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Wally Schumann
Minister Wally Schumann is at a two-day mining symposium in London, England, with three other department staff. [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Source: CBC North
Frostbite festival poster
The long-running music festival returned this year and organizers had high hopes for the revival. Now they're in the red. [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Source: CBC North
Type 3 wildfire training Ernie Francis
The Fort Providence fire department was reduced to a basic or preventative level of service last month. Now it's one step closer to a defensive level. [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Source: CBC North
Chief Commissioner Marion Buller MMMIWG community hearings
The national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls will have two new people working on its team starting Monday in the roles of executive director and director of research. [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Source: CBC North
Nunavik's Kativik Regional Government and its employees' union have reached an agreement in principle after nearly two and a half years of contract negotiations. The KRG Employees' Union, which includes 200 general employees and 66 federal transport workers, had been without a contract since December 2015. The union stepped up its pressure [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Three Kuujjuaq youth have been injured—one of them seriously—in an early morning all-terrain vehicle collision in Kuujjuaq. In the early hours of Wednesday, April 25, Kativik Regional Police Force officers were out doing a regular patrol in Nunavik's largest community when a four-wheeler collided with their vehicle, Quebec's independent investigation body, [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Kuujjuaq map
One person has been medevaced to Montreal. Officials say it appears the driver was intoxicated. [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Source: CBC North
Amka Aliyak-Marvel-Champions
Amka Aliyak is investigating a suspicious new factory in her hometown of Pangnirtung, Nunavut when she meets a team of teenage superheroes. [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Source: CBC North
Iqaluit's crime rates have risen “marginally” since a beer and wine store opened in the city last summer, says the city's new RCMP detachment commander. “The members have noted an increase in calls for service as a result,” St. Sgt. Garfield Elliott wrote in a letter provided to city councillors on [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
wellness camp Yellowknife
Rassi Nashalik says the on-the-land project has been a long time in the making. It will begin operating in Yellowknife next week. [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Source: CBC North
Baby Amelia Keyookta was napping on her tummy at the home of a caregiver employed by the Department of Family Services when she was found not breathing on July 29, 2015, a coroner's inquest in Iqaluit heard yesterday. “I put her on her tummy so she could feel like someone was [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Darrin Sinclair and Patrik Lainegg
The thought of raising chickens shouldn't ruffle your feathers. That's the message from the Yukon Agricultural Association. [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Source: CBC North
When the European Space Agency launches its newest satellite into orbit this afternoon, one section of the Russian rocket propelling it into space is expected to splash down into Baffin Bay, between Nunavut and Greenland. It's similar to other recent launches, which have prompted protests by Inuit leaders who worry that [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
École St. Joseph School
The portables will increase the school's capacity by 66 students. This is to help with the expectation of 200 extra students in Yellowknife over the next 10 years. [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Source: CBC North
Qikiqtarjuaq
Dr. Sarah Giles, a freelance journalist and family physician, says Canadians and the media need to pay more attention to the tuberculosis outbreak in Nunavut. [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Source: CBC North
GREENLAND ELECTIONS
Greenland Prime Minister Kim Kielsen's Siumut party won the most votes in a parliamentary election, results showed on Wednesday, though it lost ground to centrist rivals. [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Source: CBC North
Sentinel satellite
Inuit in Canada are raising concerns that Europe plans to launch another rocket into space today, potentially carrying toxic fuel in debris that's set to touch down in the High Arctic. It's the 15th launch of its kind over the past decade potentially affecting Baffin Bay. [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Source: CBC North
John Tugak
The Kivalliq Inuit Association will have its decision to put a moratorium on all new resource exploration on its lands questioned next week at its board meeting in Baker Lake, Nunavut. [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Source: CBC North
Hugh Neff
The two-time race champion can't compete next year, as race officials cite rule against 'cruel of inhumane treatment of dogs.' [...]
Tue, Apr 24, 2018
Source: CBC North