New Iqaluit brew pub sees success in first week

The new 58-seat brew pub opened the evening of August 24. “It’s been a long time coming. What’s nice about is for the people in the community to see what a craft brewery is all about. It’s been very exciting,” said Nunavut Brewing Company owner Sheldon Nimchuk. Nimchuk and partners Stuart Kennedy, Harry Flaherty, Cody...
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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.