Happy 20th Nunavut
After Peter Ittinuar first brought up the idea of a new territory in the North, it would take another 20 years to come to fruition. On April 1, 1999, Nunavut officially became a territory.
It’s a place where children regularly go to bed hungry, teenagers often don’t finish high school, women experience violence at 13 times the national rate, and men commit suicide more than anywhere else in the developed world.
The communities of Nunavut
Sticking together through thick and thin
April 5, 2019
It’s a big place with a small population. But when times get tough those who inhabit Canada’s youngest territory stick together.
In this last story of our series, we look at who is helping the youth not just to survive but thrive. Read More…