With three months left in the year, already 27 Nunavummiut have died by suicide. It is a pace that should justify a state of public health emergency, and it should inspire a more robust response from government and other agencies than it has, according to Nunavut’s chief coroner Padma Suramala.
The GNWT’s new draft lands protection plan blew through Tom Hoefer’s office like a Great Slave gale.
The GNWT has spent almost $50 million in two years covering the cost of diesel burned in place of hydroelectricity.
A recovering alcoholic, Jeffery Amos knows first-hand the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. Now a men’s health advocate for the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation in Inuvik, Amos uses his experiences to encourage his clients to take proactive measures to protect their health.
The Fort Smith Nordic Club hosted a biathlon training camp over the weekend with shooters from Hay River along with coach Pat Bobinski in the lead.
The small chapel in Mission Park’s historic church was packed Sept. 14 as Fort Smith locals took in the offerings from this year’s Ko K’e Storytelling Festival.
In the news this week is the large number of small communities in Northern Canada that have no resources to support women vulnerable to abuse from their mates; no “women’s shelters” where they can seek refuge with their children, or victim’s counsellor services to advise them of their rights or attend to them after they are beat on.
Editor, On behalf of myself, I’d like to thank the following people for working so hard to create Fort Smith magic on film with Hickey Gone Wrong, which premiered at the Rec Centre on September 12th, 2015:
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