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NEWS: Fire prompts Iqaluit to make more space at smouldering dump site Iqaluit's public works department is working fast to create more space at its troubled landfill site, where a two-month-old dump fire continues to smoulder. The latest changes, approved by city council at a July 22 meeting, include the purchase of a bur
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NEWS: Arviat group get their hands dirty in the name of food security Arviat's new greenhouse project produced its first lettuce harvest earlier this month, but the produce went to an unlikely group. Dozens of school-age children attending a local camp got the first taste of locally-grown salad, and the lettuce was gone b
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NEWS: Frustrated Nunavut protesters look to federal MP for support Protesters in Clyde River had a question for their member of Parliament July 23: where are you? Elders were among more than 100 residents who marched the Baffin community's streets July 23 in opposition to planned seismic testing in the waters of easter
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NEWS: Iqaluit council says yes to cheaper dumpcano fix Iqaluit took its first step towards extinguishing its two-month-old dump fire July 22 at half the $4.5 million cost initially estimated by a landfill fire expert. City council passed a pair of motions at a regular meeting that evening, requesting the terr
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NEWS: Aglukkaq ignoring concerns of Nunavummiut: Greenpeace Greenpeace fired back at Nunavut MP Leona Aglukkaq July 22, suggesting the federal environment minister has failed to respond to the concerns of Nunavummiut about proposed seismic activities in Baffin Bay. The environmental group was responding to comment
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 23, 2014 11:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut's first mosque to start construction this summer in Iqaluit Iqaluit will soon host Nunavut's first mosque, with a little help from an Islamic charity that brought the country's most northerly mosque to the Northwest Territories four years ago. “For a Muslim community, especially in small remote cities and to
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 23, 2014 10:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Eastern Nunavut seismic testing postponed until summer 2015 Multi-Klient Invest, a group of companies set to do seismic testing in the Canadian waters of Baffin Bay and Davis Strait, say they are postponing the work, which was supposed to start this year, until the summer of 2015. The National Energy Board approve
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 22, 2014 7:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Police investigate deadly car roll-over in Whale Cove RCMP in Nunavut are investigating a car accident in Whale Cove that killed a man from Arviat and injured a Whale Cove woman. On mid-afternoon July 20, a vehicle with two passengers rolled over off the road that connects the Hudson Bay community to its air
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 22, 2014 6:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut court: Iqaluit murder accused told cops he didn't do it Pitseolak Peter of Iqaluit told RCMP investigators soon after his arrest last year that he did not inflict the brutal injuries that led to the February 2013 death of his common-law partner inside an Ottawa hospital. “One thing I know is, I didn't do i
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 22, 2014 5:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Some social housing tenants in Nunavik to get partial rent freeze The Quebec government has agreed to temporarily freeze rents for some social housing tenants in Nunavik, Ungava MNA Jean Boucher announced July 22. That's in response to a request by both the Kativik Regional Government and Makivik Corp., who last Decem
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