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Nunavut delegation examines renewable energy options in Alaska

Cambridge Bay economic development officer Angela Gerbrandt will be among 10 Nunavut delegates from across the territory heading to Kotzebue, Alaska, from April 23-May 4 to learn about renewable energy options. "All across the Arctic...
Construction workers open crates of supplies to build new homes in Arviat in October. Twenty units are scheduled to go up during the 2019-2020 construction season. photo courtesy of Nunavut Housing Corporation

Money for Nunavut housing drops 16 percent in 2019

PUBLISHER NOTE: For more construction stories, visit Northern Construction 2019 With a $55-million construction budget, the Nunavut Housing Corporation is planning to build 79 new residential units in communities outside Iqaluit in 2019-20. That's down from...

Nunavut’s economy will see very high growth in coming years, says GN economist

The territory's immediate economic forecast is looking good, with very high growth in the next four years, though it must overcome challenges in the longer term, such as graduating more students from high school...

Nunavut’s rapidly changing seasons concern Ruth Kaviok

Ruth Kaviok returned from the tropics of Peru in March following a trip of several weeks as a volunteer with Canada World Youth. Her Arctic home is much colder, but warming trends are on her...

On this 20th anniversary, one wish for Nunavut: homes

Twenty years ago, one fifth of Canada's territory officially became known as Nunavut. The historic land claims agreement changed the face of Canada – the result of years of tireless work and personal sacrifice by...

Irniq hails successes of Nunavummiut

Recalling April 1, 1999, Piita Irniq says he was looking after 50 Inuit elders from every community in Nunavut. "I was a DM (deputy minister) of Culture, Language, Elders and Youth," says Irniq. "All the Elders...

ᕼᐃᒃᔅ ᑲᒫᓗᖃᖅᐳᖅ, ᑕᐃᒪ ᐱᓕᕆᔭᕆᐊᖃᓯᕗᖅ

ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ, ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕆᓚᐅᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᒥᓂᔅᑕᖓ ᔪᐊᔾ ᕼᐃᒃᔅ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐳᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᑖᑕᖓᓄᑦ, ᒫᓂᑑᐸᒥ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᒥ ᔪᐊᔾ ᕼᐃᒃᔅ ᐊᖓᔪᒃᖠᕐᒧᑦ, ᒪᓕᖁᔨᙱᖦᖢᓂ ᑐᒥᖏᓐᓂ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᑐᒥᓕᐅᕆᓗᓂ – ᐊᒻᒪ ᑐᒥᓕᐊᖑᓪᓗᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᒫᓘᔪᓄᑦ. ᐊᑐᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐅᑯᓇᓂ ᑲᒫᓗᖕᓂ ᑐᓂᓯᓂᖓᓂ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᖓᓂ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᐃᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑐᒃᓴᓄᑦ. ᑕᑯᔾᔮᙱᑕᕐᓂ ᐊᔾᔨᙳᐊᒥ ᓴᖅᑭᑎᓚᐅᖅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ...

Hickes has the boots, so time to get working

Last week, we reported that Finance Minister George Hickes was instructed by his father, former Manitoba MLA George Hickes Sr., not to follow in his footprints, but to leave his own – and they...
Leo Kaludjak tries to control the puck in the corner and avoid the check of the NWT's Liam Carroll. James McCarthy/NNSL photo

Canada Games hockey heads west

It's not often teams from the North are able to get together as they prepare for the Canada Winter Games and it's rarer still to get to play against your competition before the games...

Kugluktuk lacrosse impacting the west

A man born and raised in Kugluktuk is now teaching youth across the Western Arctic the fundamentals of lacrosse. Kyle Aviak just spent two full days teaching students in Fort Providence, NWT the ins and...
Minor hockey players, from left, Ricky Putumiraqtuq, Brya Kingunkotok, Daniel Kingunkotok and Amos Nakoolak are having a blast hanging-out with head instructor David Clark of Rankin Inlet during the Rankin Rock Season Opener hockey camp in Baker Lake. That camp was followed up last week with another one in Arviat. Photo courtesy David Clark

Rankin camp heads to Arviat

The Rankin Rock hockey camp tour came to an end last week in Arviat. The Rankin Rock won a $ 80,000 Youth Arctic Inspiration prize earlier this year in order to expand the camp outside...
Jennifer Ellsworth is seen at an event earlier this year receiving an award. Ellsworth is one of the newest black belts at the Iqaluit Taekwondo Society. NNSL file photo

More black belts for Iqaluit Taekwondo Society

Two members of the Iqaluit Taekwondo Society recently received their black belts. Jennifer Ellsworth became a newly minted marshal arts master by earning her first degree black belt while Maryse Mahy received her third degree...

Our North, our heritage, our future

To the editor, At the Conservative Party of Canada's policy convention last month in Halifax, the three Northern territories were successful in advancing a policy declaration which contains exciting news for the North. Titled "Our North,...
Nolinor Aviation isn't planning to jump into the Nunavut market to begin scheduled flights. The same response that Flair Air and Air North recently gave. photo courtesy of Nolinor Aviation

More airlines balk at serving Nunavut

Another trio of airlines has rejected the idea of offering scheduled passenger or cargo flights in Nunavut. Representatives from Flair Air, Nolinor Aviation and Air North told Nunavut News that their companies aren't vying to...
Recreation Leader of the Year award-winner Fred Muise of Cambridge Bay presents the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association Award of Merit to Jason Tologanak, also of Cambridge Bay. (recognizes an individual/organization/corporation for an outstanding contribution to achievements in each province and territory) 2016 Sport and Recreation Awards Celebration and Dinner Oct. 15, 2016 Michele LeTourneau/NNSL photo

Fred Muise moves on

Fred Muise still remembers his first day on the job like it was yesterday. He had sat down at his desk and proceeded to open up Facebook to write the following post: “I am sitting in...

New top Mountie could bring real change

Brenda Lucki said all the right things while being sworn in as the first female commissioner of the RCMP in history this past Thursday, Sept. 6, at Regina, Sask.’s, F Division. Lucki comes aboard during...
photo courtesy Brad Dillon

Grad day in Naujaat

The community of Naujaat came together to see Tuugaalik High School celebrate its largest graduating class in history on Aug. 24. The Class of 2018 had 20 students hear their names called to come forward...
NNSL file photo Bear attacks have claimed the lives of a man in Naujaat and Arviat during July and August of 2018 in the Kivalliq region.

Not time for emotional response, says MLA

Reducing the threat of bear attacks in the Kivalliq depends on a cohesive effort that gives everyone a voice that will be heard, not “crazy talk,” said Arviat North/Whale Cove MLA John Main. Main made...
NNSL file photo Bear attacks have claimed the lives of a man in Naujaat and Arviat during July and August of 2018 in the Kivalliq region.

Not time for emotional response, says MLA

Reducing the threat of bear attacks in the Kivalliq depends on a cohesive effort that gives everyone a voice that will be heard, not “crazy talk,” said Arviat North/Whale Cove MLA John Main. Main made...
Bear attacks have claimed the lives of a man in Naujaat and Arviat during July and August of 2018 in the Kivalliq region. NNSL file photo

Not time for emotional response, says Arviat MLA

Reducing the threat of bear attacks in the Kivalliq depends on a cohesive effort that gives everyone a voice that will be heard, not “crazy talk,” said Arviat North/Whale Cove MLA John Main. Main made...