Off to the races: Here’s who is running in your community’s elections

Residents electing mayors, councillors, alcohol education committee and district education authority members across Nunavut

Hundreds of Nunavummiut have stepped forward to put their names on the ballots for upcoming municipal elections in 25 communities across the territory. Municipal elections will be held Oct. 23 in all communities. In total, 498 elected positions are up for grabs. Residents will be able to elect mayors, councillors, and alcohol education committee and...

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‘Go private:’ How a friend’s advice led to creation of Nunatsiaq News

A good friend’s advice to “take it private” led Monica Connolly to found Nunatsiaq News in 1976. Connolly, who was editor-publisher of the Inukshuk newsletter at the time, got that recommendation after a dispute with the non-profit, community-led board running it. She had been working as editor-publisher for Inukshuk for about a year when the…


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Women in business theme headlines Kivalliq Trade Show this year

Women in business will be the theme as the Kivalliq Trade Show is set to open in Rankin Inlet. The three day event opens Monday and runs until Sept. 27, aiming to promote businesses and entrepreneurship, arts and music, and communities in the Kivalliq region. “It is nice to take the time this year to…


Vote by MLAs adds 2 new members to cabinet

In a rare Saturday meeting, Nunavut legislative assembly members elected Amittuq MLA Joelie Kaernerk and Hudson Bay MLA Daniel Qavvik as the territory’s new cabinet ministers. The pair will fill vacancies created when Craig Simailak resigned from cabinet in March and Joanna Quassa stepped down this past week. In Nunavut’s consensus government, MLAs choose during…


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Kinngait artist wins 2023 Kenojuak Ashevak Memorial Award

Graphic artist Ningiukulu Teevee has won the 2023 Kenojuak Ashevak Memorial Award worth $20,000. The Inuit Art Foundation announced the winner Friday evening at the Winnipeg Art Gallery-Qaumajuq. The prize celebrates excellence in Inuit art and supports the practice of an Inuk artist every two years by facilitating opportunities for artistic development and career growth….


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