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Marie-Josée Barry-Gosselin (right) and Christine Renaud
Lawyers for the Viens Commission said there were 22 waves of suicides in Inuit communities in Quebec's Nunavik region between 2001 and 2015, but no chief coroner has ever called a public inquest into what can be done to prevent deaths in the future. [...]
Sat, Aug 18, 2018
Source: CBC North
Lawyers for the Viens Commission said there were 22 waves of suicides in Inuit communities in Quebec's Nunavik region between 2001 and 2015, but no chief coroner has ever called a public inquest into what can be done to prevent deaths in the future. [...]
Sat, Aug 18, 2018
Source: CBC North
Raven Decoine-Wood
Decoine-Wood has black hair with blonde streaks and blue eyes, according to police. She is five feet six inches tall and 150 pounds. She also has distinctive chest tattoos, including a diamond and a heart. [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: CBC North
Decoine-Wood has black hair with blonde streaks and blue eyes, according to police. She is five feet six inches tall and 150 pounds. She also has distinctive chest tattoos, including a diamond and a heart. [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: CBC North
I collect Inuktitut Bibles, among other rare Inuktitut-language items. The older the better. But one of the most treasured items in my collection is not terribly old. It is a copy of “The First Book of Moses Called Genesis,” published in London by the British and Foreign Bible Society in [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Kakivak Association will receive $2.6 million in federal funding over the next three years from the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency to continue its entrepreneurship and business development program. That's less money than what was offered during the program's first funding agreement three years ago. Then, CanNor provided a total of [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Three people died and two people, including the pilot, were treated after a Simpson Air flight went down Thursday night in the Northwest Territories. [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: CBC North
Simpson Air Cessna 206
The Transportation Safety Board confirmed there was an incident on a Simpson Air flight. They are not giving any more details. [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: CBC North
Canada's national Inuit organization handed out six awards to individuals and organizations with connections to the Inuvialuit region at an event held in Inuvik on Tuesday night to kick off this year's annual general meeting of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami. ITK presents such awards annually, choosing people from the region in which [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
The Nunavut RCMP are looking for leads on a break and enter at Kugluktuk's power plant that led to a loss of power throughout the western Nunavut community. On Monday, Aug. 13, the RCMP received a call to tip them off about the break and enter. “Culprits had gained entry through a [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Iqaluit's five-year-old municipal cemetery in Apex is flooding again, and one resident is calling the $1.33-million graveyard a risk to public safety. Over the most recent long weekend, Courtney White took her three-year-old daughter to the graveyard, so the young child could visit her father's grave. But while walking through the muddy [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Dinaga Wekehodi
Whitebeach Point lies within Dinaga Wek'ehodi in the Tlicho language, which, perhaps appropriately, translates to 'to be kept protected.' It's a 790-square-kilometre swath of land on the north arm of Great Slave Lake. [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: CBC North
Whitebeach Point lies within Dinaga Wek'ehodi in the Tlicho language, which, perhaps appropriately, translates to 'to be kept protected.' The original proposal called for a 790-square-kilometre swath of land on the north arm of Great Slave Lake. [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: CBC North
Juneau, Alaska
The WWF says new regulations are needed to make sure water used on Arctic ships is properly treated. A spokesperson says grey water can be even 'more harmful than sewage.' [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: CBC North
The WWF says new regulations are needed to make sure water used on Arctic ships is properly treated. A spokesperson says grey water can be even 'more harmful than sewage.' [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: CBC North
brandon oolayou
Nunavummiut are still telling stories of the bowhead whale hunt outside of Iqaluit, including one about Brandon Oolayou, a young hunter who was hit by the whale. [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: CBC North
Nunavummiut are still telling stories of the bowhead whale hunt outside of Iqaluit, including one about Brandon Oolayou, a young hunter who was hit by the whale. [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: CBC North
Emaciated Polar Bear SeaLegacy
One year after a controversial video that linked an emaciated polar bear to climate change, National Geographic has published an article on what went wrong. [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: CBC North
One year after a controversial video that linked an emaciated polar bear to climate change, National Geographic has published an article on what went wrong. [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: CBC North