More than 150 students, their friends and family came out for the Nunavut Arctic College Office Administration Certificate program graduation ceremony at the Mark Kalluak Community Hall in Arviat.
Avatitinnik Kamatsiarniq, the Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit principle of Environmental Stewardship, emphasizes the key relationship between people and the natural world.
Nunavut Arctic College’s Fur Production and Design, Teacher Education and Arctic Nursing students celebrated graduation with their summer convocation ceremony at the Navigator Inn Thursday, June 10, 2010.
Nunavut Environment Minister Daniel Shewchuk congratulated Fur Production and Design graduate Rosie Audlakiak of Qikiqtarjuaq in the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut. Audlakiak took first place for her sealskin fashion design in this year's Fur-Re-invented national student design contest.
A recent public opinion poll developed and funded by the Governments of Nunavut, Newfoundland, Quebec and Nova Scotia in partnership with the Fur Institute of Canada shows strong support among Canadians for seal hunting by both Inuit and non-Inuit hunters. The results of the omnibus poll, conducted by TNS Canadian Facts, clearly contradict the claims of anti-sealing activist groups who assert that the majority of Canadians are against seal hunting.
Brigadier General David Millar, Commander of Joint Task Force North presented Army Second Lieutenant Dorothy Atuat Tootoo of Rankin Inlet with the Commander’s Pennant for demonstrating the professionalism of an Officer in the Canadian Forces and a leader of the Cadet movement.
Nunavut Arctic College student, graduate and staff volunteers wish outgoing Joint Task Force North Commander, Brigadier General David Millar a fond farewell as he begins a new career in Ottawa.