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NEWS: First Air to phase out rotational cargo staff in Iqaluit First Air is laying off nine employees at its cargo facility in Iqaluit, to be replaced by seven new positions for residents of the city. The layoffs take effect Nov. 1, and are part of a move to phase out rotational staff who do not live in Iqaluit, Bert
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NEWS: Boy, 11, becomes Nunavut's latest suicide statistic People in Cape Dorset are mourning the loss of a young community member after an 11-year-old boy died by suicide this past weekend. The Nunavut's coroner's office is investigating the death of the boy, who was one month shy of his 12th birthday at the
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NEWS: Harvesters find possible commercial shrimp stock near Nunavut's northernmost hamlet Hunters from Grise Fiord, Nunavut's northernmost community, say they're excited about the prospect of developing a local fishery after netting a big catch in local waters. The Arctic Fishery Alliance — made up of hunters and trappers organizations f
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NEWS: Sold out Pride event brings diversity to Nunavut's capital Pride parties celebrate the diversity of sexual and gender identity and have been held in communities around the world for decades, but the one that unfolded in Iqaluit Sept. 27 could only have happened in Iqaluit. That's because the lineup of talented
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NEWS: Qikiqtani Inuit org prepares for Dec. 8 elections If you are 16 or older as of election day, a beneficiary of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement, and you live in the Baffin region, you will be eligible to vote Dec. 8 in the Qikiqtani Inuit Association election to chose a new president and seven community
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NEWS: In plaid we trust: Nunavut's quest for a tartan Like other Canadian provinces and territories, Nunavut has its own flag, its own coat of arms, not to mention an official bird, rock and animal. But the territory has existed for 15 years without an official tartan, the famed Scottish fabric pattern, or p
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NEWS: Nunavut court: CamBay sex assault trial features conflicting stories After listening to three days of conflicting and sometimes confusing evidence at the Nunavut Court of Justice in Cambridge Bay this past week, Justice Susan Cooper decided Sept. 25 to postpone her verdict judgment in the trial of a 45-year-old man facing
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NEWS: Iqaluit approves second loan for aquatic centre The City of Iqaluit stitched up the last portion of financing for the city's $34-million aquatic centre Sept. 23, when councillors approved a loan and grant from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. A loan of $7.5 million loan tops up all the fund
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NEWS: Photo: Baffin staff on the job at Mary River Read full story for latest details.
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NEWS: Nunavut government announces big senior management shake-up The Government of Nunavut announced a major shakeup of senior civil servants late on Sept. 26, including new bosses for the Department of Family Services, the Qulliq Energy Corp. and Nunavut Arctic College. Veteran bureaucrat Peter Ma, who took over QEC f
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