Arts & Entertainment

Newly minted First-Aiders in Rankin Inlet

May 2, 2017

Rankin Inlet – Seven people from the community joined a group of firefighters to take their basic First Aid Training Course in Rankin Inlet this past month. Passing the course and becoming first time first-aiders were Kenny Hamilton, Kathleen Merritt, Megan Sammurtok, Alexandra Rudd, Katherine Rudd, Jakob Voisey and Shawn Makkigak.

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Fun times ahead with Pakallak Tyme

May 2, 2017

Rankin Inlet – The annual Pakallak Tyme celebrations got underway this past Sunday, April 30. The community celebration will run through until May 7, and offers something for everyone of all ages, including dog mushing, square and teen dances, elder’s breakfast and games, kid’s pond hockey tournament and outdoor games, Ski-Doo races and much, much more.

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Cadets get grant

May 2, 2017

Naujaat

Naujaat’s 3055 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps (RCACC) was awarded a $3,000 grant from the Gerard Buckley Cadet Fund this past month.

The grant will allow Naujaat to cover all costs associated with their exchange program with a group of cadets from British Columbia.

Money the cadets previously earned through fundraising to apply towards the exchange program will now be used on other 3055 RCACC activities or programs.

The Naujaat cadets will be holding their final parade during the next few weeks, and the 3055 RCACC will be sending 25 youths out to cadet summer camp during the next two months.

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