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NEWS: HTO tries to suspend Nunavut uranium mine hearing Hunters and trappers from Baker Lake have submitted a formal request to suspend a final hearing into the Kiggavik uranium project near their community. But the Nunavut Impact Review Board, which is conducting the hearing to assess Areva Canada's Kiggavi
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NEWS: Nunavut must do more to reduce violence against women, MLA says Though the Government of Nunavut doesn't support a national inquiry on missing and murdered indigenous women, MLAs who attended a national roundtable on the issue, Feb. 27, said the territory needs to do more to protect women and children from violence.
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NEWS: Nunavik launches Arctic guide training KUUJJUAQ — The South has offered its expertise to the North for decades in the form of fly-in professionals and consultants. But when it comes to tourism in Nunavik, its regional government wants to build that expertise among local Inuit. “Our main go
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NEWS: First a vision, now a declaration: new talks on Nunavik self-government KUUJJUAQ — Nunavik's Parnasimautik report may be signed and complete, but the process of engaging Inuit in the region appears to have just begun. Parnasimautik, or Plan Nunavik, is the result of years of consultation across the region to develop a blu
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NEWS: The magic of ice music returns to Nunavut's capital Iqalungmiut will get a chance to hear the sound of ice music again March 7 and March 8 when Terje Isungset returns to the territorial capital to perform using instruments hewn from lake water. The Norwegian musician will showcase jazzy tracks from his rec
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NEWS: Nunavut health minister defends scope of Cape Dorset nurse review Nunavut Health Minister Paul Okalik fended off questions in the Legislative Assembly in Iqaluit March 2 about criticisms that lawyer Katherine Peterson's external review into the 2012 death of a three-month old infant in Cape Dorset is too narrow in sco
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NEWS: The North's big chill to continue through spring, forecast predicts Tired of the deep freeze this winter? Don't put away your heavy parka just yet: the Weather Network's long-range weather forecast shows below normal temperatures continuing for most of northern Canada. The good news — some of Baffin Island and Nunav
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NEWS: Strike action at Nunavut power utility gains 92 per cent support Following the break-down of mediated wage-benefit talks this past December, 92 per cent of unionized workers at the Qulliq Energy Corp. have voted in favour of a strike, the Public Service Alliance of Canada said March 3 in a news release. “Members are
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NEWS: MLA takes Nunavut to task for opposing national MMIW inquiry The Nunavut government's opposition to a national inquiry on missing and murdered indigenous women is “unfortunate,” Tununiq MLA Joe Enook said March 2 in the legislative assembly. “We seem to be abandoning our fellow aboriginal people because we
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NEWS: Nunavut MLA demands elders' care facility for Rankin Inlet Nunavut may have the smallest proportion of seniors in the country but Alexander Sammurtok, the MLA for Rankin Inlet South, wants to be sure the territory is ready to accommodate the territory's growing elderly population with a full-service 24-hour fac
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