Sunday, February 25, 2024

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...

Nunavut Cancels Travel Bubble with Churchill, Man.

The soaring numbers of COVID-19 cases in Manitoba has forced Nunavut's chief public health officer to suspend the territory's travel bubble with Churchill, Man. Dr. Michael Patterson revealed all common...

Nunavut Health Authorities Say Immunized Person Can Skip Self-Isolation

All persons who have received both jabs won’t have to isolate anymore, this is according to Monday announcement by Nunavut’s health authorities. This measure will come into force on the...

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,...

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...

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 Health-care Centres Temporarily Closed Because Of Staffing Shortage

Because of the ongoing pandemic, the number of people working in healthcare centres all across Canada has been dwindling for quite some time. Several healthcare centres in Nunavut have...

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...

Trudeau Pledges Support for Mental Health and Housing in Nunavut

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a campaign stop in Iqaluit Monday, promising his administration will invest in mental health and housing supports in the region. Campaigning with the local Liberal...

Germaine Arnaktauyok, An Inuk Artist, Has Won A Governor General’s Award In Visual...

Inuk artist Germaine Arnaktauyok is a printmaker, painter and drawer that currently resides in Yellowknife. Originally from Igloolik, Nunavut, she won a Governor General's Award in visual and media...