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Pond Inlet youth who collided with police vehicle dies of injuries

A Pond Inlet youth who was sent by medevac for treatment after a collision with an RCMP vehicle on March 27 has succumbed to his injuries, the police announced on Tuesday morning. The boy was...

Pond Inlet youth in stable condition after sliding into RCMP vehicle

A youth is in stable condition after being medevaced following a collision with an RCMP vehicle on Friday evening. The youth was sliding down a hill and crossed a road, colliding with a police vehicle...

Expect some COVID-19 questions when calling for service, RCMP advise

Those who contact the RCMP for assistance should be prepared to answer some questions about the coronavirus COVID-19 before the police arrive, as a safety precaution. The Mounties’ telecommunications operators have been instructed to inquire...

Editorial: Time to heal police relations

The relationship between Nunavummiut and the RCMP has long been strained and a southern Canadian judicial system being thrust upon Northern residents has had many consequences that have rippled throughout the decades. There has been...

Extra funds for nurses, police partly tied to abuse and trauma they suffer, finance...

Extra funds for nurses, police partly tied to abuse and trauma they suffer, finance minister says The Government of Nunavut approved budget overages of $19.5 million for nurses across the territory and $1 million for...

Nunavut’s RCMP commanding officer confronts public trust

The RCMP’s commanding officer in Nunavut is aware that some Inuit want the territory’s police force to be more accountable. Chief Supt. Amanda Jones says she always listens to complaints from the public. “I just...

Nunavut RCMP scale back front counter services but keep officers on the streets

Nunavut RCMP have temporarily stopped issuing criminal record checks and will not offer optional fingerprinting services until further notice as efforts are made to limit contact during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Mounties are asking the...

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ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᒌᖕᓂᐅᔪᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐸᓖᓯᒃᑯᓐᓂ ᐊᑯᓂᐅᓗᒃ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓇᖅᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᐊᒻᒪ ᖃᓪᓗᓈᑦ ᓄᓇᖓᓐᓂ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐃᖅᑲᖅᑐᐃᕕᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᔾᔪᓯᐅᔪᒥ ᑐᓂᔭᐅᓯᒪᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᕐᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓐᓂᖃᖅᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᐃᒃᐱᒋᔭᐅᕐᔪᐊᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒐᓵᓗᖕᓂ. ᐃᖏᕐᕋᓂᖃᕐᔪᐊᖅᓯᒪᓂᖃᖅᐳᖅ ᑕᐃᒪᙵᓂ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐸᐅᔪᓂ ᐅᓪᓗᓂᑦ ᐊᐅᐸᖅᑐᒥ–ᔭᐃᑲᓕᖕᓂ ᐸᓖᓯᓂᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᕐᓂᖃᖅᑐᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕐᓂᖃᕐᔪᐊᒃᑲᓐᓂᕆᐊᖃᖅᐳᑦ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑎᐅᔪᑦ ᓈᒻᒪᒍᓱᓕᕐᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓱᐃᓗᑎᒃ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐸᓖᓯᒃᑯᓐᓂ...

Iqaluit woman faces charge of aggravated assault after apparent stabbing

A 39-year-old Iqaluit woman has been charged with one count of aggravated assault after RCMP found a 39-year-old man apparently stabbed in the 100 block of the city during the early morning on Tuesday. The...

Police warn Nunavummiut about synthetic opioid stronger than fentanyl

A synthetic opioid stronger than fentanyl could show up in Nunavut and V Division RCMP want residents of the territory to be aware of the danger it poses. Nunavut RCMP are warning of the dangers...

Pond Inlet man charged with second-degree murder

A 57-year-old Pond Inlet man has been charged with second-degree murder after RCMP investigated a sudden and suspicious death outside the community on Feb. 26. The deceased was located approximately 45 km east of Pond...

Exclusive: Secrecy shrouds police homicide

A Kinngait (Cape Dorset) resident is dead and an Ottawa police homicide unit is investigating the RCMP’s actions in that death. Neither police department is revealing any details relating to the late February tragedy. Kinngait Mayor...

Bring back Inuit special constables, Qamaniq and Qirngnuq say

Two MLAs say they want to see Inuit special constables back on the job in Nunavut. “We need more Inuit Royal Canadian Mounted Police members working in our communities,” says Tununiq MLA David Qamaniq. photo courtesy...

MLA David Qamaniq still fighting for RCMP body cameras

Tununiq MLA David Qaminiq revisited his recommendation that RCMP officers in Nunavut begin a pilot project by testing body cameras. “The use of body cameras, with the ability to review events as they occurred instead...

RCMP seek information from public regarding apparent aggravated assault in Iqaluit

Iqaluit RCMP are turning to the public for help with an investigation into an apparent beating of a man in the 2200 block of the city. The police responded to a residence there around 10:20...

RCMP draw link between young woman in medical distress and Arctic Bay drug crime

Arctic Bay RCMP filed drug charges against a 39-year-old Arctic Bay man after responding to a young woman who had fallen unconscious on Saturday. The woman was taken to the Arctic Bay nursing station for...

Police seize liquor they say was destined for Whale Cove

A 38-year-old man from Whale Cove is facing charges under the Nunavut Liquor Act after the RCMP discovered a “large” volume of alcohol. The police were investigating an unrelated case in Rankin Inlet when they...

Police believe human remains found outside of Iqaluit are those of missing 18 year...

Hunters alerted Iqaluit RCMP on Saturday afternoon to what they believed to be human remains. The hunters took the police to the site at the northern end of a lake approximately 1.5 km from the...

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...

Iglulik man charged with assaulting woman and youth

An Iglulik man is facing several charges after being accused of assaulting a woman and a female youth. Lester Aqqiaruq, 26, is due in court on Jan. 21 to answer to charges of sexual assault...