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Community should be proud of dog effort

Fire Chief Mark Wyatt is probably bang on when he says there are still people who would prefer every stray dog caught in Rankin Inlet be shot, rather than shipped south and found a...

TEA TALK: Proud of our travelling youth

UBLUKKUT IKALUKTUTIAMIN. INUIN NAAMMAINNAKTUT. UPINGALIKTUK HILA. ALIANAKHIYUK AUDLARIAMI. APITAKTUK NUNAKPUT ILLA. MAUJARAALUK PIHURIAMI. NUTAKKAT NAAMMAINAKTUTLU. HULILUGAKPAKTUT. UNAGUIKHIKTUT TADJA. UDJIKNAHUAT TAPKUAT NUTAKKAT ILIHAKTUT APRIL 24MI. ILANGIT AUDLAKPAKTUT ILAUVAKHUTIK KATIMAYUNLU ULAPKIVAKTUTLU MUUKPAKTUTLU PULAAKHUTIKLU UNGNA HIKTUMUTLU ....
Paul Pryce is the principal adviser to the Consul General of Japan in Calgary. He frequently writes on Northern policy approaches.

GUEST COMMENT: Charting a course for Nunavut’s offshore fisheries

As Nunavut's current five-year Fisheries Strategy enters its fourth year, it is worth taking stock of Nunavut's emerging offshore fisheries industry and opportunities for further growth. With the decision by Canada's Department of Fisheries and...

Volunteerism a Kivalliq strength

As the call for volunteers once again rings out across the Kivalliq to signal the imminent arrival of the region's spring festivals and the ever-popular fishing derbies, you can't help but hope our track...

ᓯᓚ ᖃᓄᐃᓐᓂᖓ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᑎᓪᓗᒍ

ᓯᓚ ᐆᓇᖅᓯᕙᓪᓕᐊᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᐅᔭᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᑕᓗ ᓱᑲᑦᑐᒥᒃ, ᐃᓱᒪᕙᓪᓕᐊᓕᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᐸᕐᓇᒍᑎᖃᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓪᓗᑕ ᐊᐅᔭᖅ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ. ᑐᐸᖃᑦᑕᓕᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᓯᕿᓐᓂᖅᑐᒧᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᓗ ᓯᕿᓐᓂᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓱᓕ ᓯᓂᒐᓱᐊᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᐊᓕᕆᓪᓗᑕ. ᐆᒻᒪᕆᒃᓯᓯᒪᓕᖅᖢᑕᓗ ᓂᕆᐅᒋᔭᖃᖅᖢᑕᓗ ᓯᓚᒥ. ᖃᓄᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓇᖅᐳᑦ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᕐᓗᓂ ᐊᕙᑎᒥᐅᑕᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐆᒪᔪᐃᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕐᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ, ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐊᑐᖃᑦᑕᕆᐊᖃᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᐅᓪᓗᑕᒫᖅᓯᐅᑎᑎᒍᑦ. ᓯᓚ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᖓᓂ, ᐃᓱᒪᕗᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕐᓂᖅᐳᓪᓗ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᖃᑦᑕᕆᓪᓗᓂ. ᖃᐅᔨᒪᕗᒍᑦ ᖃᓄᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᐊᑐᕐᓗᓂ ᓂᐱᖃᕐᓂᖅᓴᐅᕗᖅ...

IN MY VIEW: Changing of the season

As the season is changing so quickly, we begin to think and plan for this happy time. We are now waking up to sunlight and soon we'll be going to bed in the sunlight...

ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᔭᐅᓂᖅ ᖃᓄᐃᖏᑦᓯᐊᕐᓂᕐᓗ

ᖁᕕᐊᒋᑦᓯᐊᖅᐸᕋ ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᖏᑦ ᑐᓴᖅᑎᑎᒍᑎᖃᕌᖓᑕ ᐊᑲᐅᓯᕚᓪᓕᖅᑎᑦᓯᓂᐊᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᐅᕈᓯᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ, ᐆᒻᒪᖁᑎᑦᑎᓐᓂᒡᓗ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᒐᒃᓴᖅᑖᑐᐃᓐᓇᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᑦᑎᓐᓄᓪᓗ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᐊᒥᓱᓂᒃ ᓴᖅᑭᑎᑎᓂᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑕᐅᓴᓃᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᒥᓕᔭᓃᑦᑐᓂᒡᓗ ᐊᑲᐅᓯᕚᓪᓕᖅᑎᑎᓂᐊᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᓱᕙᓕᑭᐊᕆᔭᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᑲᐅᔪᒦᓐᓂᖅᓴᐅᔪᓐᓇᖁᓪᓗᑕ. ᑕᐃᒪᑐᖅ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᓯᒪᔭᖏᑦ ᐋᖅᑭᖕᓂᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᓯᕗᓂᒃᓴᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᒥ ᓱᓕ ᐃᓅᑎᓪᓗᖓ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐅᓂᖅᓴᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᓐᖑᑕᕗᑦ ᐃᓗᓕᖅᐳᓪᓗ ᓯᕗᓂᒃᓴᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᒥ ᐊᑲᐅᓯᕚᓪᓕᕈᑎᒃᓴᖏᓐᓄᑦ. ᓱᕈᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᓕᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᕙᑎᒥᐅᑕᕗᑦ, ᓄᓇ ᐊᓂᖅᓵᖅᑐᕐᕕᒃᐳᓪᓗ,...

