Wendy Kusugak battles through the distraction of a child on her shoulders and two more leaning over the table as she takes on Louie Kusugak and Carmen Kusugak in a game of foosball at the youth centre in Repulse Bay earlier this month. - photo courtesy of Kowesa Etitiq
Recreational boost on the bayKIA contributes nearly $20,000 for new equipment at Repulse youth centre
There's a whole lot more activity going on at the youth centre in Repulse Bay these days.
'Historic moment for Canada' -- Harper NUNAVUT NEWS/NORTH - The news spread quickly Sept. 9 when Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that Canada had finally found one of British explorer's Sir. John Franklin's much-sought lost ships.
“I am delighted to announce that this year’s Victoria Strait Expedition has solved one of Canada’s greatest mysteries, with the discovery of one of the two ships belonging to the Franklin Expedition lost in 1846," Harper stated in a written statement.
Long training process for Talon, police dog posted to Nunavut NUNAVUT NEWS/NORTH - Talon, a six-year-old working-class shepherd of Czechoslovakian bloodline, and RCMP Cpl. Stephen Pike operate as one unit.
The crime-fighting duo are the newest addition to Nunavut's V Division, based in Iqaluit, but are on call wherever they are needed in the territory, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The puck drops here NUNAVUT NEWS/NORTH - After months of knowing where bantam boys and junior girls hockey for the 2016 Arctic Winter Games would be held, it was made official on Sept. 10.
Iqaluit city councillor Simon Nattaq and and Maliina Abelsen, general manager of the 2016 Arctic Winter Games in Nuuk, Greenland, signed off on the deal which will see the capital host the two divisions for the duration of the games.
More flights for the Kiv NUNAVUT NEWS/NORTH - The Kivalliq region will soon be seeing increased air services north of Rankin Inlet thanks to a recently announced deal between the Exchange Income Corporation (EIC) – owners of Calm Air International and Keewatin Airlines – and Sakku Investments Corporation.