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Determined women in Hall Beach set up food bank, soup kitchen

Those in need of meals have more resources in Hall Beach due to the steadfast efforts of four women in the community. Volunteers Katie Brinston Clarke, foreground, and Martha Anguratsiaq load up on supplies for...

Another successful year for the Heritage Fair

Iqaluit students had a chance to publicly showcase and celebrate their heritage at this year's Heritage Fair held at Inuksuk High School on Jan. 16. Teachers encouraged their students to chose a topic related to...

Win and lose with dignity

Well, valued readers, those of you who know me personally, or are regular readers of Kivalliq News, know I’m a huge, huge fan of the hockey played across the Kivalliq region. And, yes, you better...

Qikiqtani Inuit Association meets the Sanikiluaq community

Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) and 20 community leaders gathered at the Sanikiluaq Hamlet chambers on Jan. 27. They discussed ongoing projects related to the Tallurutiup Imanga and Tuvaijuittuq agreements including the Nauttiqsuqtiit Inuit Steward...

Performing arts centre would support 408 jobs, infuse tens of millions of dollars into...

A feasibility study commissioned by Nunavut arts group Qaggiavuut shows that a proposed performing arts centre in Iqaluit would support 408 full-time jobs and inject an estimated $41 million into Nunavut’s economy over its...

Training workshops popular in Rankin Inlet

A group of skills-teaching workshops organized by Ilitaqsiniq Nunavut Literacy in Rankin Inlet have been received well by the community. Three of the courses being offered are cooking (Piujuq program), qamutiik-making and cabin building. The first...

Northern Affairs minister travelling to Arviat next week

Northern Affairs Minister Dan Vandal has stepped foot in the NWT, Yukon and Churchill, Man. on official visits and he’ll be en route to Nunavut next week. Federal Northern Affairs minister Dan Vandal, seen here...

Sports Talk: How important was Kobe Bryant?

So much has been said about Kobe Bryant over the past week and a half and it's all been right. Here's my attempt at eulogizing one of the best basketball players of my generation: First off,...

ᓵᑕᐅᔪᒃᓴᐅᒋᐊᖃᖅᐳᑦ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑦᓯᐊᕐᓗᑎᒡᓗ

ᑕᐃᒪ ᐊᓪᓗᕐᓂᐊᓕᕐᒥᑎᓪᓗᑕ 2020–ᒧᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇᐃᓕᐅᕈᓐᓇᕐᓂᐊᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᐃᓕᑉᐹᓪᓕᖅᓯᒪᓕᕐᓗᑕ ᑕᐃᑦᓱᒪᓂᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥᑦ. ᐃᓚᖏᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓇᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐃᓱᒪᑐᐃᓐᓇᕈᑕᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ, ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᙱᖦᖢᑎᒡᓗ, ᐊᓯᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᐅᑎᑐᐃᓐᓇᓚᐅᕋᑦᑎᒍᓗ. ᐅᖃᕈᒪᕗᖓ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᐃᓕᑉᐸᓪᓕᕈᑎᒋᓯᒪᔭᕗᑦ ᐅᕙᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᖃᖏᑉᐳᑦ ᓵᑕᐅᔪᒃᓴᐅᖏᑉᐳᒍᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᓕᖓᓂᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ. ᖃᓄᖅ ᓇᐅᒃᑯᓪᓗ ᐱᒋᐊᕆᐊᖃᖅᐱᑕ? ᓯᕗᒻᒧᐊᒃᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᐊᕈᑦᑕ ᐅᑎᕗᑦ ᑕᑯᒋᐊᕆᐊᖃᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᑕᑯᓇᓱᐊᕐᓗᑕ ᓱᓇᐃᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕈᑎᒋᓚᐅᕐᒪᖔᑦᑎᒍ, ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓇᖃᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᐳᖅ. ᐅᖃᓕᒫᓚᐅᖅᐳᖓ ᓇᑭᒃᑯᐊᖅ, ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᑎᒍᖃᐃ, ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᑕᕆᐅᑉ ᐊᑭᐊᓂᒥᐅᑕᐃᑦ ᑎᑭᖃᑦᑕᓕᓵᖅᖢᑎᒃ...

Around the Kiv: February is language month

Language month Nunavut The Government of Nunavut is inviting Nunavummiut to share their family stories through Attiiniq, the customary practice of Inuit naming, during Uqausirmut Quviasuutiqarniq – celebration of Inuktut language month in February. Minister of Languages...

ᑕᐃᒪᑐᖅ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᕆᓂᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᔾᔮᙱᓚᖅ

ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᑐᙵᕕᖓᑦ ᐊᑎᓕᐅᖃᑎᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᓐᓂ ᓴᖅᑮᒃᑲᓐᓂᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓄᑖᙳᕆᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᒌᖕᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᒪᕐᕉᔪᓄᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖑᔪᓄᑦ. ᐊᖏᕈᑎ, ᑕᐃᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᓐᓂᖅ ᒪᓕᒋᐊᓕᖓᓐᓂ, ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᓯᕗᖅ ᖃᔅᓯᒐᓚᖕᓂ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᐅᔾᔭᐅᖁᔭᐅᔪᓂ ᑲᑎᙵᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᒌᖕᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒥ ᐃᓄᖕᓂ ᓴᙱᒋᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᓂᐅᔪᒧᑦ, ᐱᐅᓯᒋᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒥ ᐱᐅᓂᖓᓂ ᐃᓅᓯᕐᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᓄᒃᑲᓐᓂᕐᓂ ᐃᓚᐅᑎᑕᐅᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᓴᖅᑭᑎᑦᑎᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐊᑐᐊᒐᕐᒥ. ᐊᐱᕆᔭᐅᒐᒥ ᖃᓄᐃᒻᒪᑦ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐅᓂᖓᓂ...

Editorial: Hopefully more than a photo-op

Last week Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated inked an agreement with the Government of Nunavut to refresh and renew a working relationship between the two organizations. The agreement, called the Katujjiqatigiinniq Protocol, outlines several priorities for the...

Eskimo Point downs Rankin Inlet to claim JLM hockey title

Eskimo Point Lumber Supply defeated Rankin Inlet 6-4 in the championship game to successfully defend their A Division title at the Calm Air Cup Jon Lindell Memorial (JLM) senior men’s hockey tournament in Arviat...

In my view: Accountable and transparent

As we begin to step into the 21st century we can do so with lessons learned from the past. Some of these lessons were difficult because of assumptions, lack of research, or simply passing...

Karliin Aariak appointed to five-year term as Nunavut’s languages commissioner

Karliin Aariak, who was named acting languages commissioner in October, has now been officially selected to serve a five-year term in the role. Karliin Aariak of Iqaluit has officially been named Nunavut’s Languages Commissioner after...

Free helmets mean more kids can skate at new Rankin arena

A group of kids were finally on the ice for public skating at the new arena last week, thanks to the efforts of Kandace Graham and the hamlet of Rankin Inlet. With the new arena...

Iqaluit students dance their way through school

A dance program is encouraging some Iqaluit students to achieve academic and social success. This is the second year Inuksuk High School has provided students an opportunity to join the Outside Looking In (OLI)...

Iqaluit ‘supersite’ technology improves Arctic weather forecasts

Iqaluit's weather station supersite is providing reliable, relevant weather information in near real-time to northern communities and forecasters since its final September 2019 upgrade, according to Environment Canada. Situated next to the Iqaluit airport, the...

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Risk of coronavirus low in Nunavut, says GN

Nunavut currently has no confirmed or suspected cases of a coronavirus that originated in China and has been rapidly been spreading around the world, according to the Nunavut Department of Health. The risk of contracting...