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Abraham "Abe" Okpik, CM (12 January 1928 – 10 July 1997) was an Inuit community leader in Canada.
The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN, stylized aptn) is a Canadian broadcast and Category A cable television network.
Adam Arreak-Lightstone is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut in the 2017 general election.
Adult contemporary music (AC) is a North American term used to describe a form of radio-played popular music, ranging from 1960s vocal and 1970s soft rock music to predominantly ballad-heavy music of the present day, with varying degrees of easy listening, pop, soul, rhythm and blues, quiet storm, and rock influence.
Air charter is the business of renting an entire aircraft (i.e., chartering) as opposed to individual aircraft seats (i.e., purchasing a ticket through a traditional airline).
Air medical services is a comprehensive term covering the use of air transportation, airplane or helicopter, to move patients to and from healthcare facilities and accident scenes.
Air Nunavut is an airline based in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada.
The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine jet airliner manufactured by multi-national manufacturer Airbus.
Akitsiraq Law School is a legal education program designed to increase the number of lawyers in Nunavut and the Canadian Arctic, including a program leading to a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B) in Iqaluit, Nunavut.
An all-terrain vehicle (ATV), also known as a quad, quad bike, three-wheeler, four-wheeler or quadricycle as defined by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a vehicle that travels on low-pressure tires, with a seat that is straddled by the operator, along with handlebars for steering control.
AM broadcasting is a radio broadcasting technology, which employs amplitude modulation (AM) transmissions.
Amadjuak Lake is a lake in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada.
Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
Ann Meekitjuk Hanson (Inuktitut: ᐋᓐ ᒦᖀᑦᔩᒃ ᐦᐋᓐᓱᓐ/an miiqitjuk hansun) (born May 22, 1946, Qaktut, Northwest Territories, now Nunavut) was the Commissioner of Nunavut.
Annabella Piugattuk (born December 19, 1982) is a Canadian Inuit actress, notable for her role in the 2003 film The Snow Walker.
Apex (Inuktitut Niaqunngut) is a small community in Iqaluit located on Baffin Island in Nunavut, Canada.
Aqsarniit Ilinniarvik School is a public middle school located in Iqaluit, Nunavut Grades 6 to 8.
Arab Canadians come from all of the countries of the Arab world.
The Arctic is a polar region located at the northernmost part of Earth.
The Arctic Circle is the most northerly of the five major circles of latitude as shown on maps of Earth.
The Arctic Winter Games is an international biennial celebration of circumpolar sports and Aboriginal culture.
The Arctic Winter Games Arena is a 2,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada.
Area code 867, the area code for the three Territories of Canada in the Arctic far north, was created on October 21, 1997, from portions of area codes 403 and 819.
Auyuittuq National Park (ᐊᐅᔪᐃᑦᑐᖅ,, "the land that never melts") is a national park located on Baffin Island's Cumberland Peninsula, Qikiqtaaluk Region in Nunavut, the largest political subdivision of Canada.
École des Trois-Soleils (Three Suns School) is the only French language school located in Iqaluit, Nunavut and offers classes from Grades K to 12.
Baffin Island (ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᒃ, Qikiqtaaluk, Île de Baffin or Terre de Baffin), in the Canadian territory of Nunavut, is the largest island in Canada and the fifth largest island in the world.
Baffin Island Current (or Baffin Current) is an ocean current running south down the western side of Baffin Bay in the Arctic Ocean, along Baffin Island.
A bed and breakfast (typically shortened to B&B or BnB) is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and breakfast.
Bell Canada (commonly referred to as Bell) is a Canadian telecommunications company headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Black Canadians is a designation used for people of Black African descent, who are citizens or permanent residents of Canada.
The Canada 1996 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population.
The Canada 2001 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population.
The Canada 2006 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population.
The Canada 2011 Census is a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population on May 10, 2011.
The Canada 2016 Census is the most recent detailed enumeration of the Canadian residents, which counted a population of 35,151,728, a change from its 2011 population of 33,476,688.
The Canadian Arctic Archipelago, also known as the Arctic Archipelago, is a group of islands north of the Canadian mainland.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Société Radio-Canada), branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian federal Crown corporation that serves as the national public broadcaster for both radio and television.
Canadian Helicopters, formerly CHC Helicopter Canadian operations, operates 132 aircraft from 43 bases across Canada which provides a broad range of helicopter services to include: emergency medical services, infrastructure maintenance, utilities, oil and gas, forestry, mining and construction, and helicopter transportation services.
