Pope Francis attends a community event near Nakasuk Elementary School in Iqaluit on Friday afternoon. In his speech, the Pope asked forgiveness and referred to the ‘indignation and shame’ he felt about Canada’s residential schools. (Evan Mitsui/CBC)
(By Sarah Krymalowski · CBC News · Iqaluit, NU - August 04, 2022 - Used with Permission) - It's up to a Nunavut judge now to decide if Nunavut...
(Indigenous Clean Energy Iqaluit, NU - July 10, 2022 - Press Release) - For the first time in program history, Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE) Social...
“Inuit expect to see and hear Inuktut in all aspects of our lives. Recognizing Inuktitut as an official language on Facebook, equal to English and French, reinforces the legitimacy of our language,”
-Aluki Kotierk, president of Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI)
Business across all three territories are only accepting cash and credit as major telecommunications company Rogers experiences a massive outage.
The bill, tabled June 30, would amend the Canada Elections Act to allow a ballot to be printed in an Indigenous language “using the appropriate writing systems for that language, including syllabics if applicable,” if an elector requests one or if an electoral district is on Indigenous land.
Without a ban, there is about a 30% risk that narwhals will become extinct in east Greenland by 2025, rising to 74% by 2028, an analysis by Hobbs found. Last year the eastern hunting districts did not catch enough narwhals to fill their quotas, says Ugarte, which he sees as a sign that the mammals are not as abundant as the hunters claim. Hunters, however, blame the unusual presence of killer whales in the fjords this year, which might have scared the narwhals away.
A news release from Nunavut’s Department of Health says bird flu can be highly contagious among domestic and wild birds.
“With the northward spring bird migration, increasing numbers of avian influenza detections in birds may be seen across Canada,” says Health Department spokesperson Chris Puglia, in the release. The risk of human infection is generally low.
(May 4, 2022 – Press Release - Iqaluit, Nunavut) - With the goal of increasing the number of Inuit physicians, the Government of Nunavut and...