Vehicle strikes, kills woman during blizzard

A woman, struck by a motor vehicle in Iqaluit Jan. 6, later died from her injuries. RCMP received the call in the early evening. “A report of a motor vehicle accident involving a female that had been struck and required medical attention,” according to the news release. The 28-year-old was taken to Qikiqtani General Hospital,...
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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.