Nunavut

Work on the City of Iqaluit water treatment plant continues in Iqaluit, Nvt., on Oct. 27, 2021. The city has shut down its water treatment plant after the water was contaminated with fuel. (Dustin Patar/Canadian Press)

Iqaluit water treatment plant shut down over fuel contamination

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The City of Iqaluit shut down its water treatment…

 

Iqaluit’s Canadian North Cargo office is facing a backlog due to weather and Covid-19 related delays. (Trevor Wright/NNSL)

Qikiqtaaluk contends with cargo backlog amid latest COVID-19 wave

Trevor Wright Northern News Service IQALUIT — The latest wave of COVID-19,…

  • Jan 11, 2022

 

View of the main street of the hamlet of Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, in 2004. (Courtesy/Clevelander96)

Coroner’s inquest begins into RCMP shooting death of man in Nunavut

GJOA HAVEN, Nunavut — A coroner’s inquest into the death of a…

 

Vandals struck the Cambridge Bay Elders Palace Tuesday and were cleaning it up all day Wednesday, said the hamlet’s chief administrative officer, Marla Limousin. (Hamlet of Cambridge Bay/Facebook)

Cambridge Bay elders’ gathering place vandalized

A gathering place for Cambridge Bay’s elders was trashed on Tuesday when…

  • Aug 3, 2021
Vandals struck the Cambridge Bay Elders Palace Tuesday and were cleaning it up all day Wednesday, said the hamlet’s chief administrative officer, Marla Limousin. (Hamlet of Cambridge Bay/Facebook)
The sun sets over Iqaluit, Nunavut, on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. Nunavut’s chief public health officer says people living in the territory will no longer be required to wear masks starting Friday, but he says they are still strongly encouraged. (Emma Tranter/Canadian Press)

Nunavut to drop its mask mandate Friday

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut’s chief public health officer says people living in…

The sun sets over Iqaluit, Nunavut, on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. Nunavut’s chief public health officer says people living in the territory will no longer be required to wear masks starting Friday, but he says they are still strongly encouraged. (Emma Tranter/Canadian Press)
A ship leaves Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.’s port at Milne Inlet. (Nunatsiaq News file/Courtesy Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.)

Noting fewer narwhal, North Baffin hunters ask Baffinland not to break ice

Hunters from Pond Inlet are asking Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. not to…

  • Jul 5, 2021
A ship leaves Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.’s port at Milne Inlet. (Nunatsiaq News file/Courtesy Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.)
NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq rises in the House of Commons, in Ottawa on May 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

‘Unacceptable’ that Inuk MP felt unsafe in House of Commons, Miller says

OTTAWA—It’s a “sad reflection” on Canada that an Inuk MP feels she’s…

NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq rises in the House of Commons, in Ottawa on May 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

The North’s way of life is no match for social media’s prudish algorithms

Northerners now find their cultures under a new kind of puritan scrutiny