Main worries about youth social media use, looks to guidelines as possible solution

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Are mental health workers in Nunavut aware of the harmful effects of excessive social-media use by youth? This is the question posed by Arviat North-Whale Cove MLA John Main in a member’s statement and in questions to Health Minister George Hickes in the legislative assembly March 4. Arviat North-Whale Cove MLA John Main is concerned...
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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.