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NEWS: Arctic Inspiration Prize shortlists three projects for $1 million prize The Qaggiq project has been shortlisted as a finalist for this year's Arctic Inspiration Prize, a $1 million dollar fund targeting wellness projects across Canada's North. The Qaggiq project, spearheaded by the Iqaluit-based Qaggiavuut Society, is a t
Nunatsiaq Online | 11 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavik to get more bandwidth, 4G upgrade, new satellite provider KUUJJUAQ — The Kativik Regional Government has awarded a contract for new satellite services that could triple the amounts of bandwidth available across Nunavik by the end of next year. The KRG, which runs Nunavik's Tamaani Internet, will finish its c
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NEWS: GN workplace unrest will remain top priority for Nunavut MLA During the most recent sitting of Nunavut's legislature in Iqaluit, an important issue, raised separately by four MLAs, surfaced repeatedly: the territorial government's failed attempts to handle internal workplace conflict and bullying. And if Iqalui
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NEWS: Inuit Circumpolar Council to promote Arctic agenda at COP 21 Inuit and Saami representatives will arrive in Paris Nov. 30 for the start of the Conference of Parties, or COP 21, the 21st annual meeting of the nation states that make up the United Nations Framework on Climate Change, where the vice president of Inuit
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NEWS: Growing Nunavut community opens bigger hamlet office People in Arviat have something new to celebrate: the opening of their community's new $10-million hamlet office. They joined Nunavut's minister of Community and Government Services, Arviat South MLA Joe Savikataaq and Arviat Mayor Bob Leonard Nov. 24
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NEWS: Quebec artist “borrows” Tanya Tagaq's music: Nunavut singer furious Award-winning Nunavut singer Tanya Tagaq is enraged over the unauthorized use of her music in a film called “On the North,” which was screened this past weekend at the Montreal International Documentary Festival. In a series of tweets Nov. 24 and Nov.
Nunatsiaq Online | Nov 25, 2015 9:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Hey kids! Want after-school fun? Go to class, Nunavut school says Starting Nov. 24, if you want your kids to participate in after-school activities at Nanook elementary school in Apex, you'll have to make sure they're in school all day — and that they don't arrive late. That was the message to parents and guardi
Nunatsiaq Online | Nov 25, 2015 7:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Big workload, job vacancies, hinder Nunavut languages commissioner Empty desks at the Office of the Languages Commissioner of Nunavut are to blame for many of the challenges the organization faces trying to be a watchdog for language rights across the territory. That's the main takeaway for MLAs after a full day spent
Nunatsiaq Online | Nov 25, 2015 4:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Iqaluit council moves fast on bleak financial position (Updated Nov. 25, 11:20 a.m.) In their second meeting since being sworn into office, Iqaluit city councillors continued their push to fix the city's sinking finances by pushing a flurry of bylaws through first and second reading Nov. 24. Muhamud Hassan,
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NEWS: Nunavik regional government councillors elect new chair KUUJJUAQ — Nunavik's Kativik Regional Government councillors elected the regional government's first new chairperson in a decade on Nov. 24. Jennifer Watkins, a Kuujjuaq municipal councillor and health board administrator, surprised many when she wo
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