Nunavut

1 week ago
After growing up in float planes with his father, Jeremy Maley always knew he'd be a pilot. However, he didn't realize that he'd become a local celebrity in the process, after he became the first Inuk pilot for Nunavut regional airline Calm Air.
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2 weeks ago
Alarming drops in caribou numbers are fuelling concern over how to best approach conservation — without affecting Indigenous harvest.
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2 weeks ago
A mould infestation in public housing across the territory is threatening human health — especially Inuit kids. While the Nunavut Housing Corporation is working to address the problem, the process is both lengthy and expensive.
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2 weeks ago
Travelling to remote locations and engaging with Indigenous communities for scientific research in the Canadian Arctic can be up to 25 times more expensive, according to a study in the journal Arctic Science.
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2 weeks ago
The National Trade Corridors Fund will dedicate $2 billion over 11 years to beef up Canadian trade infrastructure, including up to $400 million for transportation initiatives in the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
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3 weeks ago
In communities along the west coast of Hudson Bay, Nunavummiut are both scared and angered by the increasing number of polar bear-human interactions.
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3 weeks ago
There are too many polar bears in parts of Nunavut and climate change hasn't yet affected any of them, says a draft management plan from the territorial government that contradicts much of conventional scientific thinking.
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3 weeks ago
There are too many polar bears in parts of Nunavut and climate change hasn't yet affected any of them, says a draft management plan from the territorial government that contradicts much of conventional scientific thinking.
November 7th, 2018
Ontario defeated New Brunswick 7-4 on Wednesday and will now carry a 6-0 record into the playoff round at the Canadian Mixed Curling Championship in Winnipeg.
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November 7th, 2018
Complete coverage of Yukon's 7-5 win over Nunavut at the Canadian Mixed Curling Championships in Winnipeg.
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November 5th, 2018
Complete coverage of Newfoundland & Labrador's 6-1 win over Nunavut at the Canadian Mixed Curling Championships from Winnipeg.
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October 29th, 2018
Dr. Kim Barker, Nunavut's former chief medical officer of health, says the Department of Health is rife with dysfunction caused by deputy health minister Colleen Stockley.
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October 23rd, 2018
The Canadian Coast Guard says three 'interim' icebreakers that were recently purchased without a competition will be used for the next 15 to 20 years.
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October 23rd, 2018
The Nunavut Resources Corp. is out around $300,000 after months of falling victim to an email scam.
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October 22nd, 2018
The community of Kugluktuk, Nunavut, received its first freighter flight of goods on Saturday from a recently cancelled supply barge. It's a relief for residents, but one that has not alleviated concerns or confusion in the community.
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October 22nd, 2018
A Nunavut politician wants the territory to review how it investigates violence complaints against the RCMP in light of recently released documents and videos.
October 12th, 2018
'If a child requires services under general anaesthetic in the hospital they have some serious dental health problems,' chief dental officer says as hundreds of children wait for treatment.
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October 10th, 2018
Sexual harassment in the workplace remains a challenge for women in Nunavut, Iqaluit's Mayor Madeleine Redfern told a House of Commons committee in September.
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October 5th, 2018
Nunavut is bracing for another day of wind gusts that could reach 140 km/h after severe weather sent debris flying through the streets of the territory's capital overnight.
October 2nd, 2018
High Arctic commercial fisheries moratorium will cover 2.8 million square kilometres of ocean, although there are no current commercial fisheries in the region.
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September 28th, 2018
The community-wide screening for tuberculosis in Whale Cove will start at the end of October, more than six months after the pilot screening in the Nunavut community of Qikiqtarjuaq wrapped up.
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September 26th, 2018
Nine artifacts from the wreck of Sir John Franklin's HMS Erebus, jointly owned by Canada and the Inuit Heritage Trust, were revealed to the broader public Tuesday after being displayed in Nunavut communities last week.
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