot. Ilitaqsiniq (Nunavut Literacy Council) held a ajaaja song and drum dancing day...

Northern Compass claims $1-million Arctic Inspiration Prize

Northern Compass, a program designed to help high school students transition to post-secondary education, was awarded the top gift of $1 million through the Arctic Inspiration Prize in Ottawa on Wednesday night. Northern Compass will...

Crown corporation to help arrange financing for Kivalliq hydro line from Manitoba

*CORRECTION: This version of the story makes clear that the federal government hasn't committed financing but its Crown corporation is assisting in planning and development of the proposed project. Canada Infrastructure Bank, a Crown corporation,...

99 year-old honoured as a Hometown Hero

Inuk elder Qapik Attagutsiak, 99, was honoured as a Hometown Hero on Jan. 27. Parks Canada recognized Attagutsiak for her contributions during the Second World War. The elder had played a vital role during this...

Red Amautiit project to visit all Kivalliq communities

Healing through art and culture will be front and centre when the Manitoba Inuit Association’s Red Amautiit project pays a visit to each Kivalliq community in March and April. Established in 2008, the Manitoba Inuit...

Justice of the peace slams police for ‘disservice’ to intoxicated women who called for...

An Iqaluit justice of the peace has granted an absolute discharge to a woman who violated the terms of her bail conditions by drinking alcohol because she had contacted the police after allegedly being...