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New executive director for Kitikmeot Chamber of Commerce

Valter Botelho-Resendes was recently hired as executive director for the Kitikmeot Chamber of Commerce. He replaces Cynthia Ene, who is returning to consulting after having served as the Chamber's executive director since the organization was...

RCMP make arrest following standoff in Iqaluit

A man has been arrested following what police initially described as an "armed and barricaded" incident in the Happy Valley area of Iqaluit on Saturday morning. An emergency response to the residence in the 500...

Encouraging success in education

When we look at our workplace environment, we see that we are in high-tech mode and the learning process or education is key to entry and success in the workplace. This involves participation of...

Main wants financial aid from Ottawa for Northern air travel

While funding announcements from the federal government have been numerous over the past few weeks, there's at least one more that Arviat North-Whale Cove MLA John Main would like to see. Main says it's time...

Canadian North, First Air release merged flight schedule

As the North's two largest airlines continue to work out details of their approved merger, they have released a unified flight schedule, which will be effective Nov. 1. Among the changes that the airlines have...

High-stakes Royal Purple draw benefits breakfast program and local non-profits

Continuing a long tradition of community giving, Alicia Manning of Royal Purple Elks 353 handed a $10,000 cheque to Jason Rochon the morning of August 29. Rochon, a student support assistant, runs the breakfast program...

AROUND NUNAVUT: Iqaluit’s mayor not pursuing reelection, Sammurtok pens new picture book, and...

Iqaluit mayor won't be running in fall elections, urges Inuit and women to run Iqaluit In an Aug. 27 statement, Mayor Madeleine Redfern announced she will not seek reelection this fall. In her statement, Redfern talks about...

A bit of summer finally arrives in Cambridge Bay, bicycles too

UBLUKKUT. HIKUIKMIJUQ QUANA. NIPALIRAAQPAKTUQ IKALUKTUTIAK. HIQINIQ TAKUHAULIKMIJUQ. UMIAT TIKIKATTAKLIKMIYUT. IPAKHANI UMIAQJUAQ TIKITTUQ. QABLUNAT PIHUJAHUTIK IKALUKTUTIAMI. NUTAQQAT UTIKMIJUT ILIHAQTUT ILIHAIJIITLU. INUIN NAAMAINNAQTUT. AUDLAALUGAKTUT QAJAQKUT AHIAQMUN. TUKTUHIUKHUTIKLU IKALIUQHUTIKLU. NIGLAUMAN PAUNGNAHIUGNITTUT. Welcome to finally a wee bit of...

Agnico Eagle delivers $1 million for Baker Lake initiatives

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. has a lot to celebrate with the official opening of its Amaruq Whale Tail project, and it had the neighbouring community of Baker Lake join in the celebration by donating...

UPDATED: Arctic Bay’s Tununirusiq Daycare receives $50,000 from Baffinland to reopen its doors

Arctic Bay's mayor hopes the community's daycare will open its doors again by 2021, thanks to a $50,000 donation from Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. Frank May says reopening the daycare has been a part of...

Cape Dorset promotes hands-on learning, Inuit traditional lessons

Youth in Cape Dorset are taking part in what is planned to be an annual program, assembling the first of hopefully many cabins that will be hauled out on the land to establish a...

Riit’s debut album to be released in October

New music is on the way from Pangnirtung songstress Riit. Her debut full-length album, ataataga, which will feature eight tracks, is scheduled to be released on Oct. 25. At least one single will be available...

Striking the right note for a well-rounded education

It was absolutely rejuvenating to listen to the passion, hopes and excitement in the voices of a number of Kivalliq folks in the education field during the past few weeks, especially those in Chesterfield...

Archeologists peer inside Franklin ship Terror

More than 170 years after the Franklin ship HMS Terror's fate was sealed at the bottom of the Arctic Ocean, archeologists have finally taken a look inside the sunken vessel. A remotely-operated underwater vehicle entered...

Busy year ahead at John Arnalukjuak High School

John Arnalukjuak High School (JAHS) is looking to start the new school year on a bright note with the return of a full music program this semester, along with a number of other initiatives. Teacher...

Making the masters sacrifice: James T. Arreak determined to earn graduate business degree

James T. Arreak is attaining his master of business administration but it's coming at a price, literally. He paid for his first semester fully out of his own pocket and only found limited financial support...

Move to middle school from elementary a big jump for many students

The years spent in elementary school during the formative years of one’s educational journey can go a long way towards helping a student adapt to ever-changing environments in the years to come, educators agree. That...

Fire destroys Iglulik home

An early morning fire razed a privately-owned home in Iglulik on Tuesday. The house, which is located near some GN staff units, was not occupied and was only used sparingly by the owner, according to...

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ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᕐᕕᒃᐳᑦ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᕐᓗᒍ, ᓇᓗᓇᖏᑉᐳᖅ ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᓕᕆᔨᓪᓚᕆᐅᓕᕐᓂᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇᓗ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓗᓂ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᒐᒃᓴᖅᑖᕐᓇᖅᐳᖅ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᓂᖓ. ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᐃᓚᐅᑎᑕᐅᓗᑎᒃ ᓱᕈᓯᑦ, ᐊᖓᔪᖄᑦ, ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᓪᓗ. ᐊᑯᓂ ᑕᖅᑭᓂ, ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓂᐅᔪᒃᓴᐅᔪᕐᓗ, ᐃᒡᓗᑖᕈᒪᕙᒃᐳᒍᑦ ᐊᑭᖅᑐᕈᓐᓇᑦᑕᖅᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᐱᕈᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᓪᓗ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ. ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕆᓂᑦᑎᓐᓂ, ᐃᒡᓗᖃᕐᓂᖅ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐊᒃᑐᖅᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐃᒡᓗᒥᒃ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖃᑐᐃᓐᓇᖏᑉᐳᖅ ᐊᒃᑐᐊᓂᖃᕐᒪᑦ ᐊᕙᑎᒥᐅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ. ᐊᖏᕐᕋᖃᕐᓂᖅ, ᐅᓗᕆᐊᓇᖏᑦᑐᒦᓐᓂᖅ, ᐃᓂᒃᓴᖃᑦᓯᐊᖅᑎᑕᐅᓂᖅ ᑐᓐᖓᓇᖅᑐᒥᒃ. ᑕᒡᕙᖓᑦ ᐊᒥᖅᑳᕆᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᒍᑦ...