While it’s common in most places to pay a yearly membership fee, in the north its one of the very few things you can still get for FREE with no strings attached! In order to get your library card you will need photo ID and to be planning to be an Iqaluit resident for 6 months or more and then you are set! They offer a variety of reading material in 3 languages: English, French,

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5There’s no doubt about it, the cost of raising a child, especially in the north, is expensive! But thanks to a local family and their labour of love: Arctic Cotton (a home based baby boutique) has made it a whole lot easier and more affordable to do so!

If you haven’t had the chance to check out the  Apex (Iqaluit) based business, Arctic Cotton, it’s worth taking a few minutes to get acquainted with them!

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If you’ve ever had a twinge of conscience as you throw your  cans into the garbage (knowing it’s just adding to the landfill)  then you might be interested in knowing the details of an eco-friendly initiative the students of Inuksuk High School have been successfully implementing!

As local residents of Iqaluit, you and I have a great opportunity to jump in and make a difference as well!

We were please to have the chance to chat with April Tucker,

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Grow your Own Food in Less than a Week!-2

I’m pretty much the worst gardener I know. The only time I’ve had a “green thumb” is if I painted it green 😉 It’s not that I haven’t tried… I have. I love the idea of gardens, greenhouses, or even just plants in the house. I love the health benefits that they produce both by the nutritious food they provide, the enhanced air quality, and by the proven mental health benefits of being surrounded by living things in nature.

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