IN MY VIEW: Health and well-being

I certainly enjoy and get excited when the federal government makes announcements around improvements in our economy, energy sources and potential spin-offs in employment, and ear-marking tens of thousands and millions of dollars towards...

SPORTS TALK: Our apologies to Terry Jones for being from the North

In case you haven't heard, there was no Nunavut entry in either the boys or girls at the recent Canadian U18 Curling Championships in Sherwood Park, Alta. The NWT was there, as they always...

On this 20th anniversary, one wish for Nunavut: homes

Twenty years ago, one fifth of Canada's territory officially became known as Nunavut. The historic land claims agreement changed the face of Canada – the result of years of tireless work and personal sacrifice by...

Maslow’s Pyramid ᒫᔅᓗᑉ ᒪᓕᒐᖏᑦ

ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔪᒃᓴᐅᓕᖅᐳᓯ ᐃᓱᒪᒐᒪ ᓱᓕ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᑕᐅᓂᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ. ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᑦᓯᐊᖅᑑᔮᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐅᖃᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ Maslow-ᐅᑉ ᒪᓕᒐᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓴᓇᖃᑦᑕᕋᑦᑕ ᐋᖅᑭᒃᓯᒪᔪᒥᒃ ᐱᕈᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᒧᑦ ᑎᒥᒃᑯᑦ ᐋᖅᑭᒪᒍᑕᐅᔪᒥᒃ, ᐃᓱᒪᒃᑯᑦ, ᐃᓱᒫᓗᒍᑎᒃᑯᓪᓗ ᐅᒃᐱᕐᓂᕐᒥᒡᓗ ᖃᓄᖅ ᐃᓱᒪᖕᒪᖔᑦᑕ. ᑎᑎᕋᐅᔭᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑎᕗᖅ ᖃᓄᖅ ᓱᓇᐅᖏᑦᑐᒥᑦ ᐱᓪᓚᕆᖑᕈᓐᓇᕐᒪᖔᑦᑕ. ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕆᔭᐅᕙᒃᖢᓂᓗ 'ᐱᓪᓚᕆᖑᕈᓐᓇᕈᕕᑦ.' ᓱᖕᒪᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓇᖅᐸ ᑎᑎᖅᓯᒪᔪᒥ ᒪᔪᕋᕋᓱᐊᕐᓂᖅ? ᑕᐃᒪ ᐃᓱᒪᑦᓯᐊᕋᓱᐊᕐᓗᑕ...

IN MY VIEW: Maslow’s Pyramid

I think you can see from my impressions lately that I think we are still locked in colonialism and it is hurting us big time. People talk so intelligently about Maslow’s Law and how...

ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᓱᐴᖅᑐᒐᕐᓄᑦ ᓱᓐᓂᕈᑕᐅᓲᓂᒃ ᓂᐅᕕᕐᕕᒃᑕᖃᕆᐊᓕᒃ

ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇᑎᑐᑦ ᑕᒪᕐᒥᒐᓚᖕᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ, ᒪᓕᒐᕐᓂ ᓱᕋᐃᙱᓐᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᓱᐴᖅᑐᒐᕐᓂ ᓱᓐᓂᕈᑕᐅᓲᓄᑦ, ᑐᐊᕕᕆᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐅᑕᖅᑭᓕᕐᓗᑎᑦ. ᓱᓐᓂᕈᑕᐅᓲᑦ ᓱᐴᖅᑐᒐᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᕐᓄᑦ ᓱᕋᐃᓂᐅᔪᓐᓃᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐅᒃᑐᐱᕆ 17−ᒥ, ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᑐᐊᕐᒥ ᓂᕈᐊᒐᒃᓴᖃᖅᑎᑦᑎᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᓄᑦ: ᖃᕋᓴᐅᔭᑎᒍᑦ ᑎᑭᓴᐃᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᑲᒻᐸᓂᑎᒍᑦ ᑕᐃᔭᐅᔪᒥ Tweed−ᒥ. ᓯᕗᓪᓕᐅᔪᒥ ᖃᕋᓴᐅᔭᑎᒍᑦ ᓱᓐᓂᕈᑕᐅᓲᑦ ᓱᐴᖅᑐᒐᓄᑦ ᓂᐅᕕᐊᒃᓴᐅᓂᐅᔪᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ, ᒪᒥᐊᓇᖅ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᐅᓂᒃᑯᑦ,...

EDITORIAL: Community pot retailers needed

Like most things in Nunavut, when it comes to consuming legal cannabis, it's hurry up and wait. When recreational marijuana was legalized on Oct. 17, the Government of Nunavut had only one option available to...

