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Kugaaruk advances $1.3-million community energy plan

Kugaaruk is entering phase two of its $1.3-million, three-year community energy plan, which will kick off rounds of community consultations. That will be followed by a request for proposals to find a renewable energy...

New fire halls going up in Arctic Bay, Kugaaruk

Fire hall construction is progressing in Arctic Bay and Kugaaruk. Each structure has a budget of $4.8 million, supplied through the Government of Nunavut, according to the Department of Community and Government Services (CGS). The exterior...

Ribbon-cutting ceremony held at new Kugaaruk school

Sidone Nirlungayuk did the honours with her sharp ulu as a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Oct. 8 at Arviligruaq Ilinniarvik, Kugaaruk's new school. During an afternoon assembly, teachers who have been in the community over...

Bowhead washes ashore near Kugaaruk

A dead bowhead whale came ashore approximately 80 km from Kugaaruk recently. It was approximately 40-feet in length. A bowhead whale like this one, but approximately 40-feet in length, was found dead on shore about 80...

Speaker of legislative assembly pays homage to the late Ovide Alakannuark

Ovide Alakannuark, former MLA for Kugaaruk and Naujaat, is being remembered for his contributions to Nunavut. Ovide Alakannuak of Kugaaruk works on a fishing spear called a kakivak during a workshop in Cambridge Bay. NNSL...

Iglulik high school still on hold; Kugaaruk’s new school opens soon

Iglulik's new high school was expected to open for the 2018-19 school year but it sat empty and it will remain that way until January, according to the Department of Education. The Government of Nunavut...