Iqaluit community comes together on national day of remembrance

Mackenzie O’Dell, left, and Kristy Kanayuk drum dance as part of a performance by the Inuksuk Drum Dancers at the Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum on Tuesday in Iqaluit. The high school group performed during a gathering at the museum following a walk that was organized as part of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The day is meant to honour victims of gender-based violence. (Photo by Emma Tranter)

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Iqaluit RCMP, firefighters raise over $1,000 in charity hockey game

Teams faced off at AWG arena in Iqaluit on Saturday night

Iqaluit residents placed their bets on the winning team Saturday at a charity hockey game between the Iqaluit RCMP and fire department. Those attending placed donations in one of two boots at the entrance, helping the teams raise more than $1,000 for local Movember men’s health initiatives. The RCMP and firefighters also collected money and non-perishable food items to be donated to Joamie Elementary School. As for the hockey game, the RCMP won 6-5. (Photo by Meral Jamal)


Territorial table tennis tournament returns to Iqaluit

Table tennis is back in Iqaluit after two years of cancelled tournaments during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nunavummiut from high schools across the territory took part in a tournament at Inuksuk High School last weekend, where eight communities were represented. The tournament was also a qualifier for the 2023 Arctic Winter Games in Alberta and the Canada Winter Games in Prince Edward Island. (Photo by Bence Csaba)