Nunavummiit are being advised to make online purchases at places like amazon.ca prior to Dec. 12 for the best chance to get delivery to Nunavut prior to Christmas. - NNSL file photo
Parcels challenge post office
Waiting for a package to arrive at a Nunavut post office is often a frustrating experience. It's even worse during the holiday season when you're left desperately hoping your parcel arrives in time.
Lancaster Sound under microscope NUNAVUT NEWS/NORTH - The steering committee for a proposed national marine conservation area in the High Arctic has returned from its latest consultation tour with positive feedback from residents of potentially impacted communities.
At left: Diane Blanchard of Parks Canada points to an area of the Lancaster Sound National Marine Conservation Area during a meeting in Iqaluit on Dec. 2.
Parcels challenge post office NUNAVUT NEWS/NORTH - Waiting for a package to arrive at a Nunavut post office is often a frustrating experience. It's even worse during the holiday season when you're left desperately hoping your parcel arrives in time.
Consequently, Canada Post is temporarily extending post office hours in some communities and ensuring its facilities are fully staffed so parcels can be delivered as quickly as possible, said company spokesperson Eugene Knapi.
The best at the beautiful game NUNAVUT NEWS/NORTH - If you're into soccer, chances are you want to play at the professional level for one of the big clubs out there.
Aqsarniit Middle School is a long way from the meccas of professional soccer, but some of the students there got a chance to be on the big clubs.
Peregrine sees promise at Chidliak NUNAVUT NEWS/NORTH -Peregrine Diamonds Inc. is no longer looking for a partner to develop its flagship project on Baffin Island in light of a recent bulk sample from the Ch-6 kimberlite pipe.
"We're tremendously excited," said Tom Peregoodoff, executive vice president in charge of business development for Peregrine.