ᐊᑕᐅᓯᐅᓈᖃᑦᑕᕐᓗᒋᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖃᑦᑕᕐᓗᒋᑦ

ᐊᒥᓱᐃᖅᑕᖅᖢᖓ ᑐᓴᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᕗᖓ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕆᔭᐅᔪᒥᒃ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᓯᒪᔪᒥᒃ ᐃᒪᓐᓇ “ᐊᑲᐅᓂᖅᐹᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖁᓪᓗᒍ” ᐃᓱᒪᖃᑦᑕᖅᖢᖓᓗ ᓱᖕᒪᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐅᖃᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᖓᑕ? ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖃᖅᑑᔮᖅᖢᓂᓗ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᑐᖃᖏᓐᓂᒃ, ᒪᓕᒐᒃᓴᖏᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᐱᓗᐊᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᑐᖏᓕᖓ ᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐅᖃᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ: “ᑲᒪᑦᓯᐊᕐᓂᖅ ᐱᑦᓯᐊᕐᓗᒋᑦ ᒪᑐᐃᖔᑦᓯᐊᕐᓗᓂ, ᑐᓐᖓᓇᑦᓯᐊᕐᓗᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᓚᐅᑎᑦᓯᓗᓂ.” ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐃᓱᒪᖃᑦᑕᕆᐊᖃᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᐅᓪᓗᑕᒫᖅᓯᐅᑎᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖃᕋᓗᐊᕐᓗᑕ. ᐃᓅᓯᕗᑦ ᒪᓕᒃᖢᒍ 'ᓄᑕᕋᑯᓗᐃᑦ' ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᕙᒃᐳᑦ...

IN MY VIEW: Help one person at a time

Several times I have come across the term “In the best interest of” and I have wondered why we say this? This seems to refer to the IQ Principles and in particular the second...

ᑭᒃᑯᓕᒫᓂᒃ ᑲᒪᑦᓯᐊᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᖅ ᐊᔾᔨᒋᒃᑎᑎᒋᐊᖃᕐᓂᕐᓗ

ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᑎᑎᕋᓚᐅᖅᑕᕐᒪ ᐊᔾᔨᐸᓗᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᓇᓱᐊᕐᓂᖅ ᖃᓄᖅ ᑐᑭᑖᖅᑎᑕᐅᓯᒪᓂᖓᓄᑦ ᑭᒃᑯᓕᒫᓂᒃ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᒃᑎᑎᓂᖅ ᑲᒪᑦᓯᐊᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᕐᓗ, ᑕᒪᕐᒥᒃ ᑭᒃᑯᑐᐃᓐᓇᐃᑦ ᑕᒪᑐᒥᖓ ᑐᑭᓯᐅᒪᒋᐊᖃᖅᐳᑦ, ᐊᖏᖃᑎᒌᒡᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕈᑕᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖃᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᐃᖢᐃᓪᓕᐅᕈᑕᐅᔪᓂᒡᓗ. ᐊᑕᐅᓯᐅᖏᑦᖢᓂ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᒃᓴᐅᖕᒪᑦ. ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᓱᓇᑐᐃᓐᓇᐃᑦ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕆᕙᒃᑕᕗᑦ, ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᕙᒃᑕᕗᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᕙᒃᑕᕗᑦ ᑕᒪᕐᒥᒃ ᐊᒃᑐᐊᖓᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᖕᒪᑕ. ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕆᓚᐅᖅᖢᒍᓗ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑖᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖃᖅᑎᓪᓗᖓ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᓄᒫᓱᒃᑯᕕᑦ ᓂᐊᖁᖑᖃᑦᑕᕋᔭᖅᐳᑎᑦ, ᑲᑉᐱᐊᓱᒃᑯᕕᑦ...

IN MY VIEW: More on social justice

Following in line with last week’s issue in trying to find the true definition of Social Justice, all parties involved need to come to terms with this matter. This is not a stand-alone subject...

Let’s hand out some hardware, shall we?

So a lot of good things happened to Nunavut at the Canada Winter Games. The boys hockey team announced their arrival by beating Yukon for their first-ever win and that would have been good enough...

ᕼᐃᒃᔅ ᑲᒫᓗᖃᖅᐳᖅ, ᑕᐃᒪ ᐱᓕᕆᔭᕆᐊᖃᓯᕗᖅ

ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ, ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕆᓚᐅᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᒥᓂᔅᑕᖓ ᔪᐊᔾ ᕼᐃᒃᔅ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐳᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᑖᑕᖓᓄᑦ, ᒫᓂᑑᐸᒥ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᒥ ᔪᐊᔾ ᕼᐃᒃᔅ ᐊᖓᔪᒃᖠᕐᒧᑦ, ᒪᓕᖁᔨᙱᖦᖢᓂ ᑐᒥᖏᓐᓂ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᑐᒥᓕᐅᕆᓗᓂ – ᐊᒻᒪ ᑐᒥᓕᐊᖑᓪᓗᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᒫᓘᔪᓄᑦ. ᐊᑐᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐅᑯᓇᓂ ᑲᒫᓗᖕᓂ ᑐᓂᓯᓂᖓᓂ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᖓᓂ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᐃᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑐᒃᓴᓄᑦ. ᑕᑯᔾᔮᙱᑕᕐᓂ ᐊᔾᔨᙳᐊᒥ ᓴᖅᑭᑎᓚᐅᖅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ...