Call comes as municipal government starts work on water drainage in roadside ditches
The City of Iqaluit is asking people to be cautious around ditches recently uncovered by snow removal around the city. The ditches drain water from the roads, which see more run-off during the spring snowmelt. In a news release, the city is asking parents to remind children to be safe when around the ditches, which...
Eight-year-old Béatrice Allerton of Iqaluit delivers a gift bag of cookies and tea to Natsiq Kango, an elder originally from Arctic Bay. Allerton delivered more than 60 gift bags to Iqaluit elders on March 28 and 29 for a community service project that’s part of the Iqaluit Skating Club’s off-ice training, funded by Sport Nunavut. Twelve skaters and some of the club’s board members prepared the gift bags with the help of baker Craig Borden. Allerton received a $500 micro-grant from Northern Youth Abroad for the project. (Photo by Laura Thompson)
Iqaluit firefighters respond to a fire south of the airport Monday afternoon. At least three fire trucks and an ambulance were at the scene at approximately 4 p.m., as flames engulfed a building near the sewage lagoon. (Photo by Dustin Patar)