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NEWS: GN seeks keen prospectors for assistance program If you're a Nunavut prospector, you may be eligible for up to $8,000 to help pay for assistant wages, materials and supplies when you're out looking for minerals. That money is available through the Government of Nunavut's Department of Economic Dev
Nunatsiaq Online | 11 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut's Zach Kunuk helps rising Inuit filmmaker Two Inuit filmmakers received a big show of support Jan. 9 from the Toronto Film Critics Association, with award-winning filmmaker Zach Kunuk passing on his award's $50,000 in services to Isabella Weetaluktuk, a young Inukjuak-born, Montreal-raised Inuk
Nunatsiaq Online | 13 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
COMMENTARY: Sexual assault and sexual harassment are not the same thing MARGARET HOLLIS In his Jan. 11 Legal Ease column, Sex and Consent, James Morton said, “there has been an explosion of stories in the media about sexual assault and sexual harassment in the workplace, schools and other organizations.” However, his colu
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NEWS: Researchers seek out 2007-08 Inuit health survey participants If you're one of the 2,500 people from Nunavut, Nunatsiavut or the Inuvialuit settlement region who took part in the 2007-08 national Inuit health survey, somebody will soon contact you to get continued consent for use of your data, Inuit Tapiriit Kanat
Nunatsiaq Online | 17 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Canada updates Arctic shipping rules, but still allows cheap and dirty fuel You won't find any mention of heavy fuel oil, or HFO, pollutants in the new Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act regulations that came into effect this past week. Instead Transport Canada, in a backgrounder to the new regulations, makes a point of tel
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NEWS: Photo: Arctic clouds like a warming blanket, research suggests Read full story for latest details.
Nunatsiaq Online | Jan 13, 2018 2:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Makivik's two-term president looks to a third Jobie Tukkiapik, Makivik Corp.'s incumbent president, says he needs another term in office to tackle education reform and land rights in Nunavik. Tukkiapik, first elected as head of Nunavik's Inuit birthright organization in 2012, said Makivik made im
Nunatsiaq Online | Jan 12, 2018 8:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Iqaluit councillors ponder the dangers posed by fox traps Traps set for foxes in Iqaluit have instead been catching dogs these days. Iqaluit resident Thomas Rohner told Iqaluit city council on Tuesday, Jan. 9 that was out walking his dog, Nacho, in the Upper Base area Dec. 23 when the animal's leg was caught i
Nunatsiaq Online | Jan 12, 2018 7:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Fraud charges stayed against bankrupt Nunavut taxi operator Crown lawyers have stayed a long-standing fraud charge against Rankin Inlet taxi operator David Wiseman with only weeks to go before a trial by jury was scheduled. According to documents filed with the Nunavut Court of Justice in Iqaluit, Crown prosecutor
Nunatsiaq Online | Jan 12, 2018 6:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Boil water alert issued for Kugluktuk As Kugluktuk's new water treatment plant moves into operation, the Government of Nunavut has issued a boil water alert in the Kitikmeot community of 1,500. The Health Department issued the advisory on Thursday, Jan. 11, calling it a “precautionary mea
Nunatsiaq Online | Jan 12, 2018 4:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend