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City of Iqaluit suspends trucked services due to cold

Trucked water, sewer and garbage services are suspended due to cold weather, the City of Iqaluit announced on Thursday afternoon. Crews are expected to start early on Friday morning to make up for lost time,...

RCMP arrest Iqaluit man accused of attempted murder

The search is over for a man facing a charge of attempted murder and Iqaluit RCMP are thanking the public for their assistance in the matter. Mosesee Nakashook, 50, was arrested without incident Monday at...

Iqaluit man charged with second-degree murder after woman found dead in college residence

Police say a 43-year-old woman was found dead in a college residence in Iqaluit Thursday. William Autut, 52, was charged with second-degree murder following the discovery of the deceased woman in a Nunavut Arctic College...

City of Iqaluit suspends services due to extreme cold, blowing snow

With blowing snow and a windchill in the -40s C -- expected to dip into the -50 C -- the City of Iqaluit has decided to pause water delivery, waste management, garbage pick-up and...

Exclusive: High school seniors ponder student body diversity

Iqaluit's only high school is a cultural mosaic and for some students, the mix of Inuit and non-Inuit students of various backgrounds has made for a positive learning experience. Grade 12 student Kiersten Williams, in...

Woman charged with aggravated assault after man sent to Iqaluit hospital with deep cuts

A 46-year-old woman will go to court to answer to a charge of aggravated assault after a man was rushed to Qikiqtani General Hospital in Iqaluit with several deep cuts on Jan 3. The injuries...

Police charge 19-year-old with attempted murder in Iqaluit

A 19-year-old Iqaluit man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly running over two men with his snowmobile in what the RCMP are describing as a "gruesome attack" on Dec. 28. The assault left...

Iqaluit RCMP investigating ‘gruesome’ assault near men’s shelter

A 28-year-old Iqaluit man was hospitalized in critical condition following a "gruesome" attack near the men's shelter on Friday night. Iqaluit RCMP say they responded to a complaint of an assault in progress at close...

Iqaluit council passes 2020 budget with three per cent property tax increase; focus on...

Iqaluit City council approved a three per cent property tax hike as part of the 2020 budget at a special meeting on Dec. 13. “The (property tax) increase is required to allow the City to...

Hoping for a public transport system

Iqaluit's new Transportation Master Plan (TMP) is anticipated to be completed by late 2020. The goal is to improve the existing and future transportation operations in the city through better transportation network connectivity and road...

Cab company touts app and other new additions

Iqaluit's now only cab company, Caribou Cabs, continues to improve its services and overcome challenges after a merger. Caribou Cabs and Pai-Pa Taxi joined forces in March of this year. The merger has led to mixed...

Cocaine and magic mushroom charges laid in Iqaluit following raid

An Iqaluit man is facing charges of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, production of psilocybin (magic mushrooms) and two counts of possession of a weapon dangerous to the public following a...

More than $700 raised at Movember hockey showdown

Two teams of mostly mustachioed police and firefighter hockey players took to the ice in the name of charity on Saturday at the Arnaitok Arena in Iqaluit. When it was all said and done, more...

Whooping cough confirmed in Iqaluit

The Department of Health is advising Nunavummiut, especially parents of babies and young children, that there is confirmed whooping cough in Iqaluit. Whooping cough is a disease of the throat and lungs that is spread very...

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh coming to Iqaluit on Saturday

Nunavut MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq will host her party's leader, Jagmeet Singh, in Iqaluit on Saturday. A Facebook post indicates a public event involving the NDP politicians will take place at the Black Heart Cafe from...

City of Iqaluit shuts down trucked services due to slippery roads

Water delivery, waste management and garbage pick-up have been suspended in Iqaluit due to unsafe road conditions, the City of Iqaluit advised on Tuesday afternoon. Citizens on trucked services are asked to reduce their water...

Two ‘suspicious’ fires extinguished near Federal Road in Iqaluit

The Iqaluit Fire responded to two fires, deemed to be suspicious in nature, in Iqaluit overnight on Wednesday into Thursday. Both fires incidents were in the Federal Road area. The fires locations were close to...

Iqaluit man considered missing has been found

Iqaluit RCMP advised on Thursday morning that Takialuk Sagiatook, who was deemed missing earlier this week, has been located. He is safe, the police stated.  

Iqaluit man gone missing since last Friday

Takialuk Sagiatook, 40, has gone missing in Iqaluit since the morning of Nov. 15. He was last seen walking on the Apex bridge towards the beach. He was wearing a blue plaid jacket, pants and...

Water main repair will disrupt service for Iqaluit’s Plateau neighbourhood

The City of Iqaluit advised on Tuesday evening that all residences in the Plateau neighbourhood will be without water as of Wednesday at 8 p.m. until Thursday at 2 a.m. due to a water...