Nick Murray

Nick Murray is a CBC reporter, based in Iqaluit since 2015. He got his start with CBC in Fredericton after graduating from St. Thomas University's journalism program. He's also worked two Olympic Games as a senior writer with CBC Sports. You can follow Nick on Twitter at @NickMurray91.

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Nunavut's $500K 'model of care' review was over budget and overdue, documents show

Documents obtained by CBC News show Nunavut's 'model of care' review came in over budget, didn't meet its deadlines, was sent back to the drawing board, and may not be as comprehensive as the government had hoped.

Former Nunavut premiers weigh in on 'premier election' debate

Former Nunavut premiers Eva Aariak and Peter Taptuna are weighing in on the debate on whether Nunavummiut should elect their own premier.

Nunavut gov't rejects Iqaluit's land admin bylaw over 'human rights' concerns

The territorial government has rejected a proposed City of Iqaluit bylaw, over concerns it discriminates against Inuit who are originally from outside Iqaluit.

Federal government approves Canadian North and First Air merger

The federal government has approved the merger between northern airlines First Air and Canadian North.

Government pumps brakes on making Nunavut Day a stat holiday

The Nunavut government is waiting to see what happens with Parliament's Bill C-369, which proposes to make Sept. 30 the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

Nunavut will get largest slice of $40 million federal harvester support program money

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami is pushing for Inuit to get a significant chunk of Ottawa's promised $40 million for a harvester support program — and Nunavut is poised to get the largest slice.

Senate report calls on Ottawa to fix 'neglected' Arctic

Canada's Northern regions have been neglected, overlooked, and passed by for far too long, according to a report released Tuesday by a Senate special committee.

Ex-Nunavut premier says it's time for Nunavummiut to elect their premier

Aggu MLA and former Nunavut premier Paul Quassa says its time for Nunavummiut to elect their own premier.

Nunavut premier says MLAs with gripes should come to him first

Joe Savikataaq says he can't put in place 'corrective measures' unless MLAs alert him to their issues with cabinet members.

Nunavut MLAs slam government over 'unacceptable' trend of non-answers

Nunavut's MLAs have sent a letter to the Premier, threatening non-confidence motions if cabinet ministers don't start answering their questions.

Nunavut gov't unveils first part of carbon tax mitigation measures

The Nunavut government plans to subsidize half of the costs its residents will bear as a result of the federal government's carbon tax.

Nunavut kids speak up about 'unacceptable' state of mental health services

A new report makes 15 recommendations to address gaps in mental health services for youth. Many say they don't know how to access mental health services, or what services are available to them.

Food insecurity rising in Nunavut since launch of Nutrition North: study

Food insecurity in Nunavut has gotten worse since the introduction of the Nutrition North program in 2011, according to a study published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

Ski-Doo recalls 7,000 snowmobiles over fire hazard

Ski-Doo is recalling 7,025 snowmobiles over a potential fire hazard. The 2017 Freeride, MXZ, Renegade, and Summit models with 850 E-TEC engines are affected.

Ottawa holds off on major Nutrition North changes, want more input from Inuit

The federal government has instructed northern retailers to hold off on cutting Nutrition North subsidies to nearly three dozen food items, CBC News has learned.