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NEWS: Nunavut man arrested, charged after shots fired in Cape Dorset A Cape Dorset man faces several firearms charges after allegedly firing five to six shots in the early hours of May 1 at a residence in Cape Dorset. No one was injured, the RCMP said in a May 3 news release. Police responded to a call about the shots at a
Nunatsiaq Online | 4 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: What you read on from April 24 to May 1 Iqaluit residents went onto in droves this past week to read — and comment on — city-related news. That's according to Google Analytics which tracks online traffic numbers on our website. The top story: a City of Iqaluit employee
Nunatsiaq Online | 5 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
COMMENTARY: Legal Ease, May 3 Sometimes things happen in life that give rise to a legal claim but are not worth pursuing. Let's suppose you bought a tin of beans from a store and when you opened the can, the beans had turned rancid. The store refuses to refund your money. Technicall
Nunatsiaq Online | 8 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Judge says no to Nunavut mining company's request for tax rebate The courts have come down once again on the side of the Nunavut government in a tax dispute between Nunavut and the owners of one the territory's two operating mines — Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. In a judicial review judgment delivered on April 28, Justic
Nunatsiaq Online | 11 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: MMIW inquiry must have Inuit-run component, Pauktuutit says About Inuit, by Inuit, for Inuit. That's the message from Pauktuutit, the national Inuit women's organization. The organization is calling for Inuit-controlled leadership during the upcoming national inquiry on missing and murdered Indigenous women.
Nunatsiaq Online | 13 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Lawyers argue over sentencing of Nunavut killer The defence lawyer for Kimmirut-born Pauloosie Padluq, who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in August 2015, asked the Nunavut Court of Justice April 29 for a lenient sentence for his client to bolster Padluq's chances of rehabilitation. Lawyer James Morto
Nunatsiaq Online | 14 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Mining company, school partner for Nunavut trades training Uluadluak is only 18, but she just finished making a purple-and-black parka for a friend. The Baker Lake high school student also crochets, thanks to her mom's fine instruction. But last week, she was a hairdresser. “I like fixing people's hair,”
Nunatsiaq Online | May 2, 2016 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
LETTERS: Iqaluit should do more to protect pedestrians Now that another storm season has passed (one hopes) are you sure it's not time for Iqaluit City Council to admit to a glaring failure and finally remove the broken cedar posts that blight the city and force people, more often than not, to walk directly
Nunatsiaq Online | May 2, 2016 5:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
LETTERS: Nunavut lands referendum information campaign is a failure The Government of Nunavut has decided to hold a referendum to ask Nunavummiut whether land should be sold privately within municipalities. I am writing to voice concerns about the information presented throughout the consultation process. The general time
Nunatsiaq Online | May 2, 2016 3:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut Justice department promotes remedies under family abuse act The Government of Nunavut wants to remind Nunavummiut of the legal tools they can use to address violence in their homes. And that's a good thing, says the president of the national Inuit women's organization, because most women don't know what thos
Nunatsiaq Online | May 2, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend