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TAISSUMANI: Taissumani, Sept. 12 The explorer was travelling in northern Greenland with one south Greenlander and two young Inughuit — Polar Eskimos — both about 20. It was summer and travelling conditions were dreadful. The explorer had taken some burial goods from an Inuit grave a
Nunatsiaq Online | Sep 12, 2014 7:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Inuit testimony led searchers to Franklin shipwreck The story of Sir John Franklin's expedition dropped from the record in one part of the world, after its two ships entered the Canadian Arctic in 1846. But the end of one story proved to be the start of a new one among Inuit in the region, who kept the r
Nunatsiaq Online | Sep 12, 2014 7:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Iqaluit to host 2014 Arctic Council ministerial gathering Canada will host the Arctic Council's next ministerial meeting next April in Iqaluit, the minister for the Arctic Council, Leona Aglukkaq, announced Sept. 12. As Canada's stint as chair of the council comes to an close in 2015, the meetings will bring
Nunatsiaq Online | Sep 12, 2014 5:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut court: pedophile ex-priest Eric Dejaeger guilty on 24 counts (Updated 1:30 p.m., Sept. 12) The man the Belgian press called “Pater Pedo,” ex-priest Eric Dejaeger, 67, is guilty on 24 of the 68 charges he stood trial on at the Nunavut Court of Justice in Iqaluit, Justice Robert Kilpatrick ruled Sept. 12 in a mas
Nunatsiaq Online | Sep 12, 2014 2:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavik's deceased may now rest in peace KUUJJUAQ — By the end of 2015, Nunavimmiut will have somewhere private — and refrigerated — to visit deceased family members and friends. Starting this fall, the Kativik Regional Government is rolling out a project to install morgue facilities in ea
Nunatsiaq Online | Sep 12, 2014 12:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut court: RCMP go AWOL, judge dismisses drug case for lack of evidence A Nunavut judge on Sept. 10 dismissed charges against an Iqaluit man, including possession of an illegal substance for the purpose of trafficking, because RCMP failed to appear at the Nunavut Court of Justice in Iqaluit and failed to verify the Crown's
Nunatsiaq Online | Sep 11, 2014 6:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavik's crime prevention fund gets a makeover KUUJJUAQ — Nunavik's Ungaluk crime prevention fund has been revised to give priority to projects that help reduce substance abuse and addiction across the region. With 70 per cent of the region's crimes linked to alcohol and drug abuse, and many of
Nunatsiaq Online | Sep 11, 2014 5:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Iqaluit aquatic centre financing delay pushes back grand opening date Iqalummiut will have to wait an extra summer before the city's aquatic centre opens, due to a delay in financing for the $34-million project. Although the foundations for the multipurpose facility, touted as the City of Iqaluit's biggest single projec
Nunatsiaq Online | Sep 11, 2014 3:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Photo: World Suicide Prevention Day show takes to the stage in Iqaluit Read full story for latest details.
Nunatsiaq Online | Sep 11, 2014 2:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Photo; A walk to remember Read full story for latest details.
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