Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Inuit cuisine and culture showcased at annual event

First Air was extremely proud to once again be the official sponsor of ITK’s (Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami) A Taste of the Arctic...

New coin for 20th

The Royal Canadian Mint has created a coin made entirely of gold mined in Nunavut for the territory’s 20th anniversary this year.

Order of Canada recipients honoured

Eva Aariak was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada by Governor General Julie Payette in May. A...

NWT gets funds

The Government of Canada and CanNor is investing $2.7M in nine economic develop­ment projects in the Northwest Territories including tourism, television and...

Filmmaker receives Order of Nunavut

Igloolik filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk has received an Order of Nunavut award. The territory’s highest honour, it is awarded each year to individuals...

Technology helping to create wellness

A Nunavut submission to the Canadian Smart Cities Challenge has won $10M. Pinnguaq will use the funds to create Makerspace hubs across...

Volunteer aviator receives award

Johnny May received the Sovereign’s Medal Award from Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, during a ceremony...

Education, food security and artisan programs benefit from Arctic Inspiration Prizes

Five teams from across Canada’s North were awarded a share of over $2.5 million for their innovative projects to improve the quality...

Tasiujaq mushers win annual race again

The 18th Annual Ivakkak dog race returned to Nunavik trails February 25, 2019 beginning in the community of Chisasibi, passing through Kuujjuaraapik...

Inuit pass Self-Determination resolution

Inuit delegates attending the Makivik Corporation Annual General Meeting in Aupaluk, Nunavik, in March, passed a resolution supporting negotiations towards long sought-after...