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NEWS: Feeding my subsidy: Ottawa spends more on Nutrition North The federal government will put $11.3 million into the Nutrition North Canada program's 2014-2015 budget and add a five per cent annual escalator in future years, Ottawa announced Nov. 21 in Iqaluit. Mark Strahl, parliamentary secretary to Bernard Valco
Nunatsiaq Online | 4 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Coral Harbour on boil water advisory after bugs turn up in water tanks Residents of Coral Harbour continued to boil their water this week after some people in the Kivalliq community discovered creatures in their water tanks that looks like worms or bugs. On Nov. 18, the Government of Nunavut's health department issued a bo
Nunatsiaq Online | 6 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut Tourism honours territory's business leaders Nunavut Tourism has handed out its annual awards to recognize excellence in the business of tourism across the territory, awarding Adventure Canada with its Business of the Year Award. Adventure Canada, a family-run travel company offering wilderness trip
Nunatsiaq Online | 7 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: NWT First Nation band says no to Nunavut gold project A First Nation located in the Northwest Territories fears Sabina Gold and Silver Corp.'s Back River gold project proposal will disrupt the calving grounds of the Bathurst caribou herd, “severely” impacting its peoples' constitutional rights. As pa
Nunatsiaq Online | 10 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Marine body adopts new Polar Code for ships in Arctic waters Polar waters are expected to get safer with the adoption of the new Polar Code. After years of top level negotiations and wrangling, the International Maritime Organization has finally adopted a global code for ships operating in polar waters and related
Nunatsiaq Online | 11 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Only in Nunavut: bartering hockey equipment for an amautik Some people consider Internet access to be a luxury, but in small remote communities — which describes most communities in Nunavut — you often come across stories that suggest Internet access is more than just a perk. Take, for example, the simple sto
Nunatsiaq Online | 12 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
LETTERS: Aglukkaq clarifies Canada's position on GHG emissions In response to an article that appeared Nunatsiaq News earlier this week about climate change commitments from the United States and China, I would like to make a few things clear. Canada has always said that the cooperation of all major emitters is essen
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NEWS: Alianait opens applications for 11th circumpolar music fest Are you a musician looking for a cool place to perform? The Alianait Arts Festival is accepting applications from musicians to play Nunavut's biggest music festival, which runs June 26 to July 1 next year in Iqaluit. Alianait, which prides itself as one
Nunatsiaq Online | 14 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Self-determination a route to better health, ITK report says Even though the health of Inuit in northern Canada remains far worse than most Canadians, communities are showing signs of progress, thanks to Inuit asserting more control over their land and their government, according to a recent report from Inuit Tapir
Nunatsiaq Online | 15 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut police custody death finally goes to inquest next week Friends, family and fellow Iglulingmiut will finally learn about the circumstances surrounding the death of Solomon Uyarasuk, who died while in RCMP custody in Igloolik more than two years ago, when a mandatory coroner's inquest into his death gets unde
Nunatsiaq Online | Nov 20, 2014 8:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend