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NEWS: Nunavik gets $26 million to renew satellite internet services Nunavik's Kativik Regional Government has received $26 million from provincial and federal governments to help extend basic internet service through its Tamaani service provider. Quebec and Ottawa announced the funds in Quebec City July 30 — money tha
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 31, 2015 7:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut woman accused of second-degree murder denied bail The Nunavut Court of Justice denied bail July 31, at least for now, to an Igloolik woman charged with second-degree murder in connection with the 2013 death of her partner. Farrah Siakuluk, 32, appeared before Justice Earl Johnson in an Iqaluit courtroom
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 31, 2015 6:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut Liberal candidate praises port, dumps on Aglukkaq Though he supports the Conservative government's plan to help pay for a deep sea port at Iqaluit, Nunavut Liberal candidate Hunter Tootoo lashed out at the “Harper/Aglukkaq regime” July 31, accusing them of ignoring the territory's infrastructure
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 31, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Gold mine operator's updated FEIS conforms, Nunavut regulator finds The Nunavut Impact Review Board has okayed Agnico Eagle Mines' latest environmental impact submission to expand its Meadowbank gold mine operations, and launched a public review of the project. Last summer, Agnico Eagle proposed to expands Meadowbank'
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 31, 2015 1:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Researcher studying unique food web in western Nunavut waters Who eats what? When? And how much? These are the kinds of questions that keep marine biologists up at night. Well, maybe not up at night, but busy, at least. Marianne Falardeau has been busy for the past month in Cambridge Bay — catching fish, scooping
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 31, 2015 12:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut police investigate sudden death of Iqaluit infant Members of the Nunavut RCMP are investing the sudden death of an infant in the territory's capital. Police were called to Iqaluit's Qikiqtani General Hospital July 29 just after 4:30 p.m., where the infant had arrived unresponsive some time earlier, t
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 31, 2015 10:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: As election looms, Aglukkaq announces Iqaluit port scheme You might want to call it convenient timing because of the federal election campaign that could be launched as early as this weekend. But Nunavut MP Leona Aglukkaq announced in Iqaluit July 30 that Ottawa will pay for 75 per cent of a marine infrastructur
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 30, 2015 8:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Inuit org boss heaps praise on Valcourt's NNC re-announcement Cathy Towtongie, the president of Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., said July 30 that she welcomes a move re-announced by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Minister Bernard Valcourt on July 27 that would list Nutrition North Canada savings on sales receip
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 30, 2015 6:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Police investigating sudden death in Rankin Inlet Members of the RCMP in Rankin Inlet are investigating a sudden death. At around 8 a.m. July 30, police and Rankin Inlet Emergency Medical Services “responded to a report of a male in medical distress,” says a July 30 RCMP news release. The 26-year-old
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 30, 2015 5:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Owners of Iqaluit's iconic cafe reminisce before moving on Iqaluit's Grind and Brew is for sale. That's not breaking news — many in the city have seen the “For Sale” sign tacked onto Brian Twerdin and Elisapee Sheutiapik's iconic beach-front business for a while now. As much as the pair have enjoyed r
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 30, 2015 1:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend