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Basketball camp hits Whale Cove – Nunatsiaq News

Mar 15, 2023 Weeklong camp shows the passion, talent for the sport in the hamlet says coach After teaching basketball to youths in Whale Cove, coach Nick Diem has come away impressed with what the kids there can do in the sport. “All the communities have shown they’re little basketball hotbeds,” said Diem, a B.C.-based […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 202382 Views

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New arena builds community spirit in Carmacks

March 13, 2023 This is a joint news between the Governments of Canada and the Yukon and the Village of Carmacks. The ice is in and residents of Carmacks took full advantage as they celebrated the grand opening of their arena over the weekend. An all-star game and hockey camp led by former NHL player […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 2023139 Views

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Congratulations – Arctic Winter Games 2023

February 6, 2023 Kivallig Inuit Association would like to give a huge congratulations to all the participants of the Arctic Winter Games 2023 in Wood Buffalo. The amount of time and preparation that everyone put into their sport prior to the games have shown the amount of dedication that athletes, community members, recreation programs and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 202391 Views

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Years later, Cambridge Bay residents still celebrating the coaches who changed their lives – CBC

Feb 02, 2023 Terry Aknavigak and Daisy Eyegetok coached basketball for 20 years When storms raged during basketball practice in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, Daisy Eyegetok always knew she couldn’t take the day off. Sure enough, one or two students would ring her up, rain or snow: “Is there going to be practice?” “And then there’s […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 202378 Views

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Parents, premier cheer on Nunavut curlers at Arctic Winter Games – Nunatsiaq News

Jan 31, 2023 Games a ‘profound’ experience for Nunavut athletes, Akeeagok says It was a family affair as Team Nunavut entered its second day of competition at the Arctic Winter Games. Both the female and male curling teams battled on the ice against Team Alberta North early Monday morning at MacDonald Island Park in Wood […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 202381 Views

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Team Nunavut Looking for Volunteers for Arctic Winter Games

30 January 2023 Are you interested in volunteering with Team Nunavut? The Department of Community and Government Services’ Sport and Recreation Division is currently accepting applications to be a part of Team Nunavut’s volunteer staff in upcoming major games. Selected volunteers will support sport organizations, athletes, coaches, and other members of Team Nunavut leading up […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 2023193 Views

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Team Nunavut prepares for 2023 Arctic Winter Games

27 January 2023 On January 20, members of Team Nunavut’s to the 2023 Arctic Winter Games in Wood Buffalo, Alberta, presented Premier P.J. Akeeagok, Community and Government Services Minister David Joanasie, and members of the Legislative Assembly with official Team Nunavut gear and pins. Representing the team were futsal players River McCluskey and Pearl Uluqsi, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202397 Views

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Her Gwich’in roots gave her grit, says gold medal ski jumper Alexandria Loutitt – CBC

Jan 20, 2023 ‘It still doesn’t quite feel real to me. It’s something I’ve always dreamed about,’ the 19-year-old said Last Friday, in the gathering darkness on a ski hill in Zao, Japan, Alexandria Loutitt prepped for her next jump at the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup, not totally aware she was on the verge […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202380 Views

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New year off to a great start for 15-year-old First Nations hockey player – APTN News

January 04, 2023 2023 is off to a great start for a young First Nation hockey player from the Yukon who has a legitimate chance to make it to the big leagues. Gavin McKenna is a Trʼondëk Hwëchʼin First Nation citizen and a player for the South Alberta Hockey Academy. Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/videos/new-year-off-to-a-great-start-for-15-year-old-first-nations-hockey-player/

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 202379 Views

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Call for applications for Grants and Contributions for Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation initiatives

12 December 2022 The Department of Community and Government Services’ Sport and Recreation Division is currently accepting applications that support the planning and delivery of Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation initiatives for the 2023-24 fiscal year. Eligible applicants are Nunavut Municipalities and Nunavut non-profit organizations in good standing with legal registries. For more information on […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 2022166 Views

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