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Judge denies bail to Iglulik man facing multiple firearms offences

An Iglulik man facing eight firearms-related charges won't be granted the bail he's seeking as the judge in his case says releasing him would "undermine public confidence in the administration of justice." Dennis Piugattuk was...

Iglulik prepares for elders gathering

Invitations have been extended to Nunavut and Nunavik communities to send participants to an annual elders gathering during the second week of August. Between 200-300 elders are expected to attend the event in Iglulik. "They're going...

Award-winning Arctic Fresh plans to expand

Arctic Fresh, an Iglulik-based online retailer that brings groceries and other products to Nunavummiut, is ambitiously aiming to serve all of Nunavut, perhaps as soon as next year, says CEO Rhoda Angutimarik. The company, which...

RCMP resolve alleged armed barricade situation in Iglulik

Iglulik RCMP peacefully resolved a crisis situation involving an alleged armed and barricaded individual in a residence in the early morning hours on Saturday. The Mounties' Containment Response Team and crisis negotiators made contact with...

Rescuers, cultural leaders, volunteers earn Commissioner’s awards in Iglulik

Nunavut Commissioner Nellie Kusugak came to Iglulik on May 7 to recognize outstanding individuals and organizations, including the fire department and search and rescue group. The dedicated volunteer firefighters and search and search and rescue...

With traditional Inuit village completed, Iglulik prepares to celebrate

A traditional Inuit village consisting of several iglus built just outside of Iglulik will be the site of a community celebration this weekend, if Mother Nature cooperates. The festivities were planned for last weekend but...