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NEWS: Man drowns near Nunavut's Kekerten Island: RCMP A man has drowned on a hunting trip near Pangnirtung. Sgt. David Lawson, spokesperson for the Nunavut RCMP, said May 25 that the fatality involved a motor vehicle accident during a hunting trip near Kekerten Island, in Cumberland Sound, at around 8:30 p.m
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NEWS: Research icebreaker sets sail to put Nunavut, Nunavik under microscope With a farewell blast of its horn, the Canadian Coast Guard's research icebreaker, the Amundsen, set out May 25 with a shipload of researchers on board who will spend the next 133 days looking at, among other things, the health of Inuit in Nunavik. Alon
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NEWS: Prince Charles set to visit Nunavut capital ahead of Canada Day Dust off your fancy fascinators, Nunavummiut. Charles, Prince of Wales, and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, will descend on Iqaluit, June 29, as part of their upcoming royal tour, just days ahead of Canada's 150th birthday celebration. While
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NEWS: What you read on from May 14 to May 21 The sentencing of a Nunavut teacher for a historic sexual assault that occurred in his classroom led the list of most-read stories this past week. The story concerned Emil Arnalak, 57, of Arviat, who pleaded guilty in 2014 to sexual ass
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FEATURES: The Arctic building where it's summer all year long Planning a trip to Iqaluit? If so, make sure you pack your swimming suit and be ready to enjoy temperatures of 28 C all year round. That's because this Arctic city's new $40.5 million aquatic centre means swimming suits are now as essential as warm bo
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LETTERS: In memoriam: John Paterson Paton Jack Paton, our Dad, was a smiley man. He seemed happy and light-hearted throughout our life with him. Jack was the only son of Mary-Ann (Molly) and Paterson Paton, born at Doonfoot, Ayr, in Scotland. His father died when Jack was six. In his teen years h
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NEWS: Nunavut Arctic College colours fall flat at Iqaluit council Iqaluit city councillors made more than a few snarky remarks over a proposed charcoal colour scheme for Nunavut Arctic College's new Iqaluit campus building during a presentation by designers, May 24. Construction on the $30-million project, which will
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NEWS: Senator says Nunavut jail system acts as homeless shelter Standing May 23 in front of a town-hall style meeting at the Iqaluit soup kitchen, Senator Kim Pate told the crowd what she had seen that afternoon during her visit to the capital's three adult correction centres. “They were all Inuit prisoners, men a
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NEWS: Nunavut RCMP arrest 24-year-old Gjoa Haven man after stabbing Police have arrested a 24-year-old man who now faces charges of aggravated assault following an early morning stabbing May 23 in Gjoa Haven. Local RCMP officers responded to a residence in the community of roughly 1,300 at about 7:30 a.m. local time, wher
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NEWS: Nunavut community invites MMIWG inquiry to bring healing, closure When Laura MacKenzie first heard about the launch of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, she knew it would be a good opportunity to bring healing and closure to her home community of Rankin Inlet. Almost 14 years ago and a ter
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