Fire hall under repair

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A late August fire in the Kugaaruk fire hall caused an estimated $100,000 worth of damage to the building, according to John Ivey, the community’s senior administrative officer. “We managed to get power reintroduced to the building and they put some new wires in so we get power back. We don’t have all the necessary...
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Derek Neary
Derek Neary has been reporting on developments in the North for 18 years. When he's not writing for Nunavut News, he's working on Northern News Services' special publications such as Opportunities North, NWT & Nunavut Mining, Construction and Degrees of Success. Derek's passion lies in human interest stories and he's indebted to those who share their struggles and triumphs. Derek has won more than a dozen journalism awards and has a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of King's College.