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Rangers train on new C-19 rifles outside Iqaluit

Fourteen of Iqaluit’s Canadian Rangers gathered just outside of town Monday to train on their new, long-awaited rifles. Training took place all week, June 14 to 20. Patrol Sgt. Kevin Kullualik of the Iqaluit Rangers trains...

Iqaluit Rangers receive and test fire new C-19 rifles

Iqaluit Rangers have finally got their hands on the C-19 rifles that are replacing the .303 Lee Enfield from the First World War era. Training will be ongoing in Iqaluit through June 20. Canadian Rangers have...

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...