Iqaluit

YWCA Agvvik gets closer to opening women’s transitional home

Organization is looking to operate five units at the former bed and breakfast in Apex

YWCA Agvvik got a bit closer to opening five transitional housing units for women at the former Apex Bed and Breakfast after the city’s development committee gave its support Tuesday. Agvvik, a non-profit organization that operates an emergency and homeless shelter for women, got the lease for Building 3037 in April and wants the lot...

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Golden hour in Iqaluit

Iqaluit’s Tundra Ridge neighbourhood is bathed in golden light during sunset July 13. (Photo by Frank Reardon)

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Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day with country food

To celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday, the City of Iqaluit’s recreation department spent the afternoon distributing country food, including Arctic char and other meats, as well as juice boxes across the city. The popular pop-ups often lasted between 10 and 15 minutes before the country food was snapped up. (Photo by Dustin Patar)