Seeking ways to broaden the economy

Kugaaruk Mayor Stephan Inaksajak thinks the best bet for more employment in his community is government jobs. There are a fair number of high school graduates in town, Inaksajak said, and they want to remain close to their families in Kugaaruk rather than travel for work. “The only solution I can think of is to...
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Derek Neary
Derek Neary has been reporting on developments in the North for 18 years. When he's not writing for Nunavut News, he's working on Northern News Services' special publications such as Opportunities North, NWT & Nunavut Mining, Construction and Degrees of Success. Derek's passion lies in human interest stories and he's indebted to those who share their struggles and triumphs. Derek has won more than a dozen journalism awards and has a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of King's College.