Tuesday, August 14, 2018

What’s that in the sky?

In early April, the skies over the Nunavik community of Kangiqsujuaq were alive with colour as kite-skiers participated in the annual Kite Ski Championship. This...

Annual expedition to support research projects

On May 25, the research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen left its home port of Quebec City for its 14th annual expedition to Canada’s Arctic. The 2018...

Funding announced for Northern Airport upgrades

In May, Transport Canada announced an investment of more than $35 million to improve the flow of supplies to Northern communities, support economic opportunities...

Order of Nunavut recipients honoured

Betty Brewster and Ludy Pudluk received the Order of Nunavut honour in June at the Nunavut Legislature. Betty Brewster, a long-serving interpreter-translator, known throughout Nunavut...

Ashevak and Pitsiulak exhibit coming to AGO

“Tunirrusiangit” means “their gifts” or “the gifts they gave” in Inuktitut. It is also the name of a new exhibit by the Art Gallery...

Partnership empowers youth

On March 8, excitement ran high for students at Ulluriaq School in Kangiqsualujjuaq, Nunavik, as they hosted the Gatineau-based charity I Love First Peoples...

Explore mysteries of lost ships in new exhibit

In May 1845, Sir John Franklin set sail from Britain in command of the most ambitious Northwest Passage expedition ever initiated by the Royal...

Nunavut’s best comedian wins

On March 11, Canada’s very own Mary Walsh, aka Marg, Princess Warrior, hosted and helped judge the inaugural Crackup Iqaluit Comedy Competition at the...

Reinvigorating an Inuit legend

The Inuit cast and crew from Kiviuq Returns recently returned from an unprecedented tour of Nunavut presenting the show to hundreds of Nunavut children...

Ice carving tradition continues

During the Long John Jamboree March 24-25, Junichi Nakamura of Japan and Shinichi Sawamura of Fairbanks, Alaska, (formerly of Japan), created a dazzling ice...