Nunavut's anti-poverty programs hard to measure: government report

Nunavut's Family Services minister, George Kuksuk, said although the report was tabled in the legislature in May 2015 by then-Family Services minister Jeannie Ugyuk, its...

Votto's walk-off homer lifts Reds past Cardinals, 7-6

OutsidePitchMLB... comeback and Votto's homer (his 11th of the season) overshadowed another stellar start by John Lamb, who went a career-high 7 1/3 innings, allowing...

New Chicagami lease approved

Director Michael Peterson said last winter was a mild season, and looking at past years, monthly rates were as high as $3,300 in the winter.

A lovely lake loop ride

To get in more miles in the Sisters area, mountain bikers can head to the Peterson Ridge Trailhead just south of town. The area is...

Dog that mauled 4-year-old girl had no history of violence

The dog that mauled a four-year-old girl to death in Chesterfield Inlet, Nunavut, Monday had no history of violence. The dog was a pet belonging...

Renewable Energy an Affordable Option for Nunavut

“This study shows that renewable energy uptake in northern communities is a good investment, that it will pay off with cost savings from reduced diesel...

Cassius X: Inside Cassius Clay's conversion to Islam

Someone knocked on the door. Malcolm X eased into the room, coolly sucking on a peppermint. Cutting through the tension in the dressing room before...

Caribou, taxes and dust: day six roundup at the Nunavut legislature

That's according to Paul Quassa, minister for the NAC, who confirmed that in legislature June 6 in response to questions from Netsilik MLA Emiliano Qirngnuq.

Ray Farmer blames Browns for mishandling Johnny Manziel's fame, but misses the point: Mary Kay Cabot

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Former Browns general manager Ray Farmer blamed the club Monday for mishandling Johnny Manziel's rock star status, but he missed the point.

Potentially toxic Russian rocket left no debris in Canada's waters, Ottawa says

Community and Government Services Minister Joe Savikataaq says it would have been preferable had High Arctic Nunavummuit known further in advance of the possibility of...

MLA seeks clarification on doctor-assisted dying in Nunavut

But Health Minister Monica Ell-Kanayuk, speaking through interpreters, had little to offer Joanasie in the way of clarity. “We are currently working and having dialogue...

Nunavut education authorities fear government power grab

“My responsibility is to hear what the DEAs are thinking of some of these recommendations and I want to emphasize that these recommendations are coming...

Nunavut officials will test $1.5M metal baler in Cape Dorset

The twisted remains of Peter Pitseolak School's steel frame have sat in this spot all winter. Now, the GN will ship a metal shearer and...

'The Greatest Love of All' among songs inspired by Ali

Daily MailSnippets of the band's hit songs were interspersed with insults exchanged between lead singers Mike Love and Brian Wilson, cousins who would feud for...

Residential real estate transfers, June 5

Petersen, Shawn K. and Pamela J. to Knobbe, Michael J. and Carol E., 12001 N. 178th Circle, $98,000. Ritchie, Molly J. and Jeffrey T. to...

Real Estate Transactions for Sunday, June 5, 2016

Christopher C. and Jennifer S. Hagy sold 182 St. Philip St. to Eric and Natalie Petersen for $797,000. Katharine E. May sold 8 St. .....

Charley Walters: Steve Kerr can match Johnny Kundla's mark

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, center, and coach Steve Kerr smile during a timeout during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA...

How Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's Difficult Divorce Could Impact Their Careers

As for any impact the split could have on Heard's career, Dergarabedian says the 30-year-old actress, whose most noteworthy roles came last year in Magic...

Little Shredder That Could: equipment to help clean up Cape Dorset school site

"There's a piece of equipment that CGS is bringing into Cape Dorset," said Joe Savikataaq, the minister of Community and Government Services. "It's called a...

Liriano rocked for 7 runs in Pirates' 9-2 loss to Angels - News & Observer

Washington PostLiriano rocked for 7 runs in Pirates' 9-2 loss to AngelsNews & Observer... even when he first came up," Angels manager Mike Scioscia said.

Cueto not sharp but pitches Giants past Cardinals

Santa Rosa Press DemocratThe way it falls, Johnny Cueto, Jeff Samardzija and Jake Peavy will get six days' rest, two more than usual. Madison Bumgarner...

Depp and Heard's divorce chaos chronicled

Entertainment TonightJohnny Depp and Amber Heard's split was just another high-profile celebrity split until last Friday, when Heard went to court to plea for a...

Inuit angered by Russian rocket splashdown in the Arctic

(subscription) (subscription)“It's toxic and hazardous and it shouldn't fall in Nunavut waters,” said Joe Savikataaq, minister of Community and Government Services. “If a ship...

Salute to Grads: Kenton Ridge High School Class of 2016

... Brandy Noel Jarvis, Keith Richard Jobe II, Cienna Tempest Johnson, Madison Mikayla Johnson, Christopher Jonathan Fachon Kalweit, Miranda Danielle Keeton, James Thomas Keller, Caleb...

Judge finds Nunavut premier's son guilty of sexual interference

The complainant, a 10-year-old girl, alleged Ian Taptuna sexually assaulted her in February of 2015. Taptuna argued it was all a misunderstanding and he was...

Minister, MLAs spar over state of Nunavut's public service

Human Resources Minister Keith Peterson, middle, address the legislature's committee of the whole June 2 with Deputy Finance Minister Chris D'Arcy, to his right, and...

Human resources debate starts with barbs from Nunavut finance minister

Iqaluit-Niaqunnguu MLA Pat Angnakak moved for the review in the fall sitting after Nunavut government employees reached out to her about workplace bullying. On Thursday,...

Danger of Russian rocket debris downplayed by officials, but Arctic locals fear it

He also said the debris could be even more dangerous if it lands on ice — adding that ice conditions are changing daily. Isaac Shooyook,...

Iqaluit-Sinaa MLA wants more consultation on beer-wine store

The future of a beer and wine store in Iqaluit once again came up inside Nunavut's legislative assembly June 1. That's when Iqaluit-Sinaa MLA Paul...

Nunavut premier's son on trial for sexual assault of 10-year-old girl

Premier Peter Taptuna's office issued a statement today saying "Like any parent, he is affected by this situation and wants nothing but a fair, just...

Pentagon: One dead as Blue Angels jet crashes in Smyrna, Tennessee

SMYRNA, Tenn. (WPMI) — A Blue Angels jet on a practice run has crashed near an airport in Smyrna, Tennessee, the Airport Authority confirms. Smyrna...

Somonauk rides right arm of ace Johnny Johnson to Class 1A state semifinals

"Johnny is a guy we can go to and when we go to him we know he's a guy who will come in and throw...

Johnny Depp's Personal Assistant Claims Amber Heard Text Messages Detailing Alleged Assault Were 'Heavily ...

The Magic Mike XXL actress also referred to several previous incidents in which she claims she was abused. However, Deuters told TMZ on Thursday that...

Nunavut minister clears up “misconceptions” about land referendum vote

The Government of Nunavut-led referendum on land sales last month was not an effort to hand off more responsibility to municipalities, says Nunavut's Community and...

Paul Okalik urges government to slow down Iqaluit beer and wine store

Iqaluit-Sinaa MLA Paul Okalik urged Premier Peter Taptuna yesterday to slow down the opening of a beer and wine store in Iqaluit — despite no...

Ten years of Dayton Moore: The drafts and international signings

... Dayton Moore, the purse-strings loosened. The Royals were free to spend more money than ever before on amateur players, which led to record draft...

Housing issues on the front burner at Nunavut legislature

When members of Canada's Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples visited the Belcher Islands community of Sanikiluaq recently, they experienced first-hand Nunavut's housing challenges. That's according...

NFC West offseason exit interview: 3 good things, 3 bad things for each team

If the Goff pick pays off, it will almost make up for all the games that Rams fans had to sit through over the past...

'You got this cuz:' Northerners express support, concern for Hunter Tootoo

In the legislature Wednesday, Premier Peter Taptuna extended his support to Tootoo, and said he has shown courage and works hard. Nunavut cabinet minister George...

Former Nunavut health minister condemns medical travel glitches

Okalik asked Health Minister Monica Ell-Kanayuk commit to researching the number of bumped medical patients being abandoned at airport terminals. “This month I was in...

Citing health reasons, Nunavut's languages commissioner resigns

Sandra Inutiq's resignation was announced on Monday in the Nunavut legislature. Inutiq, who has been in the role since 2013, had one year left on...

Nunavut NNI tribunal lacks transparency, MLA complains

“It is simply unacceptable that the new NNI policy does not require the new NNI tribunal to report publicly on its work,” Angnakak said, urging...

Who you gonna call? Nunavut MLAs wonder if communities are ready for emergencies

"These emergency measures plans more or less dictate who does what, what resources and equipment is available," said the Minister of Community and Government Services,...

Amber Heard's Lawyer Slams Accusation That Actress Is Blackmailing Johnny Depp - E! Online

E! OnlineAmber Heard's Lawyer Slams Accusation That Actress Is Blackmailing Johnny DeppE! OnlineAmber Heard's lawyer is slamming an accusation that the actress is blackmailing her...

Live Tigers blog: Chacin sparkles against Tigers

Mike Trout was Verlander's seventh strikeout victim of the night, Albert Pujols flew out to left field and C.J. Cron flew out to center field.

Cheltenham Township police briefs: Week of May 29

ROBBERY >> Donte Peterson Stephens, 27, of the 6600 block of North 21st Street, Philadelphia, was charged with robbery, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person,...

Manziel goes missing in New York (updated)

Chat SportsUnemployed quarterback Johnny Manziel recently arrived in New York for reasons entirely unrelated to attempting to become something other than an unemployed quarterback. According...

WAG sets up shop at the Forks

"The Nunavut Development Corporation is investing $75,000 per year over three years to the support the WAG @ The Forks Inuit art marketing project," Nunavut's...

Our view: Remembering McHenry County soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice

On Memorial Day, we publish this list of McHenry County residents who died in service to our nation during wartime – as far back as...

Nunavut internet meat sales worrying, caribou board says

Nunavut Premier Peter Taptuna defended the government's position saying Nunavut must balance environmental protection with development and jobs for Nunavummiut and that other bodies, such...