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NEWS: Nunavut August 29, 2016 - 6:30 am

Photo: Cruise ship drops a few thousand for youth programs

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Cambridge Bay Mayor Jeannie Ehaloak and the hamlet's deputy mayor Joe Ohokannoak posed with a cheque for $2,000 they received from Crystal Cruises for the local recreation fund. Crystal Cruises is the company that is running the Crystal Serenity voyage from Alaska to New York City, a month-long luxury cruise and the largest ever tourist ship to ply the Northwest Passage. On Aug. 29 about 600 passengers left the ship to visit Cambridge Bay, where they spent about $100,000, according to local cruise organizer Vicky Aitaok. Read more about the cruise ship's Aug. 29 visit, and its impact on local people and the economy, on Nunatsiaqonline.ca. (PHOTO BY JANE GEORGE)
Cambridge Bay Mayor Jeannie Ehaloak and the hamlet's deputy mayor Joe Ohokannoak posed with a cheque for $2,000 they received from Crystal Cruises for the local recreation fund. Crystal Cruises is the company that is running the Crystal Serenity voyage from Alaska to New York City, a month-long luxury cruise and the largest ever tourist ship to ply the Northwest Passage. On Aug. 29 about 600 passengers left the ship to visit Cambridge Bay, where they spent about $100,000, according to local cruise organizer Vicky Aitaok. Read more about the cruise ship's Aug. 29 visit, and its impact on local people and the economy, on Nunatsiaqonline.ca. (PHOTO BY JANE GEORGE)

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