Brighter lights and savings in four communities

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Streetlight makeovers in four Nunavut communities, which began in 2016, are almost complete. “We’re moving to light emitting diodes – LED lights – in various communities, and there’s a couple of high-level reasons,” said Qulliq Energy Corp. (QEC) president Bruno Pereira. “One is they’re more energy efficient, about 30 per cent less energy is consumed....
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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.