The Happy Valley holiday house

A holiday-themed house in Iqaluit’s Happy Valley neighbourhood shines bright in the afternoon darkness on Dec. 18. The house was one of the winners of the City of Iqaluit’s annual Holiday Qaumakuluit Contest, where people can win prizes for the best holiday home decorations. (Photo by Emma Tranter)

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)


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)