Kivalliq News Headlines Nunavut Wednesday, July 11, 2012

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Kivalliq News serves the six communities in the Kivalliq region of Nunavut. It is one of six Northern News Services newspapers serbing the Nunavut and the NWT.

Headlines: Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Tootoo signs three-year deal with Detroit
The popularity of the NHL’s Detroit Red Wings received a huge boost in Nunavut earlier this month when Rankin Inlet’s own Jordin Tootoo inked a three-year deal worth $5.7 million with the Motor City club on July 1.
Racing spectacle returns
ATV racing returned to Arviat for the first time in more than two decades earlier this month.
Dire news for Southampton caribou
The results of the survey on the remaining Southampton Island caribou are far worse than researchers feared.
Making a difference
The school year came to a close with a very special announcement at Leo Ussak Elementary School (LUS) in Rankin Inlet this past month.
Becoming protectors of the land
An environmental monitoring program saw six students receive their certificates in Rankin Inlet this past month.
Dancing in celebration
Hundreds of people spent a good part of the day, and most of the evening, celebrating being Canadian during Canada Day festivities in Rankin Inlet on July 1.

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