Blaze breaks out at Iqaluit Northmart

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A fire broke out in the early hours at the Iqaluit Northmart location. Firefighters continued to battle the blaze into the morning, with the City of Iqaluit coordinating efforts. “The City has set-up a response and recovery command centre … and is working closely with the Government of Nunavut, retailers and other organizations in the...
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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.