Iqaluit celebrates AWG competitors’ return

Iqalummiut came out to participate in a parade followed by meet-and-greet with athletes Saturday

Dozens of Iqaluit residents came out to celebrate athletes returning from the Arctic Winter Games Saturday. Residents and the families of athletes participated in a parade that begin at the Iqaluit square and ended at the Arctic Winter Games Arena, where there was also the opportunity for a meet-and-greet. The parade was previously scheduled to take place earlier this month but was rescheduled due to bad weather. Team Nunavut athletes won 52 medals at the 2023 Games, which took place in Wood Buffalo, Alta. (Photo by Meral Jamal)


City of Iqaluit closes road due to emergency water break

Part of Anuri Street expected to be closed to all but local traffic until Feb. 6

The City of Iqaluit has shut down part of Anuri Street between Houses 4052 and 4054 because of an emergency water break, according to a public service announcement from public works clerk Sue Avery. The closure is expected to last until Feb. 6, though the road will remain open to local traffic, including access to all driveways. There was no visible leak on site Friday morning. (Photo by David Venn)