The Hamlet of Sanikiluaq recognized the efforts of its volunteer firefighters in July. Mayor Johnnie Cookie gave each firefighter a badge-like pewter belt buckle. Pictured are Pauraalu Uppik, left, Elijassie Sala, Charlie Sala, Mayor Johnnie Cookie, Tigilles Kowcharlie, Charlie Tookalook and Lucassie Kittosuk. Jack Uppik is kneeling in front. Photo courtesy of Ron Ladd/Hamlet of Sanikiluaq

Derek Neary

Derek Neary has been reporting on developments in the North for 18 years. When he's not writing for Nunavut News, he's working on Northern News Services' special publications such as Opportunities North,...

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