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NEWS: Bombardier snow machine falls through sea ice, killing three Nunavut men A cargo run on the ice of eastern Hudson Bay in Nunavut has ended in tragedy, with three men dead after their large snow machine fell through sea ice. On Jan. 21 at about 8:30 a.m., the Whale Cove RCMP received a call that a large snow machine, with four
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NEWS: Louis Kamookak: how Inuit knowledge led the way to Franklin's wrecks As researchers prepare to explore Sir John Franklin's doomed ships for the first time since they vanished over 169 years ago, curators telling the tale for the next generation have asked this question: What does Franklin mean to Nunavut? The answer—as
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NEWS: TMAC moves ahead on big western Nunavut gold project TMAC Resources, operator of the Kitikmeot's Doris North gold mine, is now ready to take the next step in its development of Hope Bay, its vast gold field in western Nunavut. And that's the development of three underground mines located south of Doris
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NEWS: Nunavik Inuit re-elect incumbent treasurer to new term Nunavik Inuit have decided to return Makivik Corp's incumbent treasurer Andy Pirti to another three-year term in the executive role. Sixty-eight per cent of voters in Nunavik, Montreal and Chisasibi cast ballots for Pirti in Makivik's Jan. 19 election
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NEWS: Cosmetics company feels Inuit backlash from anti-sealing stance In an age of perpetual Internet memory and split second social media sharing, companies are vulnerable to consumer backlash, especially when a corporate campaign is controversial and error-ridden. Such seems to be the case with an on-going anti-sealing ca
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NEWS: Photo: Inuit historian captivates crowd at museum opener Read full story for latest details.
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NEWS: Ottawa, Nunavut ignored Inuit knowledge in polar bear quota: Makivik Corp. Makivik Corp. says it's “profoundly disappointed” in decisions made by the governments of both Nunavut and Canada, which restrict polar bear hunting in Nunavik's southern Hudson Bay region—a move that's led the birthright organization for Nuna
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NEWS: Transport Canada issues recall for Arctic Cat snowmobiles A manufacturing defect discovered in some Arctic Cat snowmobiles may make the fuel tank prone to catching fire and has forced a recall of more than 11,000 machines, Transport Canada announced Jan. 19. According to Transport Canada, the defect was traced t
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NEWS: Photo: The first time Hollywood came north Read full story for latest details.
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NEWS: GN proposes new independent territory-wide education council Nunavut's education officials have proposed a new territory-wide District Education Authority Council, or DEA Council. Nunavut Education Minister Paul Quassa announced the new body in a New Year's update and advertisement which his department bought i
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