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NEWS: GN ponders new ways of doing Nunavut medical, duty travel When the Government of Nunavut concludes its next medical and duty travel contracts with airlines in 2019, it could be done under radically different terms, according to a new GN request for proposals that seeks a specialist to help them look at the aviat
Nunatsiaq Online | 4 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Science minister promotes Arctic research, traditional knowledge As the summer research season gets underway in the Arctic, many scientists are travelling north—but only one of those scientists is also a federal cabinet minister. Science Minister Kirsty Duncan visited Nunavut July 17 to July 21 to meet with scientist
Nunatsiaq Online | 6 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Grand opening of new Iqaluit air terminal delayed one month The official opening of Iqaluit's new 9,000-square-foot airport terminal will take place a month later than previously announced, with final preparations at the new facility expected to continue into August. Nunavut's Department of Community and Gover
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NEWS: Police investigate homicide of Nunavik teenager Quebec provincial police are investigating the suspected homicide of a 14-year-old girl in the Nunavik community of Inukjuak. Kativik Regional Police Force officers found the teenage girl deceased behind a home in the Hudson coast community in the early e
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 24, 2017 6:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: GN offers funding for men's groups, activities The Government of Nunavut is now accepting applications to fund initiatives that will help teach traditional skills and address trauma among Nunavummiut men and boys. The department of Family Services is accepting proposals until Aug. 18 for community-bas
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 24, 2017 5:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Lack of Canada 150 funding threatens to ground Arctic aviation tour The August opening of Iqaluit's airport will be short one air show, unless the Canadian Arctic Aviation Tour can come up with a million dollars. One week after the Canada 150th pan-Arctic aviation tour announced that it has run out of money, there is st
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 24, 2017 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Parents step up to head off daycare closure in western Nunavut The daycare centre in Cambridge Bay is back on track after a close call with indefinite closure—thanks to concerned parents. The service, run by the non-profit Cambridge Bay Daycare Society, was forced to shut its doors July 17 and 18. “This closure w
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 24, 2017 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Ottawa police investigate death of Nunavut man Police are investigating the sudden death of an Arviat man on July 21. On Friday, officers in the Kivalliq community started a criminal investigation, which brought them to a local home, the RCMP said in a July 22 release. When they arrived, they heard th
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 24, 2017 11:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Inuit youth unveil latest mural in downtown Ottawa SPECIAL TO NUNATSIAQ NEWS OTTAWA—A pink, two-headed owl the side of the Bell Media building in Ottawa's Byward Market is more than just a decorative picture to brighten up the neighbourhood. It's a reminder that there are many ways of looking at, an
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 21, 2017 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: MMIWG stop in Nunavut delayed by a week The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women's only Nunavut hearing has been delayed by a week, as part of the latest revised schedule released on July 19 that sets back hearings for two other communities. The new date for Rankin Inle
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 21, 2017 5:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend