There are many exciting new projects happening throughout the territory, and several important issues that require attention.  Check here for a frequently updated list of important articles related to these topics.

Aboriginal Issues:

MMWIG inquiry ‘constrained’ by federal rules: chief commissioner

Missing and murdered Indigenous women inquiry hampered by federal bureaucracy: chief commissioner

Nunavut senator responds to suggestion First Nations trade status cards for Canadian citizenship

Toronto Star’s View: Get sexist language out of the Indian Act

Liberals weighing new language to fix sexist Indian Act, says Sen. Sinclair

Carbon Tax:

Senator says carbon pricing deadline is unrealistic

So what do Senators really do in the summer?

Nunavut Senator says North needs carbon tax exemption, for now

Arctic Issues:

Establish permanent place for military in Nunavut

Defence review highlights Arctic sovereignty

Conference to measure ‘Project Nunavut’

Not welcome at the big table

Conservative caucus visiting city

Senator takes issue with environmentalist finances

Book launched – History of the Legislative Assembly documented

National Aboriginal History Month:

Senators Reflect on Aboriginal History Month

Senate launches “Youth Indigenize the Senate 2017”

Youth Indigenize the Senate Day

Phoenix Pay Issues:

Nunavut senator working to fast-track Phoenix pay system issues in the territory

Phoenix pay problems doubly hard for Nunavut, northerners, senator says

Nunavut Senator speaks out on troubled Phoenix pay system

Inuit Housing Issues:

What can $1,800 get you for housing in the North? Nothing

Inuit housing shortage a public health emergency, Senate committee says

‘Inadequate and unsafe’ Inuit housing needs national fix, say senators

Housing crisis getting worse

Housing issues on the front burner at Nunavut legislature

Inuit leader hopes Senate housing report goes beyond ‘shock and awe’

Senators head North to study Inuit housing crisis


Response to Nunavut’s balanced budget calls for more funding from feds

$4.5 million for Cape Dorset

Aquatic centre getting $4 million

$25 million for infrastructure

Happy with the numbers


Competition heats up to build Canada’s first Arctic fibre line, as Inuit want in

‘Fibre is Nunavut’s railroad’: Senator boosts new pitch for Pan-Arctic fibre optic cable to bring decent Internet to the north

Natural Resources:

Mining future looks bright

‘Vast’ wealth: Nunavut at a crossroads when it comes to untapped mineral riches

Nunavut fisheries win more shrimp

Ottawa not ready to back Nunavut’s road to the Arctic Ocean

Nunavut fishing boats deserve lion’s share of shrimp

Nunavut fighting for its shrimping licences as quota cuts loom

Nunavut stakeholders overcame lack of representation to effectively lobby to scrap shrimp policy

Northern shrimp report completed

Senator challenges fisheries policy

Are attitudes around seal products changing?

Territory’s strengths highlighted in talks

Optimistic outlook for sealskin product sales

Heads-up on Hudson’s Bay offshore oil

Senator backs national seal day

Quebec wants to extend Plan Nord into Nunavut

Mine training society seeks funding renewal

Golden opportunity for Nunavut

Commercial Arctic char industry should be developed in Nunavut: report

Electoral Reform:

Electoral reforms should enhance Indigenous voter turnout: committee


Because It’s 2016: Why Do You Still Need to Own Land to Be a Senator?

Sen. Dennis Patterson ramps up work on behalf of Nunavut

Residency rules get more flack

Senators vote against broadening assisted-dying bill

Sibbeston goes independent

Senator challenges land requirement

Dennis Patterson tables bill to remove land ownership requirement for senators

Smart advice for Trudeau on Senate reform

Sen. Dennis Patterson wants to remove Senate’s ‘elitist’ eligibility requirements

Nunavut’s Conservative senator enthusiastic about working with Liberals

Senator says Indigenous people must be part of Quebec-Nunavut boundary talks

“Foreign money” threatens Canadian sovereignty, Nunavut senator says

Senators visit North

Time to congratulate

Former premier appointed senator


Strike 2? Inuvik may not be ready for second satellite launch

A home for men

Crowd welcomes aquatic centre

Danger of Russian rocket debris downplayed by officials, but Arctic locals fear it

PM to announce polar icebreaker

Medal recipient in Baker Lake

Honour for his long career

Issaluk receives Diamond Jubilee medal

Chamber to host business symposium

Nunavut’s new senator comes to call on the Kivalliq