Nunavut seal skin fashions walked the runway at the North American Fur and Fashion Exposition in Montreal May 3-5, 2009.
The artist whose work is featured on Northwestel’s new Nunavut directory cover was celebrated at today’s opening of a new exhibit at the Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum in Iqaluit.
The Environmental Technology Program (ETP) students began a long-term monitoring project of snow and ice thickness, and other variables of a lake near Iqaluit during April field camp activities of 2005 and 2006. Between 25 March and 1 April 2009, students of the Limnology field camp were back at it again.
Nunavut needs more nurses to help build healthy communities. Ideally, the best people to help Nunavummiut come from Nunavut since they are familiar with the culture, values and challenges we face. The Bachelor of Science in Arctic Nursing is offered in partnership with Dalhousie University. The curriculum emphasizes awareness and respect for Inuit culture, and will prepare nurses to be leaders in the health care system of Nunavut.
Nunavut Research Institute (NRI) is set for a total overhaul, thanks to $11 million in new federal funding.
In addition to coming to work at Nunavut Arctic College, one of the highlights of my nursing career was being selected to participate in the Stop Transmission of Polio (STOP) program.
YELLOWKNIFE (October 20, 2008) – The presidents of the three territorial colleges in Northern Canada updated a wide-ranging memorandum of understanding (MOU) committing their institutions to co-operate on programs and services of mutual benefit to students in Nunavut, Yukon and the NWT. President Daniel Vandermeulen of Nunavut Arctic College, President Terry Weninger of Yukon College and President Maurice Evans of Aurora College signed the agreement at a meeting in Yellowknife October 1. The agreement updates and affirms an MOU that has been in place since 1999.