Editorial

Inuit Nunangat Housing Strategy offers little hope

“No one makes any concrete commitment to spend any money, perform any actions or build any houses”

It’s not hard to understand why, after throwing it out into the world last week, they fled the scene under the protective cover of a late evening press release and a barrage of fawning Facebook selfies. The stench of futility given off by the Inuit Nunangat Housing Strategy, “co-developed” by the Government of Canada and…

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Northern tax reform: an unfinished task

“The federal government should use the tax system to design a northern travel benefit that’s available to all tax-filers”

Nunavut’s failing airlines

“There is no one who matters less to northern airlines than the individual air traveller who uses his or her own money to pay”

Nunavut schools face a dark future

"Nunavut’s purported leaders have proven themselves incapable of forming a rational, coherent, evidence-based policy on Inuit language education"

A rehab centre for Nunavut?

“You’re not going get a treatment centre in Nunavut by writing a letter to Santa Claus”

Nunavut’s failing airlines

"There is no one who matters less to northern airlines than the individual air traveller who uses his or her own money to pay"

ITK’s big break with the past

"Embedded within its wooden verbiage, you’ll find an abrupt departure from the thinking of the recent past"

The demon bootlegger?

"A law that will make everyone feel good and accomplish nothing"

The North and the Liberal regime

"Trudeau and Tootoo each come to power in the face of public expectations that are now higher than either politician can possibly fulfill"