Airlines, industry face weather woes

The strange weather pattern blowing hot air over Baffin Island, creating melts, rains and blizzards from one week to the next, hit air carriers hard over these last few weeks. “There have been 162 flights cancelled out of Iqaluit between Oct. 1 and Nov. 27,” said First Air’s manager of marketing and communications Dan Valin....
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Michele LeTourneau
Michele LeTourneau first arrived at NNSL's headquarters in Yellowknife in1998, with a BA honours in Theatre. For four years she documented the arts across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Following a very short stint as a communications officer with the Government of the Northwest Territories, Michele spent a decade at a community-based environmental monitoring board in the mining industry, where she worked with Inuit, Chipewyan, Tlicho, Yellowknives Dene and Metis elders to help develop traditional knowledge and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit contributions for monitoring and management plans. She rejoined NNSL and moved to Iqaluit in May 2014 to write for Nunavut News. Michele has received a dozen awards for her work with NNSL.