City approvals holding back brewery opening

A decades-old City of Iqaluit water and sewage by-law and stressed city services are hampering business development in the capital. “We’re ready to open,” said Nunavut Brewing Company Ltd. (NBCL) general manager Katie Barbour. The brewing company has two approved vehicles for hauling water and sewer, and they’re asking for access to city facilities. “We’re...
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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.