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A story of love, faith and miracles in Baker Lake

Each of the eight candles on Brett-Granderson Arnalugaq Ikinilik's birthday cake in Baker Lake last month marked one year the boy was never supposed to see. It's been a tough road for the special-needs child...

Main pushes government to reopen Baker Lake elders’ home; Hickes won’t commit

Friday’s session of the legislative assembly was largely devoted to elders’ issues and Arviat North-Whale Cove MLA John Main asked Health Minister George Hickes to reopen the elders’ home in Baker Lake. Arviat North-Whale Cove...

Kivalliq News Oct. 23 edition

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Remains of missing Baker Lake man found

After weeks upon weeks of intense searches on air, land and water, closure came to his family and friends when the body of Solomon (Sala) Tulurialik was finally located on Sept. 13. The 29-year old...

20th annual Kivalliq Science/Culture Camp in Baker Lake

Students and teachers swooped into Baker Lake recently to participate in the annual Kivalliq Science/Culture Camp in Baker from. The Sept. 4 to 9 event was sponsored by the Kivalliq Science Educators' Community (KSEC) and...

Conservation officers help teacher with wildlife course in Baker Lake

Students at Jonah Amitnaaq Secondary School (JASS) benefitted from a recent partnership of sorts between their school and conservation officers at the Government of Nunavut’s Department of Environment, Wildlife Management Division office in Baker...

Agnico Eagle donates $1 million to several community projects

Agnico Eagles Mines (AEM) made a huge splash when it donated more than $1 million to community initiatives in Baker Lake on Aug. 24. Held during the annual Festival by the Lake event, the announcement...

Agnico Eagle delivers $1 million for community initiatives in Baker Lake

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. has a lot to celebrate with the official opening of its Amaruq Whale Tail project, and it had the near-by community of Baker Lake join in the celebration by donating...

Official search for missing boater ends in Baker Lake

The search-and-rescue (SAR) effort for Solomon (Sala and Sala hockey) Tulurialik, 29, has ended in Baker Lake. Tulurialik went missing while out boating with his son and stepson about five kilometers from the community on...

Extensive search winds down for missing Baker Lake boater

After two weeks of widespread searching for a Baker Lake boater who went missing while swimming for the mainland, the exhaustive effort to find him has all but concluded, the RCMP announced Wednesday. Solomon Tulurialik, 29,...

Search continues for missing boater in Baker

As of press time, the search was still ongoing in Baker Lake for Solomon Tulurialik. Tulurialik, 29, went missing while out boating with his son and stepson about five kilometers from the community on July...

Massive search for Baker Lake boater

With the passing of each day, hopes in Baker Lake faded of finding Solomon Tulurialik alive after he went missing out on the water about five kilometers from the community on July 31, The attempt...

Baker Lake man goes missing while swimming for shore

A 29-year-old Baker Lake man on a boating trip went missing while trying to swim to shore on July 31, according to the RCMP. Solomon Tulurialik was on the water approximately five kilometres from the...

Nunavut Day book launch special evening in Baker Lake

What could have been a highly embarrassing situation turned out to be a night to remember in Baker Lake on Nunavut Day, July 9. Pencil artist Gerald Kuehl was in Baker for the Nunavut launch...

Teaching culture, tradition in Baker Lake

A program teaching youth how to prepare meat and sew sealskin mitts is meeting with early success, while helping to improve and nurture the cultural and traditional skills of its participants. The program is funded...

Donations enable food bank to move forward in Baker Lake

The Abluqta Society distributed food to 94 hungry people in Baker Lake this past month, moving the society closer to its goal of opening a regular food bank. The society is a non-profit social enterprise...

Baker Lake students open time capsule

Students at Jonah Amitnaaq Secondary School (JASS) in Baker Lake recently reveled in looking through items stashed away a decade ago. Rachel Tagoona-Tapatai, left, and Rhoda Parker with their Grade 2 class photo. Students at Jonah...