Emma Tranter

The Canadian Press

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'To make change in Nunavut': Homegrown lawyers ready to enter legal profession

Last month, 23 students wrote their final exams for the Nunavut law program in the same classroom they spent most of their days in the last four years.

'Impossible to find peace': Spouse wants to see report on Nunavut RCMP shooting death

Earlier this month, the Ottawa Police Service said it found the officers involved not criminally responsible for Abraham Natanine's death in Clyde River.

'You cannot claim any more:' Russia seeks bigger piece of Arctic

Russia wants to stretch out imaginary lines on the ocean floor — and below it — and that has one northern security expert worried about consequences for other Arctic countries like Canada.

'My people need help:' Nunavut MP's report on housing decries living conditions

A member of Parliament from Nunavut says she won't forget the smell of mould that permeated through houses she visited across the territory last year.

Northern communities at risk without proper waste management: report

A report from Oceans North says communities in northern Canada face serious risk if their long-standing waste management problems are not addressed.
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Inuit midwives say they reluctantly quit after experiencing years of mistreatment

Cas Augaarjuk Connelly and Rachel Qiliqti Kaludjak never wanted to stop working at a Nunavut birthing centre, but they say years of mistreatment, racism and a lack of support from their government left them no choice.

Forced to travel during pandemic, Nunavut women want birthing services at home

The recent case of a Nunavut woman who flew to Winnipeg to deliver her fifth child and died of COVID-19 points to the risks in relying on interprovincial travel for health care, especially during a pandemic.

'I'm super Inuk': Nunavut singer Terry Uyarak releases songs in Inuktitut

Whether sledding with his dog team across the frozen ocean north of the Arctic Circle or driving his snowmobile over a land in darkness, the self-taught singer-songwriter says he's "always thinking about music."

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