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Josie Connor grins as he pedals his bike around the Victor's Playground in Rankin Inlet. Connor joined more than 100 children and youth for a bike rally on Aug. 10. - April Hudson/NNSL photo
Cycling for safety
Rankin youth learn the ins and outs of bike safety during afternoon rally
Northern News Services
Sirens wailed, horns blared and a horde of cyclists hit the streets of Rankin Inlet on the afternoon of Aug. 10 to learn about bike safety. Led by fire trucks and accompanied by members of the RCMP, military and employees from Public Health, children and youth of all ages wound their way from Victor's Playground to the public health building.
Nunavut news/north headlines for Monday, August 14, 2017
Population outpaces growth of Inuktut A new report from Statistics Canada stating there are more Inuktut speakers now than there were in 2011 might seem like good news - but those numbers are deceptive.
Climbing crime rate draws concern Nunavut's crime rate climbed for the second consecutive year in 2016, according to Statistics Canada data released in July.
Leaders applaud Clyde River ruling As Nunavut leaders applaud the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in favour of Clyde River and Jerry Natanine July 26, saying Inuit rights to deep consultation have been reaffirmed, the Clyde River Hunter and Trappers Organization is already asserting those rights.
Grudge against former MLA nets 18 months in jail The owner of a taxi company in Cape Dorset who sabotaged the business of a former MLA and cabinet minister has been sentenced to 18 months in jail and two years of probation.
Cultural centre taking shape The $11-million Kenojuak Cultural Centre & Print Shop is starting to look something like the design drawings.
Chilling for a good cause Nineteen dips in chilly water raised more than $2,000 for youth swimming pool programs and equipment at the end of July.
No limits to Clyde River woman's skills When Igah Hainnu attended the Nunavut Arts Festival in Iqaluit in early July, she was there to teach how to make goose foot baskets.
Firefighters head to nationals Firefighter Andrew Jr. Iqalukjuak of Clyde River was excited to be picked for a second time to compete at the National Aboriginal Firefighter Competition scheduled to take place Aug. 12.