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Addressing Minister of Family Services Johnny Mike, Baker Lake MLA Simeon Mikkungwak said four Baker Lake residents attending post-secondary education in Ontario almost didn’t get to go because of troubles accessing the Financial Assistance for Nunavut Students (FANS) program. “I am grateful that the staff at the FANS office were able to make it happen...
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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.