Dozens of Iqalungmiut are reporting mindboggling usage spikes with internet service provider Northwestel.
Some customers are reporting the spikes occurred when their modems weren’t connected or they’ve been on holidays. Read More
A court ruled that the Government of Nunavut failed to properly notify the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) and its lessee Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. that the Mary River Project lands were open to tax reassessment. Read More
Howard Saittuq had a black eye last week and he says it came at the hands of an RCMP officer.
Saittuq and Sharion Poodlat, both 18 and in a relationship, were outside of Saittuq’s parents’ home at 2 a.m., smoking a cigarette, on Sept. 29. Poodlat said a house guest misinterpreted an earlier interaction between her and Saittuq’s parents as “fighting” and alerted police. Read More
Baker Lake MLA Simeon Mikkungwak has two young sons who were given an earlier curfew on weekends after alcohol restrictions were voted down in a January plebiscite. Read More
Voters will decide in an Oct. 22 plebiscite whether Kugluktuk continues to have an Alcohol Education Committee approve or reject residents’ liquor orders or whether restrictions on booze are removed. Read More
This was taken near Naujaat, Sept. 22, frozen lake about two inches thick that looks like they’re walking on water.
(Jessica is our first two-time winner. You’ll recall her first one of the polar bear cub climbing up the iceberg.) Read More
UBLUKKUT IKALUKTUTIAMIT. TARYUK HIKUYUITTUK HULI. APPITTUK NUNAKPUT PINNIKHIYUK. UMIAKYUAT AYAKTUT UKHUKYUAMIK IKPAKHANI. TAPKUAT UMIAT AKYAKPAKTUT NIKIKHANIKLU TAMAYANIKLU AKHALUTINIKLU KAILIMAIKMIYUT HIKUINAKGUK. GAVAMAKKUT IKAYUKNAHUAT TINGMIAKKUT AKYAKNAHUAT. TUKTUHIUKLIKTUT INUIN. INUIN NAMAINNAKTUT IKALUKTUTIAMI. NAMMAKPAKLUHI. Read More
ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒐᓵᓗᖕᓂ ᑐᖅᑯᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐋᓪᐴᑕᒥ ᓂᕐᔪᑎᖃᕐᕕᖕᒥ, ᑕᐃᔅᓱᒪᓂᑐᖄᓗᖕᓂ ᐊᔾᔨᙳᐊᓂ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᓂᑯᓂ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᕆᔨᒧᑦ ᔨᐊᕈᑏᓐ ᒨᑎᒧᑦ ᖃᑎᒃᑕᓕᒃ ᐊᕕᒃᓯᒪᓂᐅᔪᒥ 1903 ᐊᒻᒪ 1909 ᕿᑎᖅᐸᓯᐊᓂ ᐳᓚᕋᖅᐳᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ. Read More
A Sept. 28 fire destroyed a home in Kugluktuk and has forced a man, woman and their two teenage children to seek refuge with relatives. Read More
In more than 30 years of setting whale nets, Moses Nakoolak has never seen anything like it. Read More
by Avery Zingel and Derek Neary
Nunavummiut will be able to order cannabis online starting Oct. 17, as the Government of Nunavut edges closer to finalizing its supplier. Read More
So we have a new NAFTA. We’re calling it the USMCA now. I think USCAM sounds better but what do I know? Read More
Ice has prevented the final sealift barge from reaching Cambridge Bay and Kugluktuk, and alternative delivery options and compensation are being examined. Read More
Last month, the housing crisis hit the breaking point for at least one family. After four years of couch-surfing while they await social housing, Brian Tagalik, Pitsiulaaq Ashoona and their two young daughters pitched a tent at the Nunavut legislative assembly in protest. Read More