Iqaluit Humane Society receives grant

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The Iqaluit Humane Society will be able to renovate its animal shelter in the capital thanks to an $11,900 grant from PetSmart Charities of Canada. The society is in dire need of more and better organized space. “These new cages and pens that we’re going to have can hold a lot more animals. The kennels...
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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.