Canadian North Inc. is an airline headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality exercising primary status in a country, state, province, or other administrative region, usually as its seat of government.
CBC Music (formerly known as CBC FM, CBC Stereo and CBC Radio 2) is a Canadian FM radio network operated by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
CBC News is the division of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation responsible for the news gathering and production of news programs on the corporation's English-language operations, namely CBC Television, CBC Radio, CBC News Network, and CBC.ca.
CBC North (ᓰᐲᓰ ᐊᑭᐊᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ; ᓰᐲᓰ ᒌᐌᑎᓅᑖᐦᒡ; Radio-Canada Nord) is the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's radio and television service in Northern Canada (i.e., Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Northern Quebec).
CBC Radio One is the English-language news and information radio network of the publicly owned Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
CBC Television (also known as simply "CBC") is a Canadian English-language broadcast television network that is owned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the national public broadcaster. The network began operations on September 6, 1952. Its French-language counterpart is Ici Radio-Canada Télé. Headquartered at the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in Toronto, CBC Television is available throughout Canada on over-the-air television stations in urban centres and as a must-carry station on cable and satellite television. Almost all of the CBC's programming is produced in Canada. Although CBC Television is supported by public funding, commercial advertising revenue supplements the network, in contrast to CBC Radio and public broadcasters from several other countries, which are commercial-free.
CBFT-DT, virtual channel 2 (UHF digital channel 19), is the flagship station of the French language service of Ici Radio-Canada Télé located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
CBM-FM (93.5 MHz) is a public non-commercial radio station in Montreal, Quebec.
CFFB is a Canadian radio station, broadcasting at 1230 AM.
CFFB-TV was the television call sign for the former CBC's television transmitter in Iqaluit, Nunavut.
CFRT-FM is a Canadian radio station, broadcasting at 107.3 FM in Iqaluit, Nunavut.
CFYK-DT is a CBC Television owned-and-operated television station located in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada.
Charles Francis Hall (1821 – November 8, 1871) was an American Arctic explorer.
Chinese Canadians are Canadians of full or partial Chinese ancestry, sometimes referenced as a CBC or Chinese-born Canadian (with light homage to the CBC, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, or to its American equivalent ABC).
ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.
CKGC-FM is a Canadian radio station, which broadcasts at 103.5 FM/MHz in Iqaluit, Nunavut.
CKIQ-FM is a Canadian radio station, which broadcasts at 99.9 FM in Iqaluit, Nunavut.
Commission scolaire francophone du Nunavut (CSFN) is the French-language school board in Nunavut, headquartered in Iqaluit.
The Commissioner of Nunavut (ᑲᒥᓯᓇ ᓄᓇᕗᒧᑦ; Inuinnaqtun: Kamisinauyuq Nunavunmut; Commissaire du Nunavut) is the Government of Canada's representative in the territory of Nunavut.
Community radio is a radio service offering a third model of radio broadcasting in addition to commercial and public broadcasting.
The Crimson Route was a set of joint United States and Canada transport routes planned for ferrying planes and material from North America to Europe during World War II.
Dennis Glen Patterson (born December 30, 1948) is a politician and lawyer.
The Diocese of The Arctic is a diocese of the Ecclesiastical Province of Rupert's Land of the Anglican Church of Canada.
Disc numbers, or ujamiit or ujamik in the Inuit language, were used by the Government of Canada in lieu of surnames for the Inuit and were similar to dog-tags.
The Distant Early Warning Line, also known as the DEW Line or Early Warning Line, was a system of radar stations in the far northern Arctic region of Canada, with additional stations along the North Coast and Aleutian Islands of Alaska, in addition to the Faroe Islands, Greenland, and Iceland.
A dog sled or dog sleigh is a sled pulled by one or more sled dogs used to travel over ice and through snow.
East Asia is the eastern subregion of the Asian continent, which can be defined in either geographical or ethno-cultural "The East Asian cultural sphere evolves when Japan, Korea, and what is today Vietnam all share adapted elements of Chinese civilization of this period (that of the Tang dynasty), in particular Buddhism, Confucian social and political values, and literary Chinese and its writing system." terms.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
Edward "Ed" Walter Picco (born September 21, 1961) is a Canadian Nunavut, politician first elected in the 1995 Northwest Territories election.
An electoral district in Canada, also known as a "constituency" or a "riding", is a geographical constituency upon which Canada's representative democracy is based.
Elisapee Sheutiapik is a Canadian politician, who served as mayor of Iqaluit, Nunavut, from 2003 to 2010,.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Environment and Climate Change Canada (or simply its former name, Environment Canada, or EC) (Environnement et Changement climatique Canada), legally incorporated as the Department of the Environment under the Department of the Environment Act (R.S., 1985, c. E-10), is the department of the Government of Canada with responsibility for coordinating environmental policies and programs as well as preserving and enhancing the natural environment and renewable resources.
European Canadians (also known as White Canadians or Euro-Canadians) are Canadians with ancestry from Europe.
Eva Qamaniq Aariak (ᐄᕙ ᐋᕆᐊᒃ,; born January 10, 1955) is a Canadian politician, who was elected in the 2008 territorial election to represent the electoral district of Iqaluit East in the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut.
The Everett Mountains are a mountain range located at Frobisher Bay on southern Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada.
Fairbanks is a home rule city and the borough seat of the Fairbanks North Star Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.
Fiberglass (US) or fibreglass (UK) is a common type of fiber-reinforced plastic using glass fiber.
Filipino Canadians (French: Canadiens philippins; Filipino: Pilipinong Kanadyano; Baybayin) are Canadians of Filipino descent or people born in the Philippines who reside in Canada.
Bradley Air Services Limited, operating as First Air, is an airline headquartered in Kanata, a suburb of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
A first language, native language or mother/father/parent tongue (also known as arterial language or L1) is a language that a person has been exposed to from birth or within the critical period.
In Canada, the First Nations (Premières Nations) are the predominant indigenous peoples in Canada south of the Arctic Circle.
FM broadcasting is a method of radio broadcasting using frequency modulation (FM) technology.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
Frobisher Bay is a relatively large inlet of the Labrador Sea in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada.
The Geographical Names Board of Canada (GNBC) is a national committee with a secretariat in Natural Resources Canada, part of the Government of Canada, which authorizes the names used on official federal government maps of Canada created since 1897.
George Hickes, Jr. is a Canadian politician, who was elected to represent the district of Iqaluit-Tasiluk in the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut in the 2013 election, defeating sitting Nunavut Premier Eva Aariak.
The Government of Canada (Gouvernement du Canada), formally Her Majesty's Government (Gouvernement de Sa Majesté), is the federal administration of Canada.
A gravel road is a type of unpaved road surfaced with gravel that has been brought to the site from a quarry or stream bed.
Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat,; Grønland) is an autonomous constituent country within the Kingdom of Denmark between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
The Group of Seven (G7) is a group consisting of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Hudson Bay (Inuktitut: Kangiqsualuk ilua, baie d'Hudson) (sometimes called Hudson's Bay, usually historically) is a large body of saltwater in northeastern Canada with a surface area of.
Hudson Strait links the Atlantic Ocean and Labrador Sea to Hudson Bay in Canada.
The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC; Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson) is a Canadian retail business group.
Hunter A. Tootoo (Inuktitut: ᕼᐊᓐᑕ ᑐᑐ; born August 18, 1963) is a Canadian politician serving as the Member of Parliament for Nunavut since 2015.
Ici Radio-Canada Télé (stylized as ICI Radio-Canada TēLē, and formerly known as Télévision de Radio-Canada) is a Canadian French-language broadcast television network that is owned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (known in French as Société Radio-Canada), the national public broadcaster.
An igloo (Inuit languages: iglu, Inuktitut syllabics ᐃᒡᓗ (plural: igluit ᐃᒡᓗᐃᑦ)), also known as a snow house or snow hut, is a type of shelter built of snow, typically built when the snow can be easily compacted.
Indigenous peoples in Canada, also known as Native Canadians or Aboriginal Canadians, are the indigenous peoples within the boundaries of present-day Canada.
An intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) is a guided ballistic missile with a minimum range of primarily designed for nuclear weapons delivery (delivering one or more thermonuclear warheads).
The Inuit (ᐃᓄᐃᑦ, "the people") are a group of culturally similar indigenous peoples inhabiting the Arctic regions of Greenland, Canada and Alaska.
The Inuit languages are a closely related group of indigenous American languages traditionally spoken across the North American Arctic and to some extent in the subarctic in Labrador.
