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The Nunavut territory: populist, conservative, conflicted

“Whether the promise of Nunavut set out by the visionary Inuit leaders who made the land claim and the territory a reality – a promise of fundamental importance to all Nunavummiut – will be fulfilled remains an open question.” You … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Simpson says I told you so

Some time in June of 1998, your humble content provider remembers reading a column in the Globe and Mail by Jeffrey Simpson entitled “Tough times lie ahead for new territory of Nunavut.” Simpson’s column drew most of its facts from … Continue reading

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