Nunavut

'I'm having a beer before I go': Iqaluit family experiences Hawaiian missile scare

Nathan Nevin and his family were preparing to switch Airbnbs when his wife's phone started making strange sounds.<p>"They just started going off with a …

Northern Canada

NEWS: TMAC enters final review process for two new Nunavut gold mines

TMAC Resources Inc. said Thursday that it has passed another milestone on the company’s journey towards expanding its Hope Bay mining operations in …

Northern Canada

01-19: NEWS: Mould cleanup leaves western Nunavut town with no indoor rink

NEWS: Nunavut January 19, 2018 - 8:00 am<p>Mould cleanup leaves western Nunavut town with no indoor rink<p>"There may be an opportunity to reopen the …

Northern Canada

NEWS: Nunavummiut urged to quit smoking

National Non-Smoking week starts on Sunday in Canada, and the Government of Nunavut is asking Nunavut residents to do their part in preventing …

Northern Canada

Mayor at 24, and ready for the challenge

A trend is emerging in Nunavut: young women in politics.<p>The community of Kimmirut, with a population of approximately 450, has elected 24-year-old …

Northern Canada

NEWS: Nunavut senator to tour the territory this winter

If you live in Nunavut and have ideas about federal policies affecting the territory, you’ll have a chance to convey those opinions to your federal …

Northern Canada

01-18: NEWS: In Cambridge Bay, departmental exams go on despite snow day

NEWS: Nunavut January 18, 2018 - 11:10 am<p>In Cambridge Bay, departmental exams go on despite snow day<p>“All students sit these exams on the same …

Education

Indigenous actors compete in supporting actor category for Canadian Screen Awards

Thursday, January 18th, 2018 10:31am<p>Sladen Peltier<p>RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked The World is up for a few awards, including Best Feature Length …

Aboriginal Canadians

NEWS: Alianait lists this year’s Iqaluit concert series

It’s that time of the year again for Alianait concert goers. The annual Nunavut concert series is kicking off Jan. 20 with an Inuktitut music tribute …

Northern Canada

Former Alberta rivals join forces at 2018 New Holland Canadian Juniors

SHAWINIGAN, Que. — It was two years ago that three members of Alberta’s women’s team at the 2018 New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships …

Curling

Northern News Services

Inuktitut tribute concert kicks off Alianait season<p>January 17, 2018 - Iqaluit<p>Alianait kicks off its 2018 concert series with an Inuktitut music …

Northern Canada

RCMP investigating sudden death of 14-year-old girl in Baker Lake, Nunavut

A 14-year-old girl has died suddenly in a home in Baker Lake, Nunavut.<p>The Nunavut RCMP's major crimes unit and the Baker Lake detachment are …

Northern Canada

National youth volunteer pilot project to include Iqaluit

Iqaluit will be the 5th city Apathy is Boring's pilot project will roll-out in<p>In the Liberal government's quest to develop a national program to …

Northern Canada

NEWS: Nunavut hamlet to hold new election March 5

The Hamlet of Kugluktuk has rescheduled it municipal election for March 5. Hamlet elections were scheduled to be held in communities across the …

Northern Canada

Where to (sort of) relive five of the world's most historic expeditions

<b>National Geographic Journeys with G Adventures take you down the same roads as the world’s most famous explorers. For centuries, historic expeditions</b> …

List-Worthy

Cape Dorset mayor takes on wandering dogs, water trucks – Northern News Services

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Northern Canada

New look Nova Scotia team in contention at 2018 New Holland Canadian Juniors

SHAWINIGAN, Que. — If you’re looking for a player at the 2018 New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships who can adjust to a new situation, it …

Curling

NEWS: Nunavut newcomer beats the blues with snow skating

There’s a new way to beat the winter blues in Taloyoak, thanks to newcomer Jonathan Nuss. When the avid skateboarder moved to the western Nunavut …

Northern Canada

NEWS: Pangnirtung starts work on community wellness, suicide prevention

Starting today, Pangnirtung elders, youth, parents, counsellors, school staff and other residents will spend part of the next two weeks in workshops …

Northern Canada

Application period opens for inaugural Kyle Dempster Solo Adventure Award

Kyle Dempster soloed up to 6000 meters on Vigne peak to "gain a better look around" at the huge peaks surrounding him on the Baltoro Glacier in 2014. …

Climbing

Former Nunavut politician Jack Anawak gets jail time for impaired driving

Anawak will serve 30 days in jail on weekends<p>Former Nunavut politician, Jack Anawak, was sentenced to 30 days in jail for impaired driving in court …

Northern Canada

01-15: NEWS: Canada updates Arctic shipping rules, but still allows cheap and dirty fuel

NEWS: Around the Arctic January 15, 2018 - 8:00 am<p>Canada updates Arctic shipping rules, but still allows cheap and dirty fuel<p>Heavy fuel oil use not …

Northern Canada

Dolls were the 'little friends' that helped this artist through residential school

Helen Iguptak is an artist living in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. Her specialty is making Kivalliq dolls — and there's a deeply personal history behind …

Northern Canada

01-15: NEWS: GN seeks keen prospectors for assistance program

NEWS: Nunavut January 15, 2018 - 3:30 pm<p>GN seeks keen prospectors for assistance program<p>Graduates of prospecting courses can receive up to …

Northern Canada

Feds commit to foot the bill to bring waste heat to Iqaluit pool

No word on how much the project will cost, or how much the city will save<p>The federal government has agreed to cover the entire cost of extending a …

Aboriginal Canadians

Google Street View in Canada’s North

You thought you had trouble getting to the office in the morning? Try getting to Quttinirpaaq (Koo-TIN-ir-pa-ack) National Park. Located on the …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Headlines for Nunavut News North on January 15th, 2018

NEWS<p>Christmas fundraiser supports food banks. Qikiqtaaluk Corporation president shocked by final tally.<br>• Fox traps hurt, kill Iqaluit dogs. Matter of …

Northern Canada

Nunavut's Qulliq Energy Corp. proposes 7.6% power rate increase

Nunavut residents will pay more for power if Qulliq Energy Corporation gets its way — and everybody across Nunavut could pay the same rate, …

Northern Canada

Public hearings wrap up for 2018-19 Western Hudson Bay polar bear quota

Environment and Climate Change Canada asks board to take 'precautionary approach' for setting the next quota<p>A public hearing to determine the 2018-19 …

Northern Canada

Nunavut's young gymnasts aim to compete on world stage

'It would be like a really big journey for me ... I really just love, love, love the sport,' says Alyson McKay<p>A group of 22 gymnasts in Rankin Inlet, …

Northern Canada