Nunavut News

Walking against suicide

September 4, 2017 - Rankin Inlet/Baker Lake

The fourth Terence Tootoo Suicide Prevention Walk was held in Rankin Inlet on Aug. 28.

The participants were scheduled to meet in front of the Tootoo family home at 6 p.m. for a prayer to be said and 15 balloons released into the sky.

The walk would progress from the Tootoo home, around Area 5, and back to their home for juice and snacks.

The annual Suicide Prevention Walk was held in Baker Lake on Aug. 31, with the participants walking from the community to Prince River and back.

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Time for science

September 4, 2017 - Chesterfield Inlet

Science-loving students from across the Kivalliq will descend into Chesterfield Inlet tomorrow for the Kivalliq Science Educators Community’s annual Science Cultural Camp.

The camp is being held in Chester from Sept. 7-11, with a focus on traditional travel as a Qajaq camp. The students will also learn GPS and first aid while at the science and culture camp.

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Editorial: It’s gotta be the shoes

September 4, 2017 - Kivalliq

There are three things I will not miss should I ever decide to leave Rankin Inlet and Kivalliq News. Those are: the cost of living in Rankin, the ridiculous amounts of money we’re forced to spend on things such as cell and Internet service which don’t deliver a service anywhere near the cost, and the lack of professionalism when trying to deal with the Government of Nunavut (GN) in any meaningful way.

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ᐱᖁᔭᒃᓴᖅ 37 ᐊᑐᓕᖅᑎᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᐹ?

September 1, 2017 - Nunavut

ᐊᒥᓱᓄᑦ ᑖᓐᓇ ᐱᖁᔭᒃᓴᖅ 37 ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒋᔭᐅᖕᒪᑦ – ᒪᓕᒐᖅ ᐋᕿᒋᐊᖅᓯᔪᑕᐅᔪᖅ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᖓᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᓴᐳᔾᔨᓯᒪᔾᔪᑏᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᓄᑦ – ᐱᐊᓂᒃᑕᐅᓚᐅᖏᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᕐᕕᒃ ᐃᓱᓕᑉᐸᑦ ᑐᖁᓂᐊᖅᑐᖅ, ᐱᒋᐊᕐᓂᐊᓕᕐᒥᖕᒪᑕ ᑲᑎᒪᓂᖏᑦ ᓯᑎᐱᕆ 12-ᒥ. ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎ ᓱᓕ ᐊᔪᐃᓐᓇᐅᑎᒋᒃᑲᓐᓂᕈᒪᔭᖓ.

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August 31, 2017

ᑕᐃᒪ, ᐅᖃᓕᒫᖅᑎᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᓄᑦ, ᐅᑎᖅᓯᒪᓕᖅᐳᖓ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᕿᓚᒥᑯᓗᒡᓗ ᐅᑭᐅᓂᒃ ᐊᕙᑎᓂᒃ ᐊᓂᒍᐃᓂᐊᓕᖅᐳᖓ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᓂᐱᕗᒃᑯᓐᓂ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᓕᕆᔨᐅᓯᒪᓕᖅᖢᖓ.
ᐅᒃᐱᕐᓇᖏᒻᒪᕆᒃᐳᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᑦ ᐊᕙᑎᑦ ᐊᓂᒍᖅᓯᒪᓕᐊᓂᖕᒪᑕ ᕿᓚᒥᒻᒪᕆᐊᓗᒃ. ᐅᖃᕈᓐᓇᖅᖢᖓᓗ ᑲᑉᐱᐊᓱᒐᓚᒃᐳᖓ ᕼᐋᑭᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᕼᐋᑭᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᐅᓂᐊᖏᓕᕋᒪ ᕼᐋᑭᕐᓇᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᒥ.

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Citizen accuses City of Iqaluit of ignoring vandalism

August 18, 2017 - Iqaluit


Resident Janet Armstrong is not happy that the city is overlooking vandalism in the capital, and she wants answers.

Armstrong appeared before city council in Iqaluit Aug. 8 and asked several pointed questions. She came armed with photos and a prepared presentation, shortened to accommodate council’s full agenda.

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