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NEWS: My Little Corner of Canada, Dec. 19 There will be a general federal election in Canada. The campaign and the advertising will be nasty. The result will be a minority government. The support for Leona Aglukark will have become weaker and she will have to struggle to keep her se
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TAISSUMANI: Taissumani, Dec. 19 The judicial party arrived in the Belcher Islands on Aug. 18. Judge Plaxton was from the Ontario Supreme Court but was also a Stipendiary Magistrate for the Northwest Territories. R. A. Olmsted, from the federal Department of Justice, was the prosecutor.
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NEWS: Ottawa cops bust weed and coke ring, seize Nunavut-bound dope Ottawa police charged 10 people with drug trafficking Dec. 17 in connection with a smuggling ring that used Canada Post to send marijuana to Nunavut. Police seized multiple kilograms of weed and hash, nearly a kilogram of cocaine, and about 1.3 kilograms
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NEWS: Arctic research station gets new mandate, money to spread around Canada's premier Arctic science and research facility, currently under construction in Cambridge Bay and slated for completion and full operation in 2017, got its official marching orders this week. The Canadian High Arctic Research Station Act, buried
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NEWS: Nunavut fire marshal investigates fatal Iqaluit shack fire The Nunavut Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a fire that burned through a shack on the beachfront in Iqaluit, Dec. 18, and killed one person. RCMP are assisting in the investigation. Police on patrol discovered the fire at around 9:00 p.m. Firefig
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NEWS: Susan Aglukark gives Nunavut food banks a boost for the holidays Iqaluit's food bank is fully stocked for the holiday season, thanks to a big helping hand from Susan Aglukark. The singer-songwriter brought enough food to the community's Niqinik Nuatsivik Nunavut Food Bank to last through to the start of the new yea
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NEWS: New map lets students walk the Arctic without leaving the classroom A new education program aims to help southern classrooms visit Canada's Arctic, without the expensive plane ticket. Canadian students now have the chance to “walk” across the tundra and sea ice, captured on a giant floor map that can be rolled out i
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NEWS: Abandoned Nunavut diamond mine now belongs to the Crown Nunavut's first and only functioning diamond mine, which changed hands a few times before being deemed “closed or abandoned” about a year ago, has officially changed hands again. The Jericho mine, about 240 kilometres southeast of the western Nunavu
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NEWS: Iqaluit org to monitor impact of land-based programs on mental health Land-based camp programs in Nunavut got a major boost last month with a multi-million dollar grant to look at how much the program improves mental health among Inuit boys and men. The Movember Foundation's Canadian Mental Health Initiative awarded $3 mi
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NEWS: Obituary: Elashuk Pauyungie of Salluit, 73, veteran Inuit broadcaster PUTULIK ILISITUK Sallumiut and Nunavimmiut have lost Elashuk Pauyungie, dear friend to many, a hard worker, an elder, a counselor and a board member for different organizations. She was an outspoken individual who was not afraid of speaking the truth. Ela
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