Angela Hill

Reporter

Angela Hill is a reporter with CBC North.

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After mother's plea, kindergartner will go to school 5 days a week

Samantha Nakoolak was told that because of a shortage of student support assistants, her son Michael, 4, might only get class time on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

European products now available at Iqaluit's beer and wine store

Wine, beer, coolers and ciders offered under principle to give access to low-alcohol content.

Nunavut lags behind rest of Canada for use of child care: StatsCan

According to a recent report by Statistics Canada, the territory trails behind the rest of the country in accessing early learning and daycare.

Northerners welcome changes to Nutrition North program but wish for more

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, the national organization representing Inuit interests in Canada, said it welcomes these new changes but are disappointed that support for harvesters of country food has not yet been approved.

'It can make you sweat': Iqaluit workshop teaches art of turning muskox fur into wool

Helen Iguptak is leading several workshops as part of the Nunavut Arts Festival this week.

Iqaluit's Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park could get new Inuktitut name

A master planning process is also looking at park boundaries and names at other territorial parks.

As school year begins, Nunavut and Nunavik face major teacher shortages

Teacher shortages are continuing across Nunavut and Nunavik for another year, with both regions racing to hire dozens of teachers as schools begin to open for the fall.

Cruise ship gets arrested in Iqaluit and it's a rare occurrence, says official

Sheriffs arrived at the cruise ship, were greeted by the captain, and served him the documents that placed the ship under arrest earlier this month.

Nunavut singer Riit releases her 1st music video

'I'm loving being able to deliver a TV show and delivering music in my mother tongue, Inuktitut,' says Inuk singer Rita Claire Mike-Murphy, who also hosts an Inuktitut children's show.

Water Rangers program puts scientific testing in the hands of Iqaluit locals

'By having citizens all over the world mobilized and collecting this data, we're able to get a lot of data, over a lot of space, in a short amount of time.'

Nunavut communities on track for warmer than normal summer

The months of June, July and August have been warmer than normal for most Nunavut communities, says meteorologist David Phillips.

RCMP forensic team to assist investigation of suspicious death in Iqaluit

Police have not made any arrests, but have not ruled out foul play.

Design contract for Nunavut long-term care facilities awarded

Nunavut is moving closer to getting 156 new long-term care beds in the territory. The government has awarded a contract for the design and construction of three new facilities to ft3 Architecture Landscape Interior Design.

In 1st year, Iqaluit store sells 1.9 million beers, 190,000 bottles of wine

The store was opened as part of a strategy to reduce the harm of alcohol consumption, especially of spirits, by making lower-alcohol beer and wine more accessible.

Gjoa Haven festival commemorates finding of Erebus and Terror

'We're having a chance to learn throat signing, try drum dancing and singing, to have Inuit tattoos and to really celebrate Inuit culture.'