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Editorial: Now is not the time for hibernation

As Nunavut enters full-blown lock-down mode, many are probably looking around to see what they'll be doing for the next three weeks, at least, and that's being very optimistic. With government offices shut down, school...

Editorial: Arrears an obstacle in Northern housing solutions

Back owed rent to public housing in Nunavut is getting out of control and the Government of Nunavut will have to come up with some creative solutions to help Nunavummiut out of the hole. As...

Early childhood fun in Inuktut from QIA and GN

Child care facilities across the territory are receiving new Inuktut resources this summer and fall, thanks to a partnership between the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) and the Government of Nunavut. "Early childhood Inuktut resources are...

Feds, GN, NTI partner to fund treatment centre, millions agreed on by all three...

During an emotional announcement event held in Iqaluit, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., along with the federal and territorial governments, announced plans to built a territorial trauma and treatment centre in the capital. The plan sees all...

Suicide data inadequate, health minister admits

A Nunavut suicide-prevention action plan launched in 2017, like one before it in 2011, has yet to result in the compilation of comprehensive data, not even the number of suicide attempts. Health Minister George Hickes...

GN continues history of failing Inuit children with Bill 25

The Department of Education, in drafting Bill 25, An Act to Amend the Education Act and the Inuit Language Protection Act, has failed in one critical area – involving Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI), the...

Bill 25 does not reflect Inuit goals and objectives, says NTI

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) states, in a June 5 news release, Bill 25, An Act to Amend the Education Act and the Inuit Language Protection Act, is not a significant improvement over the previous...

Nunavut students are stressed, going into debt due to decade-old assistance formula

Correction: An earlier version of this story provided an incorrect figure for the FANS annual budget. The correct figure for fiscal year 2018/2019 is $8,352,000. ------------------------------------ Robert Clift, the Family Services director whose job it is...

Inuit operators target of new tourism partnership

A new partnership to increase and enhance Inuit participation in the tourism industry came together this week in Iqaluit during The Spirit of the Arctic: Tourism Summit 2019 held April 15 to 18. The memorandum...