QC development in capital moves ahead

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The road into the heart of the city from the new Iqaluit International Airport isn’t the most welcoming, but with 16 hectares, or 40 acres, of Inuit-owned land (IOL) opened up for development along Federal Road, there is great potential to improve the situation. The Qikiqtaaluk Corporation (QC) officially leased the land from Qikiqtani Inuit...
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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.