The weather is in charge

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While the Kivalliq was hammered ever harder by blizzards early in the season, Baffin Island saw some truly wacky weather – and this resulted in more service closures than in recent history. In Pangnirtung, winds of 145 km/h sent sea cans bouncing. “Just think of a Lego block you used to play with when you...
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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.