Nick Murray

Nick Murray is a CBC reporter, based in Iqaluit since 2015. A graduate from St. Thomas University's journalism program, he's also covered four Olympic Games as a senior writer with CBC Sports. You can follow Nick on Twitter at @NickMurray91.

Latest from Nick Murray

Nunavut housing minister says COVID-19, costs to blame for 2021 tendering delays

Nunavut's housing minister says COVID-19 and costs were why the Nunavut Housing Corporation delayed awarding tenders to build housing units last year.

'I am seeking help': Nunavut MLA suspended after being intoxicated in Legislature

Nunavut's Legislative Assembly voted to suspend Amittuq MLA Joelie Kaernerk until Monday for being intoxicated in the Legislature. During a speech in the Legislature, he encouraged people to "make something out of your mistake" to "make yourself better."
CBC Investigates

Unexplained tendering delays at Nunavut Housing Corporation cost Nunavummiut

The Nunavut Housing Corporation (NHC) is facing allegations of mishandling public housing tenders last year, potentially costing Nunavummiut millions of dollars, and leaving others without a much-needed housing unit.

'The system doesn't really work': Nunavut ATIPP watchdog slams GN in annual report

Nunavut's Information and Privacy Commissioner says the territorial government’s access to information system isn’t working.

City of Iqaluit warns of 6% property tax hike if Qulliq Energy plan is approved

The City of Iqaluit is warning it will have to raise property taxes by 6 per cent if the Qulliq Energy Corporation's general rate application is approved.

Nunavut Impact Review Board rejects proposed Baffinland expansion

The Nunavut Impact Review board has recommended Baffinland's Phase 2 expansion not be be allowed to proceed, citing "the potential to result in significant adverse ecosystemic effects."

Qulliq Energy proposes to cut business, homeowner power bills and hike gov't rates

The Qulliq Energy Corporation is proposing changes to electricity rates in Nunavut so that all communities would pay the same rates. It's also proposing dramatic increases to government customers.
CBC Investigates

After months of sacrifice, Black bobsleigh athlete alleges racism in Olympic team selection

Shaquille Murray-Lawrence says his dream to compete for Canada at this year's Beijing Olympics was thwarted by systemic discrimination within Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton and that he lost his position on the team to someone he out-performed.

Crown rests its case on Day 7 of Wayne Panipakoocho murder trial

On Tuesday, Crown prosecutors rested their case against Wayne Panipakoocho, who is accused of first-degree murder in the 2019 shooting death of Hannas Braun. Court heard testimony from Panipakoocho's aunt, in whose apartment Braun was shot and killed.

'I heard a loud bang': Only witness to Iqaluit homicide testifies at murder trial

The cousin of Wayne Panipakoocho testified for the Crown in his murder trial on Monday, as the only other person who was present when Hannas Braun was shot and killed.