Christmas fundraiser supports food banks

Each Baffin community received a cheque for $7,622.50 for Christmas this year, thanks to the Qikiqtani Annual Charity Ball held in early December at Iqaluit’s Frobisher Inn. “We usually sell about 350 tickets,” said Qikiqtaaluk Corporation (QC) president Harry Flaherty. “If we did have a bigger place I’m pretty sure we would sell out. As...
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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.