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NEWS: U.S. agency aims to keep better tabs on Arctic weather, changing climate The U.S. National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration has announced a five-year-long project to help better understand and predict weather and changing climate in its Arctic region. The initiative is part of NOAA's newly-released Arctic action plan, a
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NEWS: Northern research must be directed, informed by northerners, Polar Commission says For northerners to cope with the escalating wave of economic, social and climactic changes, scientists and researchers must learn to cooperate more — with each other and with northern stakeholders — says a new report from the Canadian Polar Commission
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NEWS: Nunavut residents honoured for bravery and public service Amaujaq Groves was only four years old in December 2007, when his baby sister started choking on her cereal. But the pre-schooler reacted with the wisdom of someone many times his age. Groves quickly stuck his finger in his sister's mouth and pulled out
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NEWS: Iqaluit councillor quits five committee chairmanships Lashing out at what he called an absence of administrative support, Iqaluit city councillor Kenny Bell resigned from his chairmanships on five city committees at an April 22 meeting. Mayor John Graham and seven fellow councillors accepted Bell's resigna
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NEWS: Revived Inuit Art Foundation eyes international audience TORONTO — Artists across Inuit Nunangat say they continue to face challenges that include finding tools and space to create, as well as accessing markets to sell their work. That's what a 13-stop, 18-month-long consultation process led by the Inuit Ar
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NEWS: Nunavut teachers charged for keeping booze in dry community Three Coral Harbour teachers will face a judge later this month after being charged with unlawful possession of alcohol in the dry community. Last February, the Sakku School teachers were charged under the Nunavut Liquor Act. Possession of liquor is prohi
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NEWS: Faulty fuel truck in Taloyoak a nuisance, but not affecting flights The First Air and Canadian North airlines each say trouble with a fuel dispenser at the Taloyoak airport has not affected their flight schedules to the community. Airport authorities discovered trouble with the dispenser on the airport's fuel truck Apri
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NEWS: Nunavut's Alianait hopes to become unique circumpolar festival While it's been an informal part of their mandate since 2007, the Alianait Arts Festival staff and board of directors want to put a new focus on circumpolar performers within a new five-year strategic plan released this week. Executive Director Heather
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NEWS: Nunavut judge wants to finish Dejeager trial on week of May 26 Justice Robert Kilpatrick is insisting that the trial of former Oblate missionary Eric Dejaeger be wrapped up, as scheduled, during the week of May 26. The trial is still in an adjournment — the third break in proceedings since it began five months ago
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