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NEWS: Canadian Forces invite Iqalummiut to Op Nanook community day Iqaluit residents will get a chance to see some of the hardware involved in Operation Nanook Aug. 23, when Canadian Forces hold a community day in the city centre. The day-long event takes place during the annual Arctic exercise, which involves two scenar
Nunatsiaq Online | 12 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Cape Dorset man surrenders to police after 10-hour standoff Updated at 12:00 p.m. An adult male has surrendered to police in Cape Dorset after an early morning standoff in the Baffin community. Ten hours after RCMP first responded to a call about an armed man in a local residence, police say the man is now in cust
Nunatsiaq Online | 16 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Rankin Inlet hosts final hearings on Meliadine gold project Final hearings on Agnico Eagle Mines' Meliadine project begin today, Aug. 21, in Rankin Inlet — the final chance for the Nunavut Impact Review Board to assess the Meliadine gold mine proposal. If given the go-ahead, the mine, linked to Rankin Inlet by
Nunatsiaq Online | 17 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut school curriculum changes to start this January Nunavut schools won't be seeing any major changes to curriculum for the 2014-2015 school year until January, according to school authorities, when the department of education begins to roll out a new literacy program in elementary schools. Changes that
Nunatsiaq Online | 19 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Iqaluit women stomp their way onto local arts scene Slap, stomp, stomp. It's a long way from the southern tip of Africa to the Canadian Arctic, but its rhythms have recently been heard coming out of an Iqaluit garage, a yoga studio and more recently, on stage at arts events held in Nunavut's capital. A
Nunatsiaq Online | 21 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Cape Dorset hosts 20th Eastern Arctic elders' gathering Elders from across Nunavut and Nunavik are gathering in Cape Dorset this week for the 20th annual Eastern Arctic elders' gathering. “Everybody's really excited to see each other again,” Cape Dorset mayor Palaya Qiatsuk told Nunatsiaq News Aug. 20.
Nunatsiaq Online | Aug 20, 2014 7:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: New film looks at old Inuit practice of multiple spouses A new film by Inuk documentarian Alethea Arnaquq-Baril aims to revive dialogue on the Inuit practice of having multiple spouses — a practice that ended abruptly with colonization, Arnaquq-Baril told Nunatsiaq News Aug. 19. Aviliaq is a 10-minute romanti
Nunatsiaq Online | Aug 20, 2014 6:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Kivalliq schools fill last teacher jobs as classes begin across Nunavut Even though schools in Nunavut's Kivalliq region started 2014-15 short on teachers in most communities, all classes have started on schedule. On Aug. 18, when all but Arviat's Arnalukjuak High School were officially back in session, Kivalliq School Op
Nunatsiaq Online | Aug 20, 2014 5:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
EDITORIAL: A bad idea It's no surprise that northern Canada's private Inuit associations and birthright corporations are delighted to learn that Ottawa has just made them eligible to take money out of two big federal government infrastructure funds: the New Canada Building
Nunatsiaq Online | Aug 20, 2014 11:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Quebec police to investigate incident in Nunavik community A young Nunavik man has been medevaced to Montreal with serious injuries following an apparent shooting in Kuujjuaq early Aug. 19. Kativik Regional Police Force officers responded to a call at 9:30 a.m. about an “armed and violent” man walking through
Nunatsiaq Online | Aug 19, 2014 8:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend