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LETTERS May 02, 2014 - 10:39 am

Inuit org clarifies its position on Nunavut appeal court decision

"NTI is confident of the strength and justice of its case"

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

Nunatsiaq News recently reported on the complex decision of the Court of Appeal of Nunavut in relation to the Nunavut General Monitoring Plan component of Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.’s larger implementation lawsuit.

NTI wishes to clarify four key elements of the decision. In relation to the NGMP, the...

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LETTERS April 23, 2014 - 9:11 am

Iqaluit thrift shop not an Anglican project

"I wish to clarify that we are not an Anglican church program"

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

I have noted in recent stories about the Anglican church that you have included the Iqaluit thrift shop as one of the church’s social development programs.

As a founding member of the Piviniit Society, I would like to correct your error.

The Piviniit Society was established in 2005 as a...

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LETTERS April 22, 2014 - 4:18 pm

Ottawa should set aside Nunavut mining royalties to build housing

“This is not about devolution, this is simply the honour of the Crown”

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

I was driving to work this morning and saw Leona Aglukkaq on the road. I must say that she looked well. It was clear to me that her career as a federal minster is agreeing with her.

Leona’s presence also signalled to me that something important was going on this week in Iqaluit. I felt certain...

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LETTERS April 22, 2014 - 3:49 pm

In memory of Alan McRae

Alan McRae: Feb. 12, 1956 — Feb. 16, 2014

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

Alan McRae passed away suddenly on Feb. 16, 2014. He is survived by his wife Napatchie, children Patrick, Kerri and Ningiurapik, grandchildren Alexander, Riley, Arthur, Jennifer, Robin, Maya, Caitlin, Isla, Loïc, Ariel and Cameron, and his older brothers Gordon and Ian.

Alan was an incredibly...

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LETTERS April 22, 2014 - 2:53 pm

Nunavut commissioner withdraws from Steps of Hope walk

"It is with a sad and heavy heart that I write this letter ..."

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

It is with a sad and heavy heart that I write this letter to my many caring supporters, Women in Action, my rock, family and friends.

As the start date for the Women in Action—Steps of Hope 2014 draws nearer day by day, it is only fair that I inform you that I too have been forced to withdraw from...

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LETTERS April 07, 2014 - 3:58 pm

Consulting firm clarifies its role in Baffin Bay seismic project

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

Nexus Coastal understands the important role a responsible media plays within society.  An informed public is the foundation of good government, and responsible decision-making.

This requires journalists to properly and fully conduct research and verify facts prior to printing a news article to...

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LETTERS April 07, 2014 - 2:40 pm

April 19: International memory day for Catholic sexual abuse survivors

“They light a candle at home or wherever they are”

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

In order to never forget the suffering, the dying and seeking for recognition and resurrection, the victims and survivors of sexual abuse and abuse of power by the Roman Catholic Church commemorate this year on Silent Saturday at 3 p.m.

They light a candle at home or wherever they are, not for...

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LETTERS April 01, 2014 - 3:20 pm

Premier Peter Taptuna marks the Nunavut territory’s 15th birthday

"Using our rich culture to navigate a modern, global reality"

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

As Nunavut turns 15, I am proud of what we have accomplished and excited about our future as we step forward together.

Since 1999, Nunavut has come to the forefront of the world stage — our traditions, our environment and our way of life have become renowned around the globe.

We have shown...

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LETTERS April 01, 2014 - 8:31 am

Iqaluit hockey parent apologizes to Rankin Inlet for letter

"It was said after that the spitting over the glass may not have been directed at the players."

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

Please remove this letter, and without my name, express my apologies. It turns out the spitting part may have been falsely represented in the explanation to me. 

It was said after that the spitting over the glass may not have been directed at the players.

My apologies to Rankin and Rankin hockey...

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LETTERS March 24, 2014 - 10:43 am

Are raw meat products in Iqaluit inspected for safety?

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

In the interest of public health and safety,  could the Government of Nunavut minister or senior public servant responsible for food inspection in Iqaluit explain why certain grocery stores here are permitted to keep “fresh” meats (beef cubes, strip loin, sirloin and rib eye steaks, chicken breasts...

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