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NEWS: Botched 2014 NTCL sealift leaves west Nunavut town dusty in 2016 If you're in the western Nunavut town of Cambridge Bay, you will have to put up with dusty streets this summer. That's because the municipality's cold-damaged supply of dust supressant can't be used. And that all has to do with a botched sealift d
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 22, 2016 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut government issues RFP for Kitikmeot air ambulance service The Government of Nunavut has issued a Request For Proposals for a new air ambulance service contract in western Nunavut's Kitikmeot region. The RFP, tendered June 14, remains open until Aug. 3. Since December 2011, the region has been serviced by Air T
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 22, 2016 6:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Record-breaking rainfall drenches Nunavut's capital “So you're getting a bit sick of the rain, are you? I don't blame you.” Environment Canada meteorologist Brian Proctor sympathized with rain-weary Iqalungmiut July 22. Residents woke up July 22 to bloated creeks, flooded rivers and washed-out road
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 22, 2016 5:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Zimbabwean refugee fights for freedom back home, from Nunavut “I'm safe, but I'm not safe.” That's how Zimbabwe-born Francisca Mandeya, who arrived in Iqaluit as a convention refugee in 2015, describes her activism from the relative safety of her new home country. “Fighting from the outside has given me
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 22, 2016 3:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: QC gets 30 per cent of Nunavut shrimp after Ottawa leans on NWMB The shrimp harvest quota for waters adjacent to the Nunavut Settlement Area will now be shared between two Baffin fishing companies, the Qikiqtaaluk Corp. and Baffin Fisheries Coalition, following a new, Ottawa-influenced ruling by the Nunavut Wildlife Ma
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 22, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut park gets makeover, approval of huge fuel cache Parks Canada will make some big changes at its most northerly and remote park this summer including renovating and expanding facilities and greatly increasing the amount of aviation fuel stored on site. Both projects, in Quttinirpaaq National Park on Elle
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 22, 2016 12:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
LETTERS: Resolute mayor thanks those who supported youth project Dear editor, my name is Ross Pudluk, mayor of Resolute Bay. I ran for mayor mostly to help our youth, who are usually neglected after school is closed for the summer. With the wonderful help of our hamlet youth committee, I got together with our tireless
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 22, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Once again, northern premiers say no, nay, never to a carbon tax As discussions on climate change and the economy ramp up at a meeting of Canada's premiers this week, Nunavut Premier Taptuna and his counterparts in the Northwest Territories and Yukon have re-iterated their opposition to a national carbon tax. Yukon P
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 21, 2016 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
COMMENTARY: Legal Ease, July 21 I often have calls from people saying they want to sue for libel or slander. Both are valid claims and can lead to large damages, but they are not available just because someone says something mean. The key issue in either claim is an impact on a person
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 21, 2016 6:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: GN to host second round of Education Act consultations in August The Government of Nunavut will launch a second round of consultations through the month og August on its proposed changes to the territory's Education Act. The Department of Education is currently in the process of gathering feedback on its proposal, wh
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 21, 2016 3:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend