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Ian McDonald of Iqaluit, right, will get the honour of carrying in the Nunavut flag at the Western Canada Summer Games opening ceremony in Swift Current, Sask., on Friday evening. photo courtesy of Thorsten Gohl

Iqaluit’s Ian McDonald named Nunavut flag bearer for Western Canada Summer Games opening ceremony

Ian McDonald of Iqaluit is going to make history this weekend when he becomes one of the first four Nunavummiut to play in a competitive game of beach volleyball. Before that happens, McDonald got one...
Aiden Anawak of Iqaluit heads for the pylons during a drill as part of the Volleyball Nunavut beach volleyball training camp in Apex, just outside of Iqaluit, late last month. photo courtesy of Volleyball Nunavut

Nunavut readies for beach volleyball debut at Western Canada Summer Games

Just when you thought it was safe to go to the beach, along comes Volleyball Nunavut with its big ideas. There had been talk of Volleyball Nunavut entering beach volleyball teams into the 2019 Western...
The Serve-ivors of Gjoa Haven captured the women's title at the Gold Diggers Volleyball Tournament in Gjoa Haven on April 7 thanks to a five-set win over The A-Team in the final. They are, from left, Flora Arqviq, Sharon Takkiruq, Martha Porter, Karen Aaluk, Nessa Ann Sallerina, Marlene Akkikungnak and Courtney Takkiruq. photo courtesy of Kim Rowley

Gjoa Haven and Naujaat share spoils at Gold Diggers Volleyball Tournament

Big money and big bragging rights in the Kitikmeot region were up for grabs on the volleyball court earlier this month. The Gold Diggers Volleyball Tournament brought together a total of 16 teams – eight...