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RCMP investigate theft from Cape Dorset high school; intruders use drill to try to...

The RCMP are seeking suspects in a Jan. 2 theft from Peter Pitseolak High School in Cape Dorset that resulted in goods being stolen and some damage to the facility. Intruders attempted to break into...

Kenojuak Ashevak exhibition opening at University of Saskatchewan to be broadcast to Cape Dorset...

When the exhibition Kenojuak Ashevak: Life and Legacy opens at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon on Jan. 17, residents in Cape Dorset will be able to watch via broadcast at Kinngait Studios, despite...

Cape Dorset returns Timoon Toonoo as mayor; voters prefer community be renamed Kinngait

Cape Dorset voters have given Timoon Toonoo another term as mayor. The greatest number of voters also prefer to change the community’s name to Kinngait. photo courtesy of Timoon Toonoo Incumbent Timoon Toonoo has overwhelmingly...

New exhibit is a tribute to Cape Dorset textiles

More than 40 hand-printed textiles from Cape Dorset’s Kinngait Studios – some of them produced more than 60 years ago – went on display at the Textile Museum of Canada, located in Toronto, on...

Two-way race for Cape Dorset mayor

Two contenders have emerged for the mayor’s seat in Cape Dorset. Residents in Cape Dorset will have two choices for mayor in a Dec. 16 byelection. photo courtesy of Kinngait Oka Incumbent Timoon Toonoo is seeking re-election....

Solar panels almost ready for use at Cape Dorset arena

Solar panels installed atop the Cape Dorset arena over the summer are only in need of a final sign off from the chief electrical inspector before they begin generating power, said Will Sandoval, the...

Cape Dorset promotes hands-on learning, Inuit traditional lessons

Youth in Cape Dorset are taking part in what is planned to be an annual program, assembling the first of hopefully many cabins that will be hauled out on the land to establish a...

Fred Schell bids farewell to Cape Dorset

Twenty-nine years after moving to Cape Dorset and serving as the community’s mayor and MLA, Fred Schell is packing up and leaving for the Calgary area, where his brothers reside. Former South Baffin MLA and...

Hailing Sanaugavut: art from Kinngait

Sanagavut: Art from Kinngait is a master’s thesis paper and exhibition by me, Nakasuk Alariaq, an Inuk-Finnish graduate student at Western University in London, Ont. Nakasuk Alariaq, of Cape Dorset, is a graduate student at...