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Nunavik October 13, 2006 - 6:59 pm

Clarification: Harry Tulugak

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

A recent judgment by the Quebec Superior Court did not concern a “sexual harassment case” involving Mr. Harry Tulugak, contrary to the impression which may have been created by the headline of an article published in the Sept. 29, 2006 edition of Nunatsiaq News.

The case only concerned Mr....

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Nunavut October 06, 2006 - 1:52 pm

Kunuk meets Kiviaq

Brave new documentary to air this winter on History Television

JIM BELL

Zacharias Kunuk drops the telephone receiver back into its cradle and looks at the camera. He’s not smiling.
“They don’t want to talk to us,” Kunuk says, “they” being the leaders of Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., the supposed protector of Inuit rights in Nunavut.

After repeated invitations, NTI officials...

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Nunavut October 06, 2006 - 1:50 pm

Funding cut threatens literacy council

“It’s appalling that the federal government would make this decision”

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

JOHN THOMPSON

The Nunavut Literacy Council may close its doors by this spring, after the federal government announced last week it will cut all adult literacy funding to the provinces and territories.

“It’s key. It’s essential to everything we do,” executive director Kim Crockatt said of the...

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Nunavut October 06, 2006 - 1:47 pm

Underfunded women’s shelter plans to close

“We’re giving a lot but we’re not getting a lot back”

JANE GEORGE

The board that runs Nunavut’s largest women’s shelter announced this week they will close down March 31, 2007, because they don’t have enough money to keep going.
The Baffin Regional Agvvik Society, which runs the 21-bed Qimaavik shelter in Iqaluit, said it plans to stop accepting clients on Jan....

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