Concert fundraiser

Rankin Inlet

Kayden Mercer will perform at the community hall in Rankin Inlet on Feb. 29, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Young up-and-coming artist Kayden Mercer of Rankin Inlet will be holding a fundraise for Nunavut Youth Abroad in Rankin Inlet on Feb. 29. Photo courtesy of  Holly Mercer.

The concert will feature the music of Creedence Clearwater Revival, John Fogerty, Johnny Cash and other classic artists.

Mercer’s performance is a fundraising effort for Northern Youth Abroad.


Atoms tourney

Rankin Inlet/Kivalliq

A total of eight teams competed in two divisions during the annual Arctic Atoms hockey tournament in Rankin Inlet last weekend.

Making up the North Division were the Rock Black, Arviat, Baker Lake and the Rankin Novice squad, while the South Division was comprised of the Rock White, Coral Harbour, Team Kivalliq and Naujaat.

As of print deadline, three teams – Arviat, Coral Harbour, and Rock White – were still in contention for the tourney championship.


Men’s workshop

Baker Lake

An informative men’s workshop was scheduled to be held at the Baker lake community hall Feb. 17.

The workshop was to allow elders to teach those aged 16 and about dangerous ice areas around Baker Lake, as well as lands that become foggy when approached.

There was a question-and-answer session scheduled with the elders after presentation and maps were available for the participants to note the dangerous areas the elders spoke about.

Flurries program

Baker Lake

A new Flurries program focused on basketball and futsal is beginning in Baker Lake for boys and girls in grades three to five.

The eight-week program on Sunday afternoons is being run by high school students Haley Hachey and Kristen Kablutstiak with adult assistance.

Darrell Greer

Darrell Greer is Editor of Kivalliq News

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