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Main wants financial aid from Ottawa for Northern air travel

While funding announcements from the federal government have been numerous over the past few weeks, there’s at least one more that Arviat North-Whale Cove MLA John Main would like to see. “I believe that a...

Suicide data inadequate, health minister admits

A Nunavut suicide-prevention action plan launched in 2017, like one before it in 2011, has yet to result in the compilation of comprehensive data, not even the number of suicide attempts. The Kamatsiaqtut Help Line...

Inuit tradespeople ‘treated with disdain’ by southern contractors, Kaernerk says

Some Inuit tradespeople actively seeking work in Iglulik are being overlooked by a Quebec-based contractor building houses in the community, according to Amittuq MLA Joelie Kaernerk. “They hired the bare minimum of Inuit, and hardly...