Inuksuk High School is the high school of Iqaluit, the capital of the Canadian territory of Nunavut.
Inuktitut (syllabics ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ; from inuk, "person" + -titut, "like", "in the manner of"), also Eastern Canadian Inuktitut, is one of the principal Inuit languages of Canada.
Iqaluit Airport serves Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada and is located adjacent to the town.
Iqaluit Municipal Council is the governing body of the city of Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada.
Iqaluit-Manirajak (ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ−ᒪᓂᕋᔭᒃ) is a territorial electoral district (riding) for the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, Canada.
Iqaluit-Niaqunnguu (ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ−ᓂᐊᖁᙴ) is a territorial electoral district(riding) for the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, Canada.
Iqaluit-Sinaa (ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ−ᓯᓈ) is a territorial electoral district(riding) for the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, Canada.
Iqaluit-Tasiluk (ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ−ᑕᓯᓗᒃ) is a territorial electoral district(riding) for the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, Canada.
Jazz Aviation LP, commonly shortened to Jazz, is a Canadian regional airline based at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Enfield, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Chorus Aviation.
A jet aircraft (or simply jet) is an aircraft (nearly always a fixed-wing aircraft) propelled by jet engines (jet propulsion).
Joamie Ilinniarvik School is a public elementary school located in Iqaluit, Nunavut.
Katannilik Territorial Park Reserve ("the place of waterfalls") is a territorial park in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Kenn Harper (aka Ilisaijikutaaq, tall teacher) is a Canadian writer, historian and former businessman.
Kimmirut (Syllabics: ᑭᒻᒥᕈᑦ; known as Lake Harbour until 1 January 1996) is a community in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada.
Korean Canadians are Canadian citizens of Korean ancestry.
Labrador is the continental-mainland part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Labrador Current is a cold current in the North Atlantic Ocean which flows from the Arctic Ocean south along the coast of Labrador and passes around Newfoundland, continuing south along the east coast of Nova Scotia.
Latin American Canadians are Canadians who are descendants of people from countries of Latin America.
The Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, Canada, is located in Iqaluit, and is the territory's parliament.
The Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, or Legislative Council of the Northwest Territories, is the legislature and the seat of government of Northwest Territories in Canada.
The Legislative Building of Nunavut was built between 1998 and 1999, and became the home of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut in 1999.
Liberty ships were a class of cargo ship built in the United States during World War II.
Nunavut is the second-least populous of Canada's three territories with 35,944 residents as of 2016, but the largest territory in land area at.
This is a list of postal codes in Canada where the first letter is X. Postal codes beginning with X are located within the Canadian territories of Nunavut and the Northwest Territories.
Lucie Idlout (born Tatanniq Lucie d'Argencourt) is a Canadian singer/songwriter from Nunavut.
Madeleine Redfern (born 1967) is a Canadian Inuit politician, who was elected mayor of Iqaluit, Nunavut in a by-election on December 13, 2010.
Sir Martin Frobisher (c. 1535 – 22 November 1594) was an English seaman and privateer who made three voyages to the New World looking for the North-west Passage.
Matty L McNair (born in Pennsylvania, USA) is an American explorer.
The Métis in Canada are a group of peoples in Canada who trace their descent to First Nations peoples and European settlers.
Medical evacuation, often shortened to medevac or medivac, is the timely and efficient movement and en route care provided by medical personnel to wounded being evacuated from a battlefield, to injured patients being evacuated from the scene of an accident to receiving medical facilities, or to patients at a rural hospital requiring urgent care at a better-equipped facility using medically equipped ground vehicles (ambulances) or aircraft (air ambulances).
A Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA), or a Member of the Legislature (ML), is a representative elected by the voters of a constituency to the legislature or legislative assembly of a sub-national jurisdiction.
The Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC; Service météorologique du Canada – SMC) is a division of Environment and Climate Change Canada, which primarily provides public meteorological information and weather forecasts and warnings of severe weather and other environmental hazards.
Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.
Mosha Michael (c. 1948 – November 17, 2009) was sometimes called Canada's first Inuk film maker.
Multiracial is defined as made up of or relating to people of many races.
Nakasuk (Inuktitut syllabics: ᓇᑲᓱᒃ) was an Inuk who was born at a sealing camp near Pangnirtung, Northwest Territories (now Nunavut) in the early 20th century and grew up around Kimmirut (formerly Lake Harbour).
