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Adopt a School program brings the joy of reading to students

This year, two schools in Nunavut are reaping the benefits of the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation's 2019 Adopt a School program. Last fall, the program united with Indigo, Chapters and Coles stores to raise...

Editorial: Well-being of children lost in bus funding debate

When our elders would tell us they used to walk to school in -40, in three feet of snow, walking uphill both ways, many might take it for granted when a school bus is...

RCMP investigate theft from Cape Dorset high school; intruders use drill to try to...

The RCMP are seeking suspects in a Jan. 2 theft from Peter Pitseolak High School in Cape Dorset that resulted in goods being stolen and some damage to the facility. "Extensive" video footage showing the...

Registration for Piruvik preschool is now open

The Pirurvik preschool has a few openings left for the January to April session. This four-month program is free and accessible to anyone in the community who wants to enroll a child. The only...

Government should consider giving money to improve school attendance, Main suggests

Poor attendance is harming education in Nunavut and the territorial government should offer financial incentives to encourage students to show up regularly for school, Arviat North-Whale Cove MLA John Main said. "There are draws for...

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...

Fire damage to Kugluktuk High School estimated at less than $100,000

A fire lit beneath Kugluktuk High School on Tuesday evening caused damage that's expected to cost less than $100,000 to repair, according to the Department of Community and Government Services (CGS). The fire affected the...

Youths suspected of starting fire that closed Kugluktuk High School, mayor says

It's believed youths were responsible for starting a Tuesday evening fire under Kugluktuk High School that forced the facility to remain closed on Wednesday, Mayor Ryan Nivingalok says. Neither Nivingalok nor senior administrative officer Don...