Spikes in internet usage anger Iqaluit customers

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Dozens of Iqalungmiut are reporting mindboggling usage spikes with internet service provider Northwestel. Some customers are reporting the spikes occurred when their modems weren’t connected or when they were on holidays. The company launched its new higher-speed Tamarmik Nunalitt network infrastructure in early October. “At the beginning of the month our account read we were...
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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.