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News Headlines: Monday, June 19, 2017
Fires destroy housing units
June 13 was a bad day for house fires in the Qikiqtaaluk region, with one house destroyed in Pangnirtung and one duplex destroyed in Pond Inlet.
GN lacks water supply plan
In his third paper in as many years, published June 12 in the journal of Environmental Science and Pollution Research, York University assistant professor Andrew Medeiros says the City of Iqaluit's water supply could dry up by 2024.
Agnico, KIA pen third deal
The Kivalliq Inuit Association (KIA) signed yet another Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreement (IIBA) with Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. June 15, this one for the Whale Tail Project.
Girls' group home gets fresh start
The Ilagiittugut Centre for Youth, which closed nine months ago when the contract with its provider ended, was renovated at a cost of $350,000 and a new provider will run the eight-bed therapeutic facility beginning this month.
Gun crime soaring
Is Nunavut a safer place after years of campaigns promoting safe firearms storage and trigger locks?
A song written with love for life
Music of Life was brought to life in Cambridge Bay earlier this month.
Penguin cheers erupt in Iglulik
When everyone in a household owns a Pittsburgh Penguins jersey, as Richard Amarualik's family does in Iglulik, that probably qualifies them as hardcore sports fans..
'Those were the best days'
Father's Day was celebrated on Sunday and the Napayok family was among those grateful for their dad, Jackie..
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