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NEWS: Ottawa marks legal protection of 12-year-old Nunavut national park Like they say, it's better late than never. Though the federal government “created” Ukkusiksalik National Park in 2003, the granting of legally-enforceable protected status to the 20,800-square-kilometre area surrrounding the Kivalliq region's Wag
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 3, 2015 6:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Iqaluit photographer raises $3,000 for help line Mark Aspland, a videographer based in Iqaluit, is proving that good intentions can translate into good money. Aspland, originally from Ontario but now working for Atiigo Media in Iqaluit, began selling stunning photographs and videos online in January to
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 3, 2015 4:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Federal government will continue to issue benefits by cheque If residents of Nunavut and Nunavik are worried about plans to phase out federal benefit cheques in favour of a direct deposit system, they shouldn't be, says the federal agency that issues those cheques. In 2012, the federal government announced plans
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 3, 2015 12:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut-Toronto mural project finds new canvas It's been a whirlwind experience these past few weeks for the people behind Piliriqatigiingniq, a giant mural project that will bring Nunavut youth to Canada's largest city this month. First, the two-storey mural wall secured in downtown Toronto by ar
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 3, 2015 11:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Review into Nunavut baby's death progressing toward fall completion Katherine Peterson, tasked with reviewing the actions taken by the Government of Nunavut after the 2012 death of a Cape Dorset infant, says she's confident her report will give Nunavummiut answers to questions still swirling around the tragedy. That mea
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 3, 2015 09:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavimmiut save on motor oil, camping fuel Nunavik residents can now catch a break on the cost of snowmobile motor oil and camping fuel in the region. The Kativik Regional Government and Makivik Corp. announced the two items are now eligible for a 30 per cent discount under their cost of living re
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 2, 2015 6:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Montreal police look for clues in death of Inuk woman from Nunavik Montreal police are asking for the public's help in piecing together the circumstances that led to a young Inuk woman's death last month. Police discovered the body of 29-year-old Nellie Angutiguluk May 18 in an apartment in Montreal's Côte-des-Nei
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 2, 2015 4:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Summer reads from Inhabit Media Nunavut's first and only publishing house continues to produce colourful and modern versions of Inuit storytelling, packaged with its trademark whimsical illustrations. Have a look at some of Inhabit's latest offerings targeted for young readers betwe
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 2, 2015 3:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Inuit, Nunavummiut claimants still lag in IAP applications As the Independent Assessment Process winds down, a federal secretariat is on the lookout for former residential school students with unresolved claims, including more than 200 Inuit applicants. The IAP provides compensation to former students for serious
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 2, 2015 12:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: After 10-year wait, Nunavut's new wildlife regulations come into force After more than 10 years of waiting, the Nunavut government has announced long-awaited Wildlife Act regulations to replace earlier rules inherited from the Northwest Territories that date to the 1980s. Starting July 1, 10 sets of new wildlife regulations
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 2, 2015 11:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend