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NEWS: Nunavut August 30, 2012 - 9:56 am

Photo: The World to arrive in CamBay

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People in Cambridge Bay, who saw a lot of excitement during the recent visit of Prime Minister Stephen Harper to the community, are set for yet another exciting visit as The World, a 200-metre-long cruise ship that is also luxury residential condominium community, stops in Cambridge Bay Aug. 30 with about 400 people on board. The residents, from about 40 different countries, live on board in apartments worth up to $13 million each.
People in Cambridge Bay, who saw a lot of excitement during the recent visit of Prime Minister Stephen Harper to the community, are set for yet another exciting visit as The World, a 200-metre-long cruise ship that is also luxury residential condominium community, stops in Cambridge Bay Aug. 30 with about 400 people on board. The residents, from about 40 different countries, live on board in apartments worth up to $13 million each. "Our elders will be providing demonstrations to the passengers from The World yacht on skin preparation, sewing, bannock making, tea making, fish filleting," said Vicki Aitaok, the local cruise ship coordinator who has organized a number of activities for the visitors while they're in town. After leaving Cambridge Bay, the ship plans to transit the Northwest Passage, making it the largest passenger vessel to attempt this trip. (HANDOUT PHOTO)

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