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A story of love, faith and miracles in Baker Lake

Each of the eight candles on Brett-Granderson Arnalugaq Ikinilik’s birthday cake in Baker Lake last month marked one year the boy was never supposed to see. It’s been a tough road for the special-needs child...

Elders weigh in on NDP victory

She's never held political office. She's 25-years-old. She's your new MP. Mumilaaq Qaqqaq, a Baker Lake youth advocate and member of the New Democrat Party, will be one of the youngest MPs in Canada after...

Main pushes government to reopen Baker Lake elders’ home; Hickes won’t commit

Friday's session of the legislative assembly was largely devoted to elders' issues and Arviat North-Whale Cove MLA John Main asked Health Minister George Hickes to reopen the elders' home in Baker Lake. That location was...

Remains of missing Baker Lake man found

After weeks upon weeks of intense searches on air, land and water, closure came to his family and friends when the body of Solomon (Sala) Tulurialik was finally located on Sept. 13. The 29-year old...

20th annual Kivalliq Science/Culture Camp in Baker Lake

Students and teachers swooped into Baker Lake recently to participate in the annual Kivalliq Science/Culture Camp in Baker from. The Sept. 4 to 9 event was sponsored by the Kivalliq Science Educators’ Community (KSEC) and...

Conservation officers help teacher with wildlife course in Baker Lake

Students at Jonah Amitnaaq Secondary School (JASS) benefitted from a recent partnership of sorts between their school and conservation officers at the Government of Nunavut’s Department of Environment, Wildlife Management Division office in Baker...

Agnico Eagle delivers $1 million for Baker Lake initiatives

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. has a lot to celebrate with the official opening of its Amaruq Whale Tail project, and it had the neighbouring community of Baker Lake join in the celebration by donating...

Extensive search winds down for missing Baker Lake boater

After two weeks of widespread searching for a Baker Lake boater who went missing while swimming for the mainland, the exhaustive effort to find him has all but concluded, the RCMP announced Wednesday. Solomon Tulurialik, 29,...

Baker Lake boater still missing after two weeks of searching

Extensive searches for Baker Lake's Solomon Tulurialik have been unsuccessful after two weeks. Tulurialik, 29, went missing while out boating with his son and stepson about five kilometers from the community on July 31. Reports indicate...

Massive search continues for Baker Lake boater

With the passing of each day, hopes in Baker Lake faded of finding Solomon Tulurialik alive after he went missing out on the water about five kilometers from the community on July 31, The attempt...

Baker Lake man goes missing while swimming for shore

A 29-year-old Baker Lake man on a boating trip went missing while trying to swim to shore on July 31, according to the RCMP. Solomon Tulurialik was on the water approximately five kilometres from the...

Nunavut Day book launch special evening in Baker Lake

What could have been a highly embarrassing situation turned out to be a night to remember in Baker Lake on Nunavut Day, July 9. Pencil artist Gerald Kuehl was in Baker for the Nunavut launch...

Outbreak of stomach illness and diarrhea in Baker Lake

The Department of Health is advising residents of Baker Lake that a stomach illness is circulating in the community. This illness spreads easily from person to person and may move throughout the community quickly, the department...

Teaching culture, tradition in Baker Lake

A program teaching youth how to prepare meat and sew sealskin mitts is meeting with early success, while helping to improve and nurture the cultural and traditional skills of its participants. The program is funded...

Donations enable food bank to move forward in Baker Lake

The Abluqta Society distributed food to 94 hungry people in Baker Lake this past month, moving the society closer to its goal of opening a regular food bank. The society is a non-profit social enterprise...

CODY PUNTER: #WeThe(Actual)North

I don't tend to get homesick. But for the past few weeks I have had Toronto on my mind. And it isn't because I'm tired of the fog we've had for the past week....

Baker Lake students open time capsule

Students at Jonah Amitnaaq Secondary School (JASS) in Baker Lake recently revelled in looking through items stashed away a decade ago. The youth opened a 10-year-old time capsule that was created during the JASS graduation ceremony...