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NEWS: Preliminary surveys for Iqaluit port set to begin this fall The Nunavut Impact Review Board has begun screening preliminary work that will take Iqaluit's deep water port project one step closer to reality. The much-anticipated port is expected to include a vessel docking face with an additional sealift barge lan
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COMMENTARY: Psychiatrist pleads for Nunavik's anguished youth LUCIE NADEAU I've just returned from Nunavik, where I travel regularly to work as a child psychiatrist consultant in communities along the Hudson coast. The number of suicides the region has seen in recent months feels catastrophic. Over the years, I'
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NEWS: What you read on from June 19 to June 26 The most read of the top five stories on last week, according to Google Analytics: a story on how a Government of Nunavut employee was dismissed after Nunavut ethics officer's findings. The ethics officer investigated a case of workpl
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NEWS: First Air follows Canadian North in lowering baggage allowance First Air has announced new baggage restrictions that will lower the maximum checked baggage weight for some of its customers. Just a month after Canadian North dropped its maximum baggage weight from 70 pounds to 50 pounds, First Air followed suit June 2
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NEWS: Health officials confirm case of whooping cough in Iqaluit Nunavut health officials have confirmed the first case of whooping cough in Iqaluit, the territorial government said June 24. The highly-contagious bacterial infection, also known as pertussis, is most likely linked to an outbreak in that began in Pond In
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NEWS: Massive Nunavut wastewater study wrapping up this summer A woman in Kugaaruk flushes the toilet. If you follow that flush, it eventually ends up on the tundra outside of town. Before alarm sets in, consider this: A team of researchers from Dalhousie University's Centre for Water Resources Studies say this is
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NEWS: Heavy metal plunder: Nunavut capital to rid dump of scrap piles Hundreds, if not thousands, of tonnes of scrap metal will make its way south this summer, and out of Iqaluit's overflowing landfill, thanks to a contract recently awarded by the city to dispose of its excess garbage. Deputy mayor Romeyn Stevenson confir
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NEWS: Controversial Cape Dorset nurse wants to practice in Nunavut again Deborah McKeown, the former Cape Dorset nurse at the centre of a nursing scandal involving the death a three-month-old baby, wants to practice nursing again in Nunavut. McKeown tried to regain her Nunavut nursing license in both 2015 and 2016. But to date
Nunatsiaq Online | Jun 24, 2016 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Chris D'Arcy becomes Nunavut government's head bureaucrat Chris D'Arcy, now serving as the Government of Nunavut's deputy minister of Finance, will become the GN's top administrative boss as of July 29, Nunavut Premier Peter Taptuna announced June 24. D'Arcy, who has headed the Department of Finance sinc
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COMMENTARY: Legal Ease, June 24 The last time I was on circuit court, the Crown withdrew a number of criminal charges against various people. Someone who was to be a witness asked me what the Crown was doing and why. My short answer was the Crown realized the various charges were not li
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