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Ribbon-cutting ceremony held at new Kugaaruk school

Sidone Nirlungayuk did the honours with her sharp ulu as a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Oct. 8 at Arviligruaq Ilinniarvik, Kugaaruk’s new school. photos courtesy of the Department of Education During an afternoon assembly, teachers who...

Bowhead washes ashore near Kugaaruk

A dead bowhead whale came ashore approximately 80 km from Kugaaruk recently. It was approximately 40-feet in length. “Nobody went down to check and see why that bowhead was found dead,” said Raymond Kayasark, chair of...

Speaker of legislative assembly pays homage to the late Ovide Alakannuark

Ovide Alakannuark, former MLA for Kugaaruk and Naujaat, is being remembered for his contributions to Nunavut. Alakannuark was a member of the territory's first legislative assembly. He was elected to serve the riding the riding...

Iglulik high school still on hold; Kugaaruk’s new school opens soon

Iglulik’s new high school was expected to open for the 2018-19 school year but it sat empty and it will remain that way until January, according to the Department of Education. The new high school...