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NEWS: Nunavut court: Clyde River men get jail time for sex offences on minors Two Clyde River men will get short stints in jail for sex crimes against a minor following proceedings April 16 at the Nunavut Court of Justice. Steven Aipeelee, 44, director of finance at the hamlet of Clyde River, was handed the longest sentence of the
Nunatsiaq Online | 12 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Most at-risk Inuit in Montreal say they want to stay in the city MONTREAL — It's an unusually cold April day in Montreal, as Annie finishes a warm meal in the front room of Chez Doris. The Montreal women's day shelter is full of women during the lunch hour, and occasionally, the sound of Inuktitut conversation fl
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NEWS: Canada boycotts Arctic Council meetings in Moscow to protest Russian moves in Ukraine To protest Russia's involvement in the escalating crisis in Ukraine, Canadian delegates will not attend Arctic Council working group meetings scheduled in Moscow this week. “These actions build upon the tough stance, including imposing sanctions, Cana
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NEWS: Nunavut court: trial of Arviat man accused of sex charges against children continues The first of two trials for an Arviat man who faces various sex charges against minors wrapped up April 15, with a defence lawyer attempting to poke holes in a child witness's story. Billy Iblauk, 28, is charged with sexual assault and touching a person
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NEWS: Crown stays sex charges after Court Services pulls funding for witnesses A Clyde River man is effectively off the hook on four sex charges involving minors after two key witnesses lost their accommodation allowance from Court Services and left Iqaluit before they could give evidence Crown prosecutor Doug Garson said April 15 t
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NEWS: Igloolik's Arnait video group to premiere its next feature film in Iqaluit The Arnait Video Collective's newest film, Uvanga, will celebrate its northern premiere in Iqaluit later this month. Uvanga — “myself” in Inuktitut — is based on a narrative common to Nunavut: children of mixed ancestry trying to bridge the gap
Nunatsiaq Online | Apr 15, 2014 8:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Iqaluit-Kimmirut snowmobile race returns to Toonik Tyme Iqaluit's Toonik Tyme festival got off to a quick start April 11 with a weekend full of festivities and contests, and week two promises even more. Added to the spring festival line-up this week is the Iqaluit-Kimmirut snowmobile race. “Requests from t
Nunatsiaq Online | Apr 15, 2014 6:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Photo: Uvanga to premiere in Iqaluit Read full story for latest details.
Nunatsiaq Online | Apr 15, 2014 11:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut court: Arviat man on trial for raping eight-year-old, sex charges against two others An Arviat man faces two trials in Iqaluit this week on sex charges against minors, including an allegation that he snuck into the bedroom of an eight-year-old girl and raped her. Billy Iblauk, 28, is accused of 11 charges involving three complainants, inc
Nunatsiaq Online | Apr 15, 2014 10:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Iqaluit's young artists embrace their Nunavut's arts community “Community makes art, and arts makes a community,” muses Jonathan Pitseolak. After a conversation with the 14-year-old budding hip hop artist from Pond Inlet — now based in Iqaluit — those are the words that linger. Because Pitseolak isn't just
Nunatsiaq Online | Apr 14, 2014 9:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend