Editorials

    Under The Northern Sky

    • One shovel at a time

      Long ago, one of my favourite escapes during cold February days was to the…

    Rez Notes

    • Sub-zero ecstasy

      In case you haven’t noticed, it’s winter in the land of the wandering polar…
 

IN THE ISSUE

  • Iqaluit is the centre of a growing protest against the high cost of northern food

    Iqaluit is the centre of a growing protest against the high cost of northern food

    February 20, 2015 at 8:20 pm

    Like a lot of recent social movements, Feeding My Family started as a Facebook group, set up by Iqaluit’s Leesee Papatsie in 2012 to raise awareness about the absurdly high cost of food in the North. But it wasn’t until the group called for a one-day boycott, on January 31, of Northern Stores and other stores (including some..

  • Jordin Tootoo recounts how he went all the way

    Jordin Tootoo recounts how he went all the way

    February 20, 2015 at 8:13 pm

    Jordin Tootoo, the first and still only Inuk to play in the National Hockey League, is enjoying something of a rebirth this year with the New Jersey Devils. It’s another in a long series of second and third chances for the scrappy winger from Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, who overcame very long odds when he first jumped on the ice for..

  • Barriere Lake Algonquins sue federal government over management secrecy

    Barriere Lake Algonquins sue federal government over management secrecy

    February 20, 2015 at 1:23 am

    The Conservative government’s First Nations Transparency Act is causing trouble and controversy for many First Nations governments. Many First Nations refuse to submit to the authority of the act. But the case of the Algonquins of Barriere Lake is different: they can’t comply, they say, and it’s because the eight-year-long..

HEALTH

Programs and ideas for improving your health during the cold months

Programs and ideas for improving your health during the cold months

February 20, 2015 at 8:24 pm

With the light and warmth of summer months away, the natural inclination is to bundle up in front of the TV as much as possible...

UPDATES

The Grand Chief responds to Quebec Bar Association report on Northern justice

The Grand Chief responds to Quebec Bar Association report on Northern justice

February 20, 2015 at 8:10 pm

At the end of January, the Quebec Bar Association released a report that detailed how above the 49th parallel the justice system..