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Arviat Film Society could get good exposure from workshops

The Nunavut Film Development Corp. (NFDC) will visit members of the Arviat Film Society to deliver a series of film industry training workshops from Oct. 4 to 7. The society’s Gord Billard said the NFDC...
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami president Natan Obed addresses the media gathering at the launch of the national Inuit health survey in Rankin Inlet on Sept. 13, 2019.

ITK launches national Inuit health survey

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) launched Qanuippitaa? a national Inuit health survey that will include Inuit of all ages from every community in Inuit Nunangat, while holding its annual general meeting in Rankin Inlet on...

HTO launches Young Hunter’s program in Rankin

Upwards of 30 youths ages 13 to 19 are participating in a Young Hunter’s program the Kangiqlinq Hunters and Trappers Organization (HTO) began in Rankin Inlet earlier this month. Andrew Akerolik said a number of...

Around the Kiv: Naujaat crew lands a bowhead

Bowhead landed in Naujaat Naujaat A bowhead whale was landed by Capt. Solomon Tagornak and his crew in A bowhaed whale is cut up to be shared with the community pn Aug. 26, 2019, in Naujaat. Photo...

Dramatic video of Kugluktuk residents protesting outside RCMP detachment

This video footage, courtesy of Ron Tologanak, shows Kugluktuk residents holding a protest outside the RCMP detachment on Wednesday afternoon. Tologanak can be heard shouting: “Don’t be lazy. Don’t be racist. Just do your job.” A...
Team NT's girls hockey team gathers around following their game against Prince Edward Island at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta., on Feb. 24. Mel Bolin/Canada Winter Games photo

Week two gets underway at Canada Winter Games for Team NT and Nunavut

And so begins another week of the North’s best and brightest doing their thing at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta. Team NT’s girls hockey team gathers around following their game against Prince...
Chase Harron of Coral Habour battles with Connor Cozens of Yukon in front of the net during boys hockey action against Yukon on Feb. 17. Rod Ince/Canada Winter Games photo

Team NT and Nunavut schedule: Day 4

Here’s what Team NT and Nunavut will be up to on Day 4 at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta. All times MST Chase Harron of Coral Habour battles with Connor Cozens of Yukon...

Northern media pioneer remembered

Friends, colleagues and family members are paying tribute to a northern media giant this week. Jack “Sig” Sigvaldason, founder and president of Northern News Services, died in Ottawa Aug. 9 after a brief illness. He...

T-minus 48 hours and counting

“It's coming together nicely.” Those were the words of Greg Rowe, president of the 2018 Arctic Winter Games host society on Wednesday. The curtain is about to rise on the big show on Sunday with the...

T-minus 48 hours and counting

“It's coming together nicely.” Those were the words of Greg Rowe, president of the 2018 Arctic Winter Games host society on Wednesday. The curtain is about to rise on the big show on Sunday with the...

Let the Games begin – finally

Wow. As you are reading this, the opening ceremonies will be a mere 48 hours away, which will signify the 25th Arctic Winter Games getting underway in Fort Smith and in Hay River. I’d like to...

Get your AWG tickets Friday

Guess what? Tickets will soon be on sale online for the 2018 Arctic Winter Games opening and closing ceremonies, along with the cultural gala performance! The opening ceremony, sponsored by Northwestel, will take place March...

YK Food Rescue making fight against hunger a priority

What began as a way to salvage food, has turned into a fight against hunger. The Yellowknife Food Rescue team has been around the community for almost a decade, rescuing food from grocery stores and...

Pilot recalls plane crash on tundra

Three men are lucky to be alive after their plane crashed while taking off from a remote fishing camp about 100 nautical miles west of Rankin Inlet this past month. The Cessna 180 was piloted...

Competition bureau closes airline investigations

The Competition Bureau has found no evidence of anti-competitive acts between First Air and Canadian North. This follows a yearlong investigation into First Air and Canada North, which closed on Tuesday. The bureau also closed investigations...

Target of 20-year-old lawsuit launched after school fire wants it dropped

A Yellowknife-based architecture and engineering company the NWT government blames for the destruction of a Pangnirtung school in the 1990s is asking the case be dismissed due to what it calls an “inordinate delay”...