Nunatsiaq Online
COMMENTARY January 15, 2016 - 4:00 pm

My Little Corner of Canada, Jan. 15

A Very Different World

JOHN AMAGOALIK

The world I was born into was very different from what we have today. Not just in terms of modern conveniences and technology, but also in terms of how people treated each other and the relationships between different people.

In short, it was a very racist society. In those times, it was not a...

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COMMENTARY January 08, 2016 - 8:30 am

Legal Ease, Jan. 8

Divorce

JAMES MORTON

If you are legally married and your marriage breaks down, you must get a divorce in order to remarry.

It also is psychologically helpful for many people, when a marriage breaks down, to get a divorce, as that helps to give closure to the failed relationship.

That said, as a legal matter there is...

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COMMENTARY January 06, 2016 - 11:30 am

Nunavik the colony

“Small and heroic, because big and heroic is not our aspiration”

SPECIAL TO NUNATSIAQ NEWS

JOBIE WEETALUKTUK

Big talk day. Just big talk. Uqaraviuk pijariipait. You are done with it as soon as it has passed your lips.

A colony is a territory under the political control of a geographically distant state. Nunavik is a territorial colony of both Canada and Quebec.

Both govern from...

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COMMENTARY December 31, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Legal Ease, Dec. 31

Starting Your Own Business

JAMES MORTON

Let’s suppose you are fired up with the desire to become the next Donald Trump – and you want to be an entrepreneur.

Going into business for yourself can be very rewarding, although it is hard work.

Regardless of what business you are going to go into, you have to decide what legal form your...

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COMMENTARY December 17, 2015 - 4:00 pm

When Christmas is a traumatic memory

For some, Christmas can be frightening and confusing

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

GARY DIRENFELD, MSW, RSW
Special to Nunatsiaq News

‘Tis the season all right.

As a social worker who sees many separated parents in dispute about the care of their children, Christmas time is a busy and conflict-laden time of year.

Referrals are always up and service is most frequently for help...

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