Isaac Shooyook

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Child and Family Services Act conflicts with Inuit culture, MLA alleges

Quttiktuq MLA Isaac Shooyook says that words in the Child and Family Services Act that say “parents should use methods other than force by way...

Amid suicide crisis, Nunavut MLA wants more traditional Inuit counselling

The day after finding out a grandson had died by suicide, Isaac Shooyook, the MLA for Quttiktuq, rose in the Nunavut Legislative Assembly to call...

Inuk elder MLA says Nunavut Family Services department traumatizes families

Quttiktuq MLA Isaac Shooyook, a passionate believer in the traditional Inuit ways he absorbed growing up on the land, used question period and a member's...

A tour of Canada's youngest legislature in Nunavut

During a recent exchange, High Arctic MLA Isaac Shooyook raised concern about how a generator hadn't been installed in a newly built emergency shelter in...

Nunavut Legislature's Consensus Government, Party-Free Politics Dull Partisan Barbs

Shooyook thanked him, capping off an exchange that elsewhere could easily have erupted into defensive bickering and political showboating. The territory's consensus-based governance model, where...

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,...

Unilingual Inuit left out of federal census: Nunavut MLAs

Quttiktuq MLA Isaac Shooyook, who says he speaks “just a little” English, had a recent visit from an English-speaking StatsCan enumerator at his home in...

Say that again? Our favourite quotes of 2015

Quttiktuq MLA Isaac Shooyook, explaining why he staged a one-person walkout from the Nunavut legislature this past March. • “Tabarouette! That's close to my house.”...

Less than a quarter of Baffin caribou TAH harvested so far: Nunavut minister

Despite the grim circumstances for harvesters this year, MLA Isaac Shooyook — who, at 75, is the oldest elected MLA in Nunavut's 15-year history as...

Murder and mayhem on the tundra: Arctic historian's next release

The book contains more than two dozen stories of murder, mayhem and cultural evolution from the days of Martin Frobisher's journeys through the Arctic in...

Legislative hearings monitor public spending at Nunavut's Crown corporations

The scope of the committee's oversight changed to include IQK last year, following a motion by Quttiktuq MLA Isaac Shooyook. During the hearings, which run...

Nunavut MLAs confused about caribou hunting ban

As a stop-gap measure, while they draft a formal caribou management plan, the Nunavut government issued a harvesting ban for the entire island, until further...

NunatsiaqOnline 2014-06-06: NEWS: Nunavut polar bear attack ...

Everything happened so fast. Arnauyumayuq is a traditional Inuk. He was raised mostly in outpost camps by his grandfather, Isaac Shooyook, a renowned hunter and...

Polar bear pulled Arctic Bay man from tent, says MLA | Tulalip News

Polar bear pulled Arctic Bay man from tent, says MLA. Quttiktuq MLA Isaac Shooyook spoke in the Nunavut legislative assembly Friday about a polar bear...

Polar bear pulled Arctic Bay man from tent, says MLA - CKA News

Isaac Shooyook, MLA for Quttiktuq, spoke about the attack in the Nunavut legislature Friday morning. Isaac Shooyook. Quttiktuq MLA Isaac Shooyook spoke in the Nunavut...

NunatsiaqOnline 2014-05-23: NEWS: Nunavut polar bear attacked ...

When a polar bear entered the tent of a pair of hunters who were camping outside of Arctic Bay, the animal grabbed the first man...

NunatsiaqOnline 2014-03-21: TAISSUMANI: Taissumani, March 21

Isaac Shooyook, now the MLA for High Arctic, with Kik Shappa of Arctic Bay and James Ford of McGill University in 2007 near Arctic Bay,...

NunatsiaqOnline 2014-03-21: TAISSUMANI: Taissumani, March 21

Isaac Shooyook, now the MLA for High Arctic, with Kik Shappa of Arctic Bay and James Ford of McGill University in 2007 near Arctic Bay,...

Canadian Election Atlas: Nunavut election summary

Among them will be 30 year old David Joanasie (South Baffin riding), the youngest person to ever be elected in Nunavut's short history and Isaac...

Premier Eva Aariak loses in Nunavut election | News

George Hickes has beaten Aariak in the constituency of Iqaluit-Tasiluk. Elsewhere, Monica Ell was re-elected in the constituency of Iqaluit-Manirajak. Isaac Shooyook has been elected...

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Isaac Shooyuk, Speaking by using an Inuktitut interpreter, known by names like his adoptive son an "angel" And a kind and caring young man, Oyukuluk's...

Drowned men remembered by loving families | Metro

Isaac Shooyook, 73, was Ian's adoptive father. He said, through an interpreter at the Larga Home in Ottawa, that this was Ian's first trip to...

Family mourns drowning victims | Ottawa & Region | News | Ottawa ...

Isaac Shooyook described his son, Ian, as an “angel” and a “kind and caring man.”...

The House & other Arctic musings: Shooyook... Part 1

Isaac Shooyook is more commonly known just as Shooyook. He is a smaller man of slight build. It would probably be more accurate to describe...