Politics

‘It’s inhumane’: Napartuk accuses CAQ of playing politics with Nunavik health care

Sitting Ungava MNA responds, points to signing bonuses, scholarships to retain staff

The Quebec Liberal Party’s candidate for Ungava is accusing the province’s ruling Coalition Avenir Québec government of playing politics with Nunavik’s health-care crisis by waiting until right before the Oct. 3 election to take action. Health centres in Nunavik, especially on the Hudson Bay coast, are facing major staffing shortages. Clinics in some communities are...

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Nunavut dedicates garden honouring Queen’s platinum jubilee

Commissioner Eva Qamaniq Aariak calls flower boxes on legislative assembly grounds 'a living tribute'

Nunavut Commissioner Eva Qamaniq Aariak dedicates a garden to celebrate the platinum jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II on July 9. The jubilee marks the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s accession and makes her the first British monarch to spend 70 years in service. The flower boxes on the grounds of the Nunavut legislative assembly in Iqaluit are filled with local wildflowers. Aariak called them “a living tribute to Her Majesty, who has reigned with dignity, respect, and caring compassion.” (Photo by Meral Jamal)

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