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SPORTS TALK: So Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un walk into a bar …

Thankfully, this has been confirmed and I can go on with life. The Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania has published the results of a 2017 study that determined half-day-old snow is safe to eat and...

Less than one month to go for AWG

As of today, we are less than one month away from the start of the Arctic Winter Games. And Todd Shafer, the Games' general manager, is a confident man. The only things left to do leading...

Sports Talk: Rob Gronkowski’s favourite number

I don't know about you but stupid criminals provide me with an endless bounty of laughs. Some guy in Seattle, Washington decided to try and break into a truck with a mop handle on Jan....

AWG Preview: a look at Arctic sports

I'm sure I could write an entire column on things that make the Arctic Winter Games (AWG) special, but this week I want to focus on a few of the special sports that we...

AWG organizers not worried about tight timeline for rec centre rebuild

The host society for the upcoming Arctic Winter Games (AWG) is not worried that Hay River's new Rec Centre won't be opening until mid-February – just a month before the start of the international...

Sports Talk: A Russian love story in every sense

Because this is a thing in 2018. Chris Christie, the outgoing governor of the state of New Jersey, signed dozens of new laws into existence on his final day in office, Jan. 15. One...

AWG Performers get more than Northern exposure

Performers at the 2018 Arctic Winter Games (AWG) will now be compensated for their work. A call for performers on the AWG website stated they were looking for singers, musicians, instrumental performers, and storytellers to...

New road means badminton

Students at Mangilaluk School in Tuktoyaktuk missed out on an East Three School volleyball tournament earlier this year because the cost of flights would have been over $8,000. “This time we have the road, so...

Player turns coach

Brittenie Jefferd-Moore, known better in town by the nickname Bitsie, was one of only two girls in her age group playing hockey growing up. “I remember having to get dressed in the women’s washroom in...

Player turns coach

Brittenie Jefferd-Moore, known better in town by the nickname Bitsie, was one of only two girls in her age group playing hockey growing up. “I remember having to get dressed in the women’s washroom in...

Time for Kivalliq led and Kivalliq first

For the first time in history following a territorial election for the Government of Nunavut (GN), I am expecting -- and actually cheering for -- the next premier to come from the Kivalliq. I would...

National futsal coach says the North can be leader for the sport in Canada

The coach of the national men's futsal team is impressed with the North's interest in the sport – an indoor derivation of soccer. In fact, Kyt Selaidopoulos sees possibly big things ahead for futsal in...

Competition bureau closes airline investigations

The Competition Bureau has found no evidence of anti-competitive acts between First Air and Canadian North. This follows a yearlong investigation into First Air and Canada North, which closed on Tuesday. The bureau also closed investigations...