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NEWS: Eight teams take off from Arctic Bay in this year's Nunavut Quest One by one, the teams set off, quickly becoming distant specks of fur bouncing along the tundra. The specks of fur were sled dogs, teams of 10 of them tethered to qamutiks, fan hitch-style. Eight teams left Arctic Bay April 20 as part of this year's Nun
Nunatsiaq Online | Apr 21, 2017 7:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: From language shaming to lateral love: what Inuktut needs to grow Years after Alethea Arnaquq-Baril first carved out a role in Nunavut's film scene, the Iqaluit documentary maker's work has gained recognition from a growing audience across the country and around the globe. With that exposure, media interviews and ap
Nunatsiaq Online | Apr 21, 2017 5:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Qaggiavuut: new production highlights need for Nunavut arts centre The Qaggiavuut Society plans to stage a major theatre production later this spring in Iqaluit. Kiviuq Returns, based on the Inuit legend, features a 17-member cast and crew who plan to produce a show with music, storytelling and acrobatics. But that poses
Nunatsiaq Online | Apr 21, 2017 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Canada's unprepared for fuel oil spills from Arctic shipping: WWF Though fuel oil spills represent the worst environmental threat posed by increased Arctic shipping, authorities, including the Canadian Coast Guard, are ill-prepared to cope with them, the World Wildlife Fund's Canadian wing says in three related report
Nunatsiaq Online | Apr 21, 2017 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Quebec filmmaker Pilon brings Iqaluit film back to Nunavut capital Quebec filmmaker Benoît Pilon admitted to being nervous before the April 19 screening of Iqaluit. The screening marked the first chance for people in Iqaluit to see and react to his full-length film, whose Nunavut première also coincided with National C
Nunatsiaq Online | Apr 20, 2017 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut pop star's new album is heavy on beats, rhymes and life Kelly Fraser is a woman with a lot to say. In an hour-long phone conversation, Fraser packs a punch, telling stories about her island hometown of Sanikiluaq, reindeer hunting, suicide, abusive relationships, songwriting, colonialism, bullying and life as
Nunatsiaq Online | Apr 20, 2017 5:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut kids can help RCMP name new baby horses Ookpik maybe? Or Okalik? The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are looking for kids across Canada to name 14 baby horses who will become part of the police force's Musical Ride. The RCMP plans to choose one entry from each of Canada's provinces and territ
Nunatsiaq Online | Apr 20, 2017 3:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
LETTERS: Universities Canada doesn't do accreditation I wish to correct an error in your recent story “Politics, power, money real culprits behind nixing Arctic university” (March 27, 2017.) Universities Canada does not set “criteria for the foundation and operation of universities in the country,” a
Nunatsiaq Online | Apr 20, 2017 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Igloolik businessman re-appointed chair of QEC The minister responsible for Nunavut's Qulliq Energy Corp. has reappointed Igloolik businessman Elijah Evaluarjuk as chairperson of the agency's board. Minister Johnny Mike reappointed Evaluarjuk, a hotel and restaurant owner in Igloolik, to the board
Nunatsiaq Online | Apr 20, 2017 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: What you read on Nunatsiaqonline.ca from April 9 to April 16 Be careful what you post on Facebook: a Nunavut teacher who posted an altered photo of an ISIS execution on a community Facebook page received a statement of “termination without cause” earlier this month. That was the top most-read story on Nunatsiaq
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