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NEWS: Sex assault on victim means murder, Crown says in Nunavut court Jeffrey Salomonie knowingly committed sexual assault on the night he killed Iqaluit resident Daisy Curley in 2009. That accusation formed the basis of final arguments by Crown prosecutors Feb. 10 in closing submissions for Salomonie's first-degree murde
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NEWS: Job vacancies in Nunavut highest in Canada: StatsCan Job vacancy rates in Nunavut are the highest in the country, according to new data released by Statistics Canada Feb. 11. The figures come from StatsCan's Job Vacancy and Wage Survey and refers to the third quarter of 2015, ending in September of that y
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NEWS: PM Trudeau to talk with Indigenous leaders on climate change Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, while stopping short of last year's bold election promise on climate change, will still talk about the issue with First Nations, Inuit and Métis leaders in Vancouver March 2 and with Canada's premiers March 3, the prime
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NEWS: AEM ups estimate for Nunavut's Amaruq to 3.3 million ounces Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd.'s Amaruq deposit may now hold at least 3.3 million ounces of gold, an estimate that's 67 per cent higher than last year's, the company announced Feb. 10. That means the Amaruq deposit, located about 50 kilometres from the com
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NEWS: Inuit treatment centre, one of only two in Canada, to close in March An Ottawa-based residential treatment centre for Inuit recovering from addiction and trauma will close its doors this March 31 because it can't find enough money to keep going, its parent organization said Feb. 9. Tungasuvvingat Inuit, an Inuit-specific
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NEWS: Canada's polar bear management is sound, Inuit tell U.S. government Inuit representatives are on Capitol Hill in Washington this week to make a last ditch effort to convince their American counterparts to reconsider the way they think about polar bears. The United States, as a member of the Convention on International Tra
Nunatsiaq Online | Feb 10, 2016 9:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Fog of alcohol clouded memory of killing, Nunavut man claims He says he was too drunk to know what he was doing. When a Cape Dorset man beat Iqaluit resident Daisy Curley to death with a hockey stick early one May morning in 2009, his extreme intoxication prevented him from being aware of his actions or forming the
Nunatsiaq Online | Feb 10, 2016 6:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Toonik Tyme in dire straits, organizer tells Iqaluit City Council This year's 51st annual Toonik Tyme, held in Iqaluit each April, is shaping up to be a dismal successor to its acclaimed 2015 half-century celebration, Iqaluit city councilors heard Feb. 9. Toonik Tyme Society President Travis Cooper, appearing as a del
Nunatsiaq Online | Feb 10, 2016 2:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Montreal students flock to Inuit tattoo documentary DAVID MURPHY Iqaluit's Alethea Arnaquq-Baril steps onto the stage at Concordia University's Alumni Auditorium and gasps into the microphone: “ho-ly!” It was hard finding a seat Feb. 8 at the 700-seat Montreal venue for the screening of Arnaquq-Bar
Nunatsiaq Online | Feb 10, 2016 1:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut celebrates Inuktut, Inuit culture this month A new name and a longer celebration: that's what Uqausirmut Quviasuutiqarniq, Nunavut's annual celebration of Inuktut and Inuit culture, is bringing to Nunavut for the month of Febriuary. Nunavut's celebration of Inuktut, was first called Inuktitut
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