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Elections Canada still seeking poll workers in Nunavut

Plenty of ballots will be cast during the Oct. 21 federal election and many temporary jobs have been created in relation to the exercise in democracy. Close to 200 part-time workers will be needed on...

Nunavut News Oct. 14 pdf download

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Edible cannabis and other products will be legal Oct. 17, GN says

The Nunavut Liquor and Cannabis Commission (NULC) issued an advisory on Friday to inform Nunavummiut that edible cannabis, cannabis extracts and cannabis topicals will be legal as of Oct. 17. However, due to Health Canada’s approval...

Four ways for Nunavummiut to vote this federal election

  With the federal elections less than two weeks away, Nunavummiut will have 4 ways to vote and online voting is not an option. In the 2007 Elections Canada's plan considered testing online voting as part...

Climate band wagoners should tackle Nunavut issues

It never ceases to amaze me how people jump on the bandwagon of the day and think they are making a difference. Yes, we are concerned about the matter of global warming and how we...

Kivalliq News Oct. 9 digital download

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Department of Health urges flu shots to fend off virus

With the arrival of flu season, the Department of Health is encouraging Nunavummiut to get vaccinated. Flu shots are free and are expected to be available in all of the territory's communities by mid-October, according...

The ups and downs of being mayor; some Nunavut leaders reach the end of...

Some familiar faces won't be returning as mayor when municipal elections are held on Oct. 28. Joanni Sallerina in Gjoa Haven, Ryan Nivingalok in Kugluktuk and Celestino Uyarak in Iglulik are among the incumbents who...

Nunavut News Oct. 7 pdf download

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Nunavut police spending rises 14 per cent

RCMP operating expenditures rose by 14 per cent in 2018 compared to 2017, which was the biggest jump among all provincial and territorial police, according to Statistics Canada data released on Oct. 4. Total expenditures...

A look back at 20 years of Team Nunavut

Nunavut as a territory celebrated its 20th birthday on July 9. A wonderful anniversary, to be sure, but there's another part of the territory that's also celebrating two decades of existence. Team Nunavut is also 20...

Want to have a say about minimum wage? Take a GN survey

The Department of Justice is reviewing the minimum wage rate in the territory and is requesting feedback from Nunavummiut. The department's minimum wage survey can be completed online up until Oct. 30. All information provided...

Candidates finalized for municipal elections

CORRECTION: This story has been updated to reflect that the nomination period for mayor will not be extended in Cape Dorset as that is not permitted under the Nunavut Elections Act.  Nominations closed Friday for...

Nunavut Recreation and Sport Awards preview: who will the winners be?

It's been a great past 12 months in the world of Nunavut sport and the best of the best will get their just due in October in Iqaluit when the Recreation and Sport Awards...

School opened doors for man with his eye on the land

People, place, and the environment – these are a few of Joshua Komangapik's career passions, and for this 25-year-old leaving the territory led him to develop his goals and find his passion. Earlier this year,...

Feds must prove they can deliver on Arctic framework

If we can find one word to describe the Liberal government's 11th hour Arctic and Northern Policy Framework, it would have to be 'ambitious.' Unveiled Sept. 10, the day before Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called...

RCMP remind motorists of school bus safety following Rankin Inlet complaints

Following multiple complaints from the the community's school bus provider, the Rankin Inlet RCMP is advising motorists that they must stop for schools buses while the flashing red lights are activated. Drivers are required...

Kivalliq Trade Show Schedule (September 23 – 25)

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Sept. 16 Nunavut News

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Feds release long-term vision for Canada’s North

The Liberal government has delivered on its promise of a long-term vision for Canada's North a little over one month before October's federal election. Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett released the Arctic and Northern...