Nakasuk School is one of 4 elementary schools in Iqaluit, Nunavut.
Nanook School is one of four elementary schools in Iqaluit, Nunavut and located in Apex, just outside the city.
The narwhal (Monodon monoceros), or narwhale, is a medium-sized toothed whale that possesses a large "tusk" from a protruding canine tooth.
The National Topographic System or NTS (Système national de référence cartographique) is the system used by Natural Resources Canada for providing general purpose topographic maps of the country.
News/North (originally the News of the North) is a newspaper based in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, with offices in Fort Smith, Hay River, Fort Providence and Norman Wells, Northwest Territories, as well as Iqaluit and Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, and owned by Northern News Services.
North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), known until March 1981 as the North American Air Defense Command, is a combined organization of the United States and Canada that provides aerospace warning, air sovereignty, and protection for Northern America.
Northern Canada, colloquially the North, is the vast northernmost region of Canada variously defined by geography and politics.
The Northwest Territories (NT or NWT; French: les Territoires du Nord-Ouest, TNO; Athabaskan languages: Denendeh; Inuinnaqtun: Nunatsiaq; Inuktitut: ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᖅ) is a federal territory of Canada.
Nunatsiaq News (ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᕐᒥ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᑦ) is a Canadian weekly newspaper based in Iqaluit, Nunavut serving Nunavut and the Nunavik region of northern Quebec and has been in operation since 1973.
Nunavut (Inuktitut syllabics ᓄᓇᕗᑦ) is the newest, largest, and northernmost territory of Canada.
Nunavut Arctic College (ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᓯᓚᑦᑐᖅᓴᕐᕕᒃ, Collège de l’Arctique du Nunavut, Inuinnaqtun: Nunavunmi Inirnirit Iliharviat) is a Crown corporation that is funded by the Government of Nunavut and has several campuses and centres spread out throughout Nunavut, Canada.
A plebiscite on a capital city was held on 11 December 1995 in the area of the Northwest Territories that was to be split off into the new territory of Nunavut.
The Nunavut Land Claim Agreement was signed on May 25, 1993, in Iqaluit, by representatives of the Tunngavik Federation of Nunavut (now Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated), the Government of Canada and the Government of the Northwest Territories.
Nuuk (Godthåb) is the capital and largest city of Greenland and the municipality of Sermersooq.
Oldies is a radio format that concentrates on rock and roll and pop music from the latter half of the 20th century, specifically from around the mid-1950s to the 1970s or 1980s.
Ottawa is the capital city of Canada.
Pangnirtung (or Pang, also Pangniqtuuq, in syllabics: ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᖅ) is an Inuit hamlet, Qikiqtaaluk Region, in the Canadian territory of Nunavut, located on Baffin Island.
Pat Angnakak is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut in the 2013 election.
Paul Okalik (ᐹᓪ ᐅᑲᓕᖅ,; born May 26, 1964) is a Canadian politician.
Paul-André Brasseur (born August 25, 1994) is a Canadian actor of partly Inuit ancestry.
In geology, permafrost is ground, including rock or (cryotic) soil, at or below the freezing point of water for two or more years.
The polar climate regions are characterized by a lack of warm summers.
Pond Inlet (Inuktitut: Mittimatalik, in English the place where the landing place is) is a small, predominantly Inuit community in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada, and is located in northern Baffin Island.
A Canadian postal code is a six-character string that forms part of a postal address in Canada.
The Premier of Nunavut is the first minister for the Canadian territory of Nunavut.
The provinces and territories of Canada are the sub-national governments within the geographical areas of Canada under the authority of the Canadian Constitution.
Public broadcasting includes radio, television and other electronic media outlets whose primary mission is public service.
The Qikiqtaaluk Region, Qikiqtani Region (ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᒃ) or Baffin Region is the easternmost administrative region of Nunavut, Canada.
Qikiqtani School Operations is one of three public school districts in Nunavut and headquartered in Pond Inlet.
Qikiqtarjuaq (formerly known as Broughton Island until November 1998, is a community located on the island of the same name in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. The island is known for Arctic wildlife, whale watching, and as the northern access point for Auyuittuq National Park (see also Pangnirtung) At the 2016 census the population was 598, an increase of 15.0% from the 2011 census. Qikiqtarjuaq hosts an annual "Suicide Prevention Walk". Local participants would walk a total distance of across the tundra from Kivitoo, an old whaling station. Today the walk is much shorter than the original 2 and a half days, but it is still meant to promote hope among the community. The community hosts a two-week celebration over the Christmas and New Year period every year. Visitors are warmly welcomed and encouraged to join the festivities and games. Near Qikiqtarjuaq was the home of FOX-5, a Distant Early Warning Line and now a North Warning System site. In July 2011, Qikiqtarjuaq was featured in the BBC Radio 4 comedy series Cabin Pressure.
Rankin Inlet (Kangiqliniq; Inuktitut syllabics: ᑲᖏᕿᓂᖅ or Kangirliniq, ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ, or Kangir&iniq meaning deep bay/inlet) is an Inuit hamlet on Kudlulik Peninsula in Nunavut, Canada.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP; Gendarmerie royale du Canada (GRC), "Royal Gendarmerie of Canada"; colloquially known as The Mounties, and internally as "the Force") is the federal and national police force of Canada.
Salix arctica, the arctic willow, is a tiny creeping willow (family Salicaceae).
Sheila Watt-Cloutier, OC (born 2 December 1953) is a Canadian Inuit activist.
A shrub or bush is a small to medium-sized woody plant.
A snowmobile, also known as a motor sled, motor sledge, or snowmachine, is a motorized vehicle designed for winter travel and recreation on snow.
The sod house or "soddy" was a successor to the log cabin during frontier settlement of Canada and the United States.
The Soper River (Inuktitut: Kuujuaq, meaning "the great river") is a waterway on Baffin Island, Nunavut.
South Asian Canadians are Canadians who were either born in or can trace their ancestry to South Asia, which includes nations such as India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Nepal.
Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.
The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle program.
The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut is the presiding officer of the territorial legislature in Nunavut, Canada.
Standard time is the synchronization of clocks within a geographical area or region to a single time standard, rather than using solar time or a locally chosen meridian (longitude) to establish a local mean time standard.
Statistics Canada (Statistique Canada), formed in 1971, is the Government of Canada government agency commissioned with producing statistics to help better understand Canada, its population, resources, economy, society, and culture.
Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park (Iqaluit Kuunga in the Inuktitut language) is a Canadian territorial park located 1 km away from Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut territory in Canada.
Talk radio is a radio format containing discussion about topical issues and consisting entirely or almost entirely of original spoken word content rather than outside music.
A taproot is a large, central, and dominant root from which other roots sprout laterally.
A telephone exchange is a telecommunications system used in the public switched telephone network or in large enterprises.
Terrestrial or broadcast television is a type of television broadcasting in which the television signal is transmitted by radio waves from the terrestrial (Earth based) transmitter of a television station to a TV receiver having an antenna.
Traffic lights, also known as traffic signals, traffic lamps, traffic semaphore, signal lights, stop lights, robots (in South Africa and most of Africa), and traffic control signals (in technical parlance), are signalling devices positioned at road intersections, pedestrian crossings, and other locations to control flows of traffic.
The tree line is the edge of the habitat at which trees are capable of growing.
In physical geography, tundra is a type of biome where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons.
The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF or AAF), informally known as the Air Force, was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America during and immediately after World War II (1939/41–1945), successor to the previous United States Army Air Corps and the direct predecessor of the United States Air Force of today, one of the five uniformed military services.
Very high frequency (VHF) is the ITU designation for the range of radio frequency electromagnetic waves (radio waves) from 30 to 300 megahertz (MHz), with corresponding wavelengths of ten to one meter.
Ward Inlet is a body of water in Nunavut's Qikiqtaaluk Region.
A weather radio is a specialized radio receiver that is designed to receive a public broadcast service, typically from government-owned radio stations, dedicated to airing weather reports on a continual basis, with the routine weather reports being interrupted by emergency weather reports whenever needed.
Weatheradio Canada (Radiométéo Canada) is a Canadian weather radio network that is owned and operated by Environment and Climate Change Canada's Meteorological Service of Canada division.
Yellowknife is the capital and only city, as well as the largest community, in the Northwest Territories (NT or NWT), Canada.
The 2010 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXI Olympic Winter Games (Les XXIes Jeux olympiques d'hiver) and commonly known as Vancouver 2010, informally the 21st Winter Olympics, was an international winter multi-sport event that was held from 12 to 28 February 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with some events held in the surrounding suburbs of Richmond, West Vancouver and the University Endowment Lands, and in the nearby resort town of Whistler.
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