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NEWS: In memory of Annie Pootoogook: savvy artist, impish trailblazer OTTAWA—She was influenced by a long line of strong, celebrated female artists and then stepped outside their shadows to win for herself a unique and permanent place in the fickle world of contemporary art. And as Annie Pootoogook matured as an artist, c
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NEWS: Nunavut Inuit question investigation, police response to Annie Pootoogook's death Nunavut Inuit are calling on the Ottawa Police Service to take tougher action against one of its members accused of posting a racist online reaction to the death of artist Annie Pootoogook. The acclaimed Cape Dorset artist was found dead in Ottawa's Rid
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NEWS: What you read on from Sept. 18 to Sept. 25 There's little surprise about which of the past week's stories ranked as the most-read on, according to Google Analytics. Everyone in Nunavut was impacted Sept. 22, when all schools closed due to territory-wide bomb threats, with th
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NEWS: Iqaluit deep sea port on schedule, Nunavut official says Work on Iqaluit's future deep sea port is progressing steadily towards a completion date in 2020, representatives from Nunavut's department of Community and Government Services told Iqaluit city councillors Sept. 27 in a project update. “The time-fr
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NEWS: Who pays the cleanup bill? Nunavut board mulls Doris North cleanup fund TMAC Resources Inc. said Sept. 23 they will agree to put up $30 million for a fund to pay for the future cleanup of the Doris North mine, even though they believe that sum is likely too high. That comes nearly two weeks after the conclusion of a public he
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NEWS: Fundraising donations bring nourishment Western Nunavut food bank CAMBRIDGE BAY—Cadets fanned out around town collecting food donations from residents, volunteers canvassed businesses for money, and the community elders van filled up with food during this past week's “fill the van campaign” for the Cambridge Bay
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NEWS: Nunavut stresses prevention on World Rabies Day, Sept. 28 On Sept. 28, World Rabies Day, the Government of Nunavut is urging Nunavummiut to protect themselves and their loved ones by getting their pets vaccinated. Rabies, a deadly virus that can infect animals and humans, affects the central nervous system, caus
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NEWS: Iqaluit French school loses students due to lack of space: CSFN Nunavut's French-language school board says that, for a third year running, no Grade 9 students will be enrolled at the board's only school in Iqaluit, École des Trois-Soleils, even though accommodating them right now will not require the use of extr
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NEWS: Suicide prevention requires federal help, Nunavut and northern leaders say Northern Canada needs more money, cultural support and long-term funding stability from the federal government if it hopes to reduce the alarmingly high rate of suicide throughout the territory. That's according to the Nunavut cabinet minister responsib
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NEWS: Tundra harvests make dollars and scents for Kuujjuaq producers KUUJJUAQ—Emina Gordon, 14, like many Nunavimmiut, grew up picking berries in the late summer and fall around her home community of Kuujjuaq. There's one plant, however, that Gordon had never picked before, until this year: Labrador tea, a hearty and f
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