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Iqaluit’s market based solution

Based on my inexpert count, this event, a country food market, drew well over 100 people to a downtown square in Iqaluit, despite a windchill that sank below -40 and froze my bared fingers down to the bone. Food producers, … Continue reading

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A star is born

We have no way of knowing how history will judge Michaëlle Jean after her term as Governor General expires. But for most people alive today in Nunavut, their memories of the tour that ended today will survive until the end … Continue reading

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Michaëlle Jean and The Raw and the Cooked (1)

Let’s not forget that all she did was swallow a few grams of unprocessed animal protein extracted from the body of a thriving species of seal whose population numbers in the millions. But her detractors talk as if Michaëlle Jean … Continue reading

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Just a simple, unaffected gesture…

And with it, Michaëlle Jean shows why she may be our best Governor General since Georges Vanier.

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