Yesterday’s News: Aglukark, Kunuk and an Iqaluit strike made headlines in March 2001

A weekly glance at Nunatsiaq News' back issues during paper's 50th anniversary

Nearly 22 years ago, Iqalummiut were bracing for a strike by city workers, Nunatsisaq News reported on March 23, 2001. That week’s paper had echoes of a breaking story this week, when 23 unionized workers at the Iqaluit Housing Authority went on strike Friday over contract talks that have been stalled since August. But back...

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Premier congratulates Nunatsiaq News on half century of news coverage

Nunavut Premier P.J. Akeeagok, centre, congratulates Nunatsiaq News publisher Michael Roberts, left, and managing editor Corey Larocque at the Northern Lights conference and trade show in Ottawa, Friday. Nunatsiaq News is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2023. The first Inukshuk newsletter, which later became Nunatsiaq News, was published on Feb. 9, 1973. (Photo by Emma Tranter)