Iqaluit in the dark for 3.5 hours

  Not since January 2014 has Iqaluit seen as lengthy a power outage as it did the evening of Aug. 11. Iqalungmiut took to Facebook and Twitter, wondering what was going on when power wasn’t restored as quickly as it normally is. While many speculated the cause of the outage might be an overload on...
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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.