Sajjan raises flag, bestows honours

Minister of National Defence Harjit Singh Sajjan dropped in on Arctic Bay the morning of Aug. 15. The minister’s agenda included bestowing honours on senior cadet Sgt. Sharon Pauloosie and commanding officer 2Lt. Adrian Dzioba, who both received the minister’s coin of honour. “They (the minister and his entourage) were all driven to the Nanisivik...
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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.