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NEWS: No deal: bargaining between union and City of Iqaluit nears two-year mark Bill Fennell has one wish for the coming holiday season: that the City of Iqaluit will come through on a new wage-benefit deal that is nearly two years in the making. December will bring the next step in what the president of the Nunavut Employees U
Nunatsiaq Online | Nov 17, 2017 8:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: One Gjoa Haven man dies of stab wound, another held in custody One man is dead and another is in custody after a stabbing incident in Gjoa Haven Nov. 16. “Gjoa Haven RCMP responded to a report of a man with a stab wound who was found by police on the front step of a residence,” RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Henry Coman
Nunatsiaq Online | Nov 17, 2017 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Four vie for premier's job during Nunavut leadership forum Deliberations are well underway for who will lead Nunavut's fifth government, as the next batch of MLAs spent their morning questioning four candidates for the territory's top job during a leadership forum in Nunavut's legislative assembly, Nov. 17.
Nunatsiaq Online | Nov 17, 2017 6:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut man from Igloolik charged with child luring, touching An Igloolik man faces charges of luring and sexually assaulting an underage child, after police seized his computer and other electronic equipment, Nov. 15. Identified by police as “in his 20s,” the man faces two charges of luring a child under the ag
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NEWS: Senate approves new Arctic committee, membership to come The Senate of Canada has voted in favour of setting up a special committee on the Arctic, but we'll have to wait until December to see who's on it, who's chairing it and what they hope to accomplish. Sen. Charlie Watt, who represents the Nunavik reg
Nunatsiaq Online | Nov 17, 2017 2:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut's capital suffers violent week in string of attacks Three men face serious charges after a pair of brutal attacks in Iqaluit that occurred after the Remembrance Day long weekend, Nunavut's RCMP “V” Division reports, Nov. 16. The unrelated attacks resulted in serious injuries for two victims. Hannas B
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NEWS: Fox tests positive for rabies near Baker Lake, Nunavut Nunavut's health department has confirmed a case of rabies in a fox specimen obtained near Baker Lake. A Nov. 16 news release from the Government of Nunavut's Department of Health said the fox was “recently caught” in the Kivalliq community and la
Nunatsiaq Online | Nov 16, 2017 9:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Ex-priest Dejaeger's appeal starts moving through Nunavut court Lawyers representing notorious ex-priest Eric Dejaeger, 70, who is appealing several of his September 2014 sex crime convictions, say they are poring over “boxes of volumes” of legal documents, but expect to set their appeal date in March. Scott Cowan
Nunatsiaq Online | Nov 16, 2017 8:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut killer denied legal aid for appeal The Cape Dorset man convicted of murdering Iqaluit resident Daisy Curley will have to explore his options for appeal now that Nunavut's legal services office has rejected his application for funding assistance. Jeffrey Salomonie, 50, appeared by video l
Nunatsiaq Online | Nov 16, 2017 6:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Down to the sea in ships: Nunavut trainees learn about maritime jobs A bell chimes six times on the bow of the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Henry Larsen, as the crew weighs anchor in Frobisher Bay. Each chime marks a shot, or 27.4 metres of chain link, indicated by a swatch of chipped red paint that prompts the ringing brass
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