Santa Claus was the star attraction at parades in Cambridge Bay on Dec. 18 and in Iqaluit on Dec. 20, thrilling adults and youngsters alike, leading up to his busiest day of the year.

Santa Claus waves to admirers from atop a City of Iqaluit float during the Dec. 20 parade.
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Arctic Outpost makes an appearance in the Iqaluit parade with an inflatable AT-AT from Star Wars.
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Santa Claus Sinclair Lyall was dressed warm to give some cheer to Cambridge Bay residents at the 2020 Christmas parade. The temperature was -49 C with the wind chill.
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Polar Knowledge Canada’s float at the 2020 Christmas parade held in Cambridge Bay on Dec. 18. Here throwing chips and goodies are Gavin Greenley, left, and Amanda Kupeuna.
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Cambridge Bay’s snowman Chris Crooks in this year’s Christmas parade with his snowmobile and alliaq.
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Iqaluit’s emergency service vehicles and staff attend the parade with the Iqaluit Fire Department leading the way.
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