Unionized workers with the Iqaluit Housing Authority strike outside their workplace in Iqaluit Tuesday. The workers are seeking fairer wages — above the 1.25 and 1.5 per cent they say was proposed by the housing authority. (Photo by Meral Jamal)
Thirteen unionized workers have been on strike since March 17
The Public Service Alliance of Canada is calling on the Iqaluit Housing Authority to stop its use of what it calls “scab labour” during the ongoing strike by unionized employees. PSAC’s northern arm, PSAC North, has been working with the Nunavut Employees Union to negotiate a new collective agreement for the 13 unionized workers employed...
These caribou were spotted March 5 near Iqaluit by photographer Jason Sudlovenick. With a high temperature of -2.6 C that day, the area was experiencing a reprieve from the bitter cold that gripped Iqaluit from late January through early March when temperatures stayed in the -30 C range. (Photo by Jason Sudlovenick, special to Nunatsiaq News)
It was a beautiful Saturday out on the ice for Randy Qamaniq. There were no seals by Aulatsivik, outside Iqaluit, on March 11 so Qamaniq snapped this photo of the view through the scope of his rifle. (Photo courtesy of Randy Qamaniq)
Author exhibit is open to public at Centennial Library in Iqaluit until March 31
Iqalummiut can browse and borrow books written by five Nunavut authors whose works are on display at the Centennial Library in Iqaluit. The books are part of a Black authors exhibit organized by the Nunavut Black History Society running until March 31. The exhibit, which opened on Feb. 1, features books by authors of African descent who have lived or are currently living in Nunavut. This includes books by illustrator and graphic artist Ian Etheridge, social justice advocate Francisca Mandeya, and mental health coach and philanthropist Audley Coley. (Photo courtesy of the Nunavut Black History Society)