AROUND KIVALLIQ: Bantam time

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The Arviat Wolves will be returning to defend their championship title when the Bantam Rock hockey championship gets underway in Rankin Inlet from March 1 to 3.

Garren Voisey of Arviat with MVP award at Bantam Rock championship in Rankin Inlet in March of 2018. photo courtesy Ryan St. John
Garren Voisey of Arviat with MVP award at Bantam Rock championship in Rankin Inlet in March of 2018.
photo courtesy Ryan St. John

The Rankin tournament will be an excellent warmup for the Nunavut Bantam Territorial Championship, which will be held in Arviat from March 15 to 17.

 

Film screening

Arviat

Arvist is the next stop on the first leg of the 2019 Northern screening tour of the feature presentation, The Grizzlies.
The screening of the film, based on a true story, in Arviat is free of charge and gets underway at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Feb. 20, at the Mark Kalluak Community Hall.
The special hosts for the evening, Ian G. Speirs and Vinnie Karetak, will hold a question-and-answer session with the audience immediately following the screening.
The feature presentation was screened in Rankin Inlet the previous evening.
The Grizzlies will open in theatres nationwide on April 19.

Thrift Shop holds AGM

Baker Lake

The Abluqta Society will be holding its annual general meeting on Tuesday, March 5, at the Abluqta Thrift Shop beginning at 7 p.m.
The thrift shop is at QDC 14, a green house next to the Agnico Eagle guest house.
Refreshments will be served during the meeting.
One of the top priorities for the Abluqta Society is to open a regular food bank and it is calling for a large turnout from the community for the annual general meeting.
A new board will also be elected and voting will take place for the positions of president, vice-president, treasurer/financial manager, volunteer co-ordinator and secretary.

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