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Gjoa Haven votes to stick with alcohol prohibition

Fifty-two per cent of Gjoa Haven voters have rejected the idea of allowing restricted quantities of liquor to be purchased or imported into the community. In a plebiscite held Monday, 188 residents chose not to...

Gjoa Haven to vote on liquor restrictions

A petition has brought about a Dec. 9 plebiscite on potentially changing Gjoa Haven from a community where alcohol is prohibited to one where restricted quantities of liquor can be imported. Such petitions are required...

Cambridge Bay withdraws name change plebiscite

A planned community name change plebiscite to be held in conjunction with the municipal election in Cambridge Bay on Oct. 28 was withdrawn. Based on input from residents, including elders, during community planning meetings, the...

Cambridge Bay to vote on name change to Iqaluktuuttiaq

When voting for mayor and council on Oct. 28, Cambridge Bay residents will also be asked whether they'd prefer to rename the community Iqaluktuuttiaq, the traditional Inuit name meaning "place of many fish." The outcome...