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NEWS: DFO closes fishery in Salluit during fuel spill clean up The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans has temporarily closed the Salluit fiord to harvesting following a fuel leak outside the Nunavik community Oct. 7. In a notice sent out to Nunavik's hunting, trapping and fishing organizations Oct. 9, the D
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EDITORIAL: Iqaluit's three big tasks Look out, Iqaluit. Those of you who still watch news on television will be well aware of the big federal election that's scheduled for Oct. 19. And most of you will, at least, have heard about the four people who seek to represent Nunavut in the House o
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NEWS: Legal Ease, Oct. 9 In Canadian law, people of Aboriginal background face a different sentencing regime than other Canadians. The concept for differential sentencing comes from a realization that Aboriginal Canadians are sent to jail at rates far above their proportion of th
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NEWS: Nunavut municipal leaders blast airline codeshare deal CAMBRIDGE BAY — Home for Thanksgiving? “Hopefully we get home for Thanksgiving to start some cooking and baking at 1 o'clock,” said Dorothy Gibbons, the director of finance for the Hamlet of Whale Cove, during a discussion of scheduled airline ser
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NEWS: Airline bosses defend codeshare scheme against Inuit org's complaints First Air and Canadian North executives made no apologies during a presentation of their controversial codeshare arrangement at the Qikiqtani Inuit Association annual general meeting Oct. 8 in Iqaluit. “In order to provide sustainable air services to No
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NEWS: More delays, cash shortages for Nunavut land use final hearing Hunters like Alex Ishalook in Nunavut's Kivalliq region are keen to ensure caribou calving grounds are protected from any and all development when Nunavut finally gets a territory-wide land use plan. But they'll have to wait a while longer to find out
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NEWS: Inuit Heritage Trust rolls out new booklets on archeology in Nunavut You're out on the land and you see a rock, which, when you pick it up, turns out to be a very old soapstone qulliq. You take the stone lamp home where it sits on a shelf, but then you decide that you want to know more about its age and who made it. But
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NEWS: Codeshare deal not working for western Nunavut, KIA says CAMBRIDGE BAY — If Canadian North's vice president Peter McCart hoped for positive feedback on the airline's codeshare arrangement with First Air while in Cambridge Bay Oct. 7 at the Kitikmeot Inuit Association's annual general meeting, he was dis
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NEWS: Shipping company cleans up fuel spill outside Nunavik community A Transport Desgagnés tanker spilled an estimated 2,000 to 3,000 litres of fuel while offloading in Salluit Oct. 7, the company says. The company's vessel, the M/T Sarah, was delivering fuel products to its final community this season, and, in its fina
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NEWS: Western Nunavut youth, elders grapple with tough topics at CamBay meeting CAMBRIDGE BAY — Elder Annie Neglak of Cambridge Bay says she no longer wants to head to the local stores after the monthly pension cheques arrive at the post office. “Adults and grandchildren cling to them so they can [take their money and] support th
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