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ITK candidates
Members of the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami are in Inuvik this week, preparing for its annual general meeting and presidential election. [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source: CBC North
COPENHAGEN—The Government of Nunavut and the federal government deployed roughly 100 health personnel to Qikiqtarjuaq for a military-like public health operation earlier this year, during which they commandeered the community centre for a fully equipped medical clinic and laboratory. Their goal: to tackle an outbreak of tuberculosis in this Baffin community [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Yellowknife visitor centre in city hall
City councillors voted to adopt a new visitor services strategy, including a downtown visitor centre but it's unclear when it may open. [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source: CBC North
This is the third of the profiles of the three candidates running for the position of president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami to appear in Nunatsiaq News. The election will take place in Inuvik on Aug. 16. As the incumbent candidate in upcoming presidential elections for Canada's national Inuit organization, Inuit [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Dylan Cozens
After winning a gold medal at a world championship on Saturday, the 17-year-old is now looking at his upcoming season with the Lethbridge Hurricanes. [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source: CBC North
Yellowknife courthouse fall 2014
Norman Hache, a 37-year-old Yellowknife man who led a serious cocaine-trafficking ring in the Northwest Territories, has been granted day parole, followed by full parole. [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source: CBC North
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
A 30-year-old Pond Inlet man, Billy Arnakallak, is in custody after an attempted break and enter. On Aug. 3, Pond Inlet RCMP received a call about a man making lewd comments to a woman. He allegedly followed her to her home and when she was inside the residence, the man started to [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Canada's first Inuit member of Parliament, Peter Ittinuar, says he'd prioritize more face-to-face communication and tangible action he if were chosen as the new president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami. ITK's board of directors will elect the organization's new president on Aug. 16 during its annual general meeting in Inuvik, N.W.T. Ittinuar [...]
Mon, Aug 13, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
The Qikiqtani Inuit Association has doubled its daycare subsidy for eligible parents in the region, the organization announced last week. Last fall, the Baffin organization launched a $5-a-day subsidy for Inuit parents across the region who have children enrolled at licensed child care centres. Now, the QIA said it's bumping that subsidy [...]
Mon, Aug 13, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
COPENHAGEN—Arctic health care practitioners and researchers are meeting in Copenhagen this week for the 17th International Congress on Circumpolar Health, focused on the shared goal of “Moving Circumpolar Health Forward.” “We wish to focus on what the future may bring to health of populations in circumpolar areas, and how health of [...]
Mon, Aug 13, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
NEAR KEFLAVIK, ICELAND—Some places in the Arctic appear luckier than others: while Iqaluit worries about its municipal water supply, Iceland has managed to transform its plentiful underground geothermal water into a source of power, heating and money. Behind this Icelandic miracle is the Blue Lagoon, a spa complex with a Disney [...]
Mon, Aug 13, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
A Cape Dorset man convicted two and a half years ago of first-degree murder is appealing his case, and a Nunavut judge has ruled that Canada's Attorney General will front the man's legal costs for that appeal. Jeffrey Salomonie, 51, applied in July to have the court assign him a [...]
Mon, Aug 13, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Mon, Aug 13, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News