Woman arrested after car crashes into house in Salluit

Video on social media shows officers pulling woman from vehicle with steam or smoke coming from engine

A woman in Salluit was taken into police custody Thursday after a vehicle that had been seen driving erratically crashed into a house. A video of the incident, posted on social media around 7:30 p.m.

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Block by block, Iqaluit commemorated in Lego-themed postcard

Kate Dalgleish poses next to her creation — a Lego “postcard” of Iqaluit, complete with the old and new Iqaluit airport, an inuksuk, St. Jude’s Anglican Cathedral and the Nunavut legislature building, against a backdrop of the northern lights. A lawyer by trade, Lego builder by night, Dalgleish and her partner Evan are part of a group of adult builders in Ottawa called ParLUGment who display their Lego designs at fairs and hobby events in Ottawa. Dalgleish was inspired by Lego’s postcards, which are 3D buildable sets sold by the company based on iconic landmarks in major cities. Realizing that Lego did not have a Canadian series, Dalgleish began creating her own postcards, starting with Ottawa, where she lives, her hometown of Calgary, and her next travel destination, Iqaluit. She plans to travel through the city this summer, en route to Pangnirtung for a hiking trip in Auyuittuq National Park. Dalgleish’s postcards will be on display at Ottawa’s Lego Store at the Rideau Centre in August. (Photo courtesy of Kate Dalgleish)

Nunavut premier receives King’s coronation medal

Nunavut Premier P.J. Akeeagok, left, receives King Charles III’s Coronation Medal Monday from Nunavut Commissioner Eva Qamaniq Aariak. Akeeagok is one of 30,000 Canadians to receive the medal, which is 32 millimetres in diameter and silver in colour. The medal celebrates the 2023 coronation of King Charles and honours those who “made a significant contribution to Canada or to a particular province, territory, region or community in Canada,” according to the official description by the Government of Canada. (Photo courtesy of Nunavut Premier’s office)