Sunday, May 16, 2021

Daniel Hodgson’s Trial Starts In Iqaluit

The trial of Daniel Hodgson, accused of murdering Bradley Winsor in 2017 is set to begin at the Nunavut Court of Justice in Iqaluit. On May 19, 2017, Bradley...

The N.W.T. Temporarily Houses 10 Inmates Of The Baffin Correctional Centre

The North Slave Correctional Complex in Yellowknife will temporarily house ten inmates, formerly of the Baffin Correctional Centre. A lot of inmates served their sentence at the Baffin Correctional...

Terry Uyarak, The Igloolik Artist From Nunavut Nominated For 2021 Juno Award

An Igloolik, Nunavut, artist who plays the acoustic guitar and writes and sings his own songs, has been nominated for the 2021 Juno Award. The artist, Terry Uyarak, has...

Nunavut’s Environment Department Is Sorting Through 235 Repatriated Polar Bear Hides

It seems that 235 polar bear hides failed to be sold at auction in Ontario. These items are now safely kept at Nunavut's Environment Department, arriving from the South,...

Nunavut Doubles The Fuel Debt In Order To Keep Gas Prices Low

Nunavut lawmakers have approved new legislation that will allow the territory to double its fuel debt. Because of it, gas prices won't increase next month. Bill 68, an Act to...

Qikiqtani Inuit Association Is Against Mary River Iron Ore Mine Expansion

On Friday evening, the Qikiqtani Inuit Association has officially stated that it doesn't approve the expansion at Nunavut's Mary River iron ore mine on North Baffin Island. They said...

Nunavut Adds 8 New COVID-19 Cases Over the Weekend

Nunavut announced 4 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, a day after the region confirmed 4 others on Saturday. These recent updates bring the total number of active cases in...

10 new COVID-19 Cases Reported In Nunavut

On Thursday, Nunavut's Health Officials and Government have reported 10 new COVID-19 cases in Arviat. The hamlet now has 14 active cases and four recoveries recorded. Chief Public Health Officer...

Nunavut Court Grants Mining Firm Injunction Against Blockade Protesters

A Nunavut judge has granted Baffinland Iron Mines a ruling against a group of protesters who blockaded the Mary River mine airstrip and trucking road for a week in...

Nunavut MP, Mumilaaq Qaqqaq, Returns To Parliament After Extended Leave

Nunavut's Member of Parliament, Mumilaaq Qaqqaq, has come back to work after being on extended leave. In an interview with Piya Chattopadhyay, the host of The Sunday Magazine, Mumilaaq...