nunavut : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n an Arctic territory in northern Canada created in 1999 and governed solely by the Inuit; includes the eastern part of what was the Northwest Territories and most of the islands of the Arctic Archipelago
- Keith Peterson in Globe and Mail
We know from over a century of northern resource exploration that there is gas in the Beaufort, oil in the Eastern Arctic, and gold in the Yukon. There are diamonds in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories, and countless other precious resources... Stephen Harper http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Harper&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEh1pJ_efciQe5WqU4Zl_Oq9qro7Q Calgary Herald http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.canada.com/calgaryherald/news/story.html%3Fid%3D2d9a3265-a750-4cff-bdfa-5cef8a210668&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFQ7zC5b9sGZDGoyh6Ioru3p1i9Zw Aug 26, 2008
68661 91646 nunavut Most of the violence in Nunavut is because of alcohol," Mr. Peterson said. "Iqaluit, it's no secret how violent it is. We all know people who have died from abuse of alcohol up here."
- Jack Harris in Vancouver Sun
The assertion that our sovereignty depends largely on Inuit occupation of the region are a bit hollow if we continue to lag on our commitments to the Inuit and prolong the failure to implement the Nunavut land claims agreement,Jack Harris,...