Inuit Nunangat Housing Strategy offers little hope

It’s not hard to understand why, after throwing it out into the world last week, they fled the scene under the protective cover of a late evening press
Editorial

ᑐᑭᓯᓇᕈᔪᒃᑐᖅ ᖃᓄᐃᒻᒪ, ᓄᓇᕐᔪᐊᕐᒧᑦ ᓴᕿᑎᐊᓪᓚᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂᔾᔪ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᕐᑐᒥ, ᕿᒫᓕᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑖᓪᓕᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᐅᓐᓄᓗᐊᒃᑯ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᓕᐅᕐᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᕙᐃᔅᐳᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᖕᒥᖕᓂᒃ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᕆᑲᑕᖕᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ.
Opinion

ᖁᕕᐊᓲᑎᖃᕋᑦᑕ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ 20-ᐅᓕᕐᓂᖓᓂᒃ ᕿᒥᕐᕈᐊᖅᖢᑎᒍᑦ ᑖᔅᓱᒪ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᒐᕙᒪᓕᕆᔨᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᑎᐅᕆᑑᕆᐅᑉ ᐊᓂᒍᐃᓯᒪᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐱᓇᓱᒋᐊᖃᖅᓯᒪᔭᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᒫᙵᑦ ᑎᑕᐅᓯᕆᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᒐᒃᓴᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᒪᐅᖓ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᐅᕋᓱᖕᓂᕐᒧᑦ, ᐃᓄᒃᑐᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᕐᓂᖓᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓯᓚᐅᑉ ᐊᓯᙳᖅᓂᖓᓂᒃ. ᐃᓚᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᑕᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑲᐅᓯᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᑐᓴᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᒍ ᖃᓄᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᑐᑭᖃᕐᒪᖔᑦ ᑖᒃᑯᓄᖓ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᖃᓄᐃᑦᑐᓂ ᐊᓯᙳᕈᑎᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᑕᑯᔪᒪᖕᒪᖔᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᕐᕌᒍ 20 ᐊᒡᒋᖅᑐᓂᒃ.
Opinion

ᐃᓱᒪᙳᐊᕆᑦ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᐅᑎᖃᙱᓪᓗᑎᑦ. ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐱᖁᔭᑎᒍᑦ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᕈᓐᓇᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᔾᔨᐅᙱᑎᑦᑎᒐᓱᖕᓂᕐᒥ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᒃᓴᑎᒍᑦ, ᐊᓯᖏᑦᑎᒍᓪᓗ ᐊᔾᔨᐅᙱᑎᑦᑎᒍᑎᐅᕙᒃᑐᓂᒃ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐱᖁᔭᑎᒍᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᑎᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ, ᑕᐃᒪᐃᓕᐅᕐᑐᓪᓗ ᑭᓇᐅᓂᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓅᔾᔪᑎᒋᔭᕕᓂᕐᓄᑦ.
Opinion

Nothing could make me take my eyes off the television—I was desperate to soak up every last bit of pride that radiated from the screen, and every last word spoken soaked into my 21-year-old soul.
Opinion

Nunavut was founded upon a desire to bring government closer to the people, primarily to Inuit who make up the vast majority of the population of this far-flung territory.
Opinion

I was 14 years old on April 1, 1999, when Nunavut was created. How little I knew back then. I admit I was mostly clueless. Even so, as a young Iqalummiut born to an Inuk mother and Portuguese father, in the process of discovering life and independence, I sensed the significance of this great achieve…
Opinion

Imagine that you had no rights. That people were legally allowed to discriminate against you for employment opportunities, among various other forms of discrimination, and that this was considered legally allowed, all on the basis of you being who you are and for how you were born.
Opinion

14-ᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᖃᓚᐅᕐᓯᒪᕗᖓ ᐊᐃᕆᓕ 1, 1999-ᒥᑦ, ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᐱᒋᐊᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓗᐊᓚᐅᕐᓯᒪᙱᓚᖓ ᑕᐃᔅᓱᒪᓂ. ᐅᖃᕈᓐᓇᖅᐳᖓ ᖃᐅᒪᙱᑦᑎᐊᑲᓴᓐᓂᓐᓂᑦ. ᑕᐃᒪᐃᒃᑲᓗᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ, ᐃᓅᓱᒃᑑᓪᓗᖓ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂᑦ ᐃᓅᓂᑰᓪᓗᖓ ᐃᓄᖕᒧᑦ ᐊᓈᓇᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐳᐊᑎᒌᔅᒥ ᐊᑖᑕᖃᖅᖢᖓ, ᖃᐅᔨᕙᓪᓕᐊᓕᖅᖢᖓ ᐃᓅᓯᕐᒥᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᐅᔪᓐᓇᕐᓯᓂᕐᒥᒃ, ᐅᔾᔨᕆᓚᐅᕐᐳᖓ ᑖᔅᓱᒥᖓ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᕐᔪᐊᕐᓂᑯᒥᑦ—ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᐱᒋᐊᕐᓂᖓᓂᒃ.
Opinion

When I was 13 I remember the politicians who started coming around school, interrupting our classes to talk about land claims and the creation of a new territory. It was the first time I heard the ominous whisperings of a separation from the Northwest Territories turn into a full-blown inclusive co…
Opinion

ᖁᕕᐊᓲᑎᖃᕋᑦᑕ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ 20-ᐅᓕᕐᓂᖓᓂᒃ ᕿᒥᕐᕈᐊᖅᖢᑎᒍᑦ ᑖᔅᓱᒪ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᒐᕙᒪᓕᕆᔨᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᑎᐅᕆᑑᕆᐅᑉ ᐊᓂᒍᐃᓯᒪᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐱᓇᓱᒋᐊᖃᖅᓯᒪᔭᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᒫᙵᑦ ᑎᑕᐅᓯᕆᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᒐᒃᓴᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᒪᐅᖓ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᐅᕋᓱᖕᓂᕐᒧᑦ, ᐃᓄᒃᑐᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᕐᓂᖓᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓯᓚᐅᑉ ᐊᓯᙳᖅᓂᖓᓂᒃ. ᐃᓚᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᑕᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑲᐅᓯᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᑐᓴᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᒍ ᖃᓄᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᑐᑭᖃᕐᒪᖔᑦ ᑖᒃᑯᓄᖓ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᖃᓄᐃᑦᑐᓂ ᐊᓯᙳᕈᑎᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᑕᑯᔪᒪᖕᒪᖔᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᕐᕌᒍ 20 ᐊᒡᒋᖅᑐᓂᒃ.
Editorial

1. Mining: down but not quite out Remember mining? A decade ago, federal and territorial governments and most of the Nunavut Inuit leadership touted
Editorial

At around 6. a.m. on a Saturday morning she wakes up, head throbbing, hands trembling. On the floor she sees a 40-ounce bottle of Smirnoff vodka.
Editorial

On Oct. 19, the Conservative Party of Canada’s dominance in northern Canada collapsed, blown away like a scrap of waste paper in a stiff breeze.
Editorial

There’s no doubt about it. The people of Nunavut hate their airlines with a venomous passion. With the possible exception of the two territorial