Nunavut budget 2019 : Stable, confident, but careful, says finance minister

Less deficit and new money to health and wellness initiatives – these are the highlights proposed by Finance Minister George Hickes Feb. 20 in his 2018-2019 budget address. “With our debt firmly under control, and our spending closely aligned to our revenue, the overall situation is stable,” said Hickes in his address. “We can approach...
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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.