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NEWS: Nunavut administrator charged with fraud, theft A long-time senior administrator for the hamlet of Baker Lake has been charged with fraud and theft, following the discovery of a large amount of cash in a local residence May 27. Early May 27, Dennis Zettler called the local RCMP to report a theft from h
Nunatsiaq Online | May 27, 2016 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Human resources, poverty strategy on tap for Nunavut legislature Here's a question that many would like the Government of Nunavut to answer:How effective has the GN's human resource division been since the government dissolved its standalone department in 2013? That question will dominate the agenda when legislator
Nunatsiaq Online | May 27, 2016 6:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavik organizations draft crisis response plan Nunavik's regional organizations say they've together drafted a Nunavik Crisis Response Plan to address the high number of suicides the region has suffered so far in 2016. Leaders of Nunavik's regional organizations, including Makivik Corp., the Kat
Nunatsiaq Online | May 27, 2016 5:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Exhibit puts faces, names to Canada's Eskimo ID tag system One of the photographs in Barry Pottle's long-running photography exhibit shows a smiling Leena Alivatuk holding up a medallion attached to a silver chain around her neck. It's not your typical piece of jewellery, but an important — if not controver
Nunatsiaq Online | May 27, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Workplace harassment debates coming soon to Nunavut legislature When Nunavut MLAs meet in Iqaluit May 31 to begin the summer 2016 sitting of the legislature, they will spend most of that session tackling a serious problem, Iqaluit-Niaqunnguu MLA Pat Angnakak said May 24. That problem: the Government of Nunavut's bro
Nunatsiaq Online | May 27, 2016 12:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut snowboarder enjoys Canada's longest ski season While the ski season has wound down everywhere else in the country, one of the territory's few serious snowboarders is still happily shredding hills that surround his hometown of Grise Fiord. And he's got them all to himself. Etuangat Akeeagok, 20, is
Nunatsiaq Online | May 27, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
COMMENTARY: Legal Ease, May 25 After I wrote a short piece on emergency protection orders, which are civil orders that restrain family abuse, I received a number of emails asking if they could be used to restrain bootleggers or drug pushers. The short answer is no — the existing syst
Nunatsiaq Online | May 26, 2016 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: NTI welcomes new Nunavut government employee survey The first Nunavut Government Employees Survey is underway this month for territorial and federal employees in Nunavut. The survey comes as a result of a settlement agreement reached between Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. and the federal government last year. A go
Nunatsiaq Online | May 26, 2016 5:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavik Parks entices weekend visitors this summer Nunavik Parks is encouraging Nunavimmiut to get out and enjoy the region's parks this year, with the return of its “Weekends in the Parks” summer packages. For the second year in a row, Nunavik Parks is offering discovery packages at discounted pric
Nunatsiaq Online | May 26, 2016 3:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Western Nunavut town under brief lockdown May 25 (Updated, 12:55 p.m.) Cambridge Bay was in a brief period of upheaval during the afternoon of May 25, when two situations led to the lock-down of the high school and then of other offices in this western Nunavut community of 1,800. “Everything is okay n
Nunatsiaq Online | May 26, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend