“You’re not going get a treatment centre in Nunavut by writing a letter to Santa Claus”
Step one: reach out to territorial, provincial and regional governments
"There is no one who matters less to northern airlines than the individual air traveller who uses his or her own money to pay"
"Embedded within its wooden verbiage, you’ll find an abrupt departure from the thinking of the recent past"
PM Trudeau and MP Tootoo have mishandled this issue
"A law that will make everyone feel good and accomplish nothing"
"Tens of millions of dollars worth of collectively-owned Aboriginal wealth is likely to be incinerated"
Five events that will continue to haunt us in 2016
"Trudeau and Tootoo each come to power in the face of public expectations that are now higher than either politician can possibly fulfill"
"A municipal administration that’s bleeding from every orifice"
Nunavut's candidates? Whatever they’re doing, they’re not campaigning.
"A meaningful alternative to the use of the strike as a weapon of last resort"
"The federal government will pump a lot of money into your pocket this month. They also plan to take a lot of it back."
Does July 9 really stand for something worth celebrating?
"Each side was able to cut its losses and declare victory — the best kind of compromise"
"Too many people die before their time"
"We hope Nunavut residents will keep their minds open to the use of Roman orthography"
"Those at the top are doing better and those at the bottom are doing worse."
"No business anywhere can improve service if it’s deprived of revenue"
"Until this past Oct. 3, the federal government’s approach to Nunavut devolution was simple: rag the puck and keep stalling."
"It’s not in the public interest to use scarce funds that would otherwise go to public governments"
"The people of the Arctic are badly divided over oil and gas development"
The federal government has poisoned its relationship with the people of the High Arctic
"Those who lack a basic knowledge of numbers are condemned to poverty and powerlessness."
Does Canada need an Arctic university? The answer to that question is yes.