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AROUND THE KIVALLIQ: Pakallak Tyme is a go

Rankin Inlet

The community of Rankin Inlet is in full party mode as the 2018 edition of Pakallak Tyme got underway this past weekend and will run until May 6.

Apaira Ayaruak hams it up for the camera as Marissa Tulugak, left, and Anisha Anawak-Tatty are ready for their minute in the Bouncy Castle to begin during Pakallak Tyme in Rankin Inlet on May 4, 2017. The 2018 edition of Pakallak Tyme is underway this week in Rankin Inlet. NNSL file photo

Games, competitions and fun-filled activities for children of all ages are guaranteed during the annual hamlet celebration.

Toronto teams arrive in Rankin

Rankin Inlet

The Mimico teams from the Greater Toronto Area arrived in Rankin Inlet this past Friday, April 27, for the second segment of the cultural exchange program with the Rankin Rock minor hockey program.

The final day of exhibition hockey between the Mimico and Rankin teams is today, May 2.

The Rankin Rock atoms take on the Mimico Blue atoms at 3 p.m. at the Rankin arena, while the final game pits the Rankin Rock peewee and bantam team against the Mimico bantam team at 4:15 p.m.

Arctic Circle Cup ready in Naujaat


Four teams were scheduled to compete in the Arctic Circle Cup senior men's tournament in Naujaat this past weekend.

Final results were not known as of press time.

Nunavut tests its skills


Students from across the Kivalliq travelled to Iqaluit this past weekend to participate in the Nunavut Skills competition and a chance to advance to the national event.

Final results from the Nunavut Skills competition were not known as of press time.