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My first article & photos published in Makivik Magazine: Nunavik Nordiks Girls Beat the Odds

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Earlier this week, I had the nice surprise of finding a copy of the Spring 2012 issue of Makivik Magazine in my mailbox. My summary of the participation of the Nunavik Nordiks girl’s midget hockey team in its first-ever all girls hockey tournament appeared on page 65. First time ever […]

Nunavik Nordiks are going back home holding their head high!

The very first tournament in the history of the Nunavik Nordiks’ girls hockey team ended earlier this afternoon when the team faced the Sudbury Her-Icanes in the semi finals. During the whole game, the Nordiks gave headaches to their opponent.

They had their goalie on her butt!

They had their defense and offense players […]

Nunavik Nordiks girls midget hockey team makes it to the semi-finals!

View of the Kanata Recreation Center's arena where the Nordiks played their second game of the tournament.

Once again today, the Nunavik Nordiks girls midget hockey team had the opponent teams’ goalies sweating heavily! At 12:30PM they played against the Kanata 3 team. During this second game of the tournament, they went off […]

Nunavik Nordiks win their first game of the hockey tournament in Ottawa!

Well! What a game! Just as I showed up at the Mattamy Homes arena, with 4 minutes left in the first period, the Nunavik Nordiks scored their first goal. By the time I walked to the other end of the arena, they had scored their second goal. By the time I took my camera gear […]

Nunavik Nordiks Vs Nepean Wildcats – Girls Midget Hockey Friendship Game

Good morning!! As mentionned in last week’s post, last night, the Sensplex was host to a special event: a friendship game between Nunavik’s girls midget hockey team and Nepean’s Wildcats. More than 80 people gathered to watch and cheer for both teams.

The match was somewhat special as the organisers of this friendship game went […]

Upcoming Girls Hockey Friendship Game in Ottawa – Let’s welcome the Nunavik Nordiks in a most memorable way!

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Please mark Wednesday, March 21 @ 7:15PM in your calendars!! At that precise moment the girls midget hockey team from Nunavik will be jumping on the ice of the Bell’s Sensplex to face the Nepean Wildcats in a friendship game!! The 16 young ladies, aged 15 to 18, are […]

Order of Canada Recipients (Aaju Peter & Hans Blohm): Passion for the North Recognized


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I am extremely pleased and proud to announce that my very first article published in an English speaking magazine is appearing in the March-April 2012 issue of Above & Beyond. By clicking on the link, you will be able to browse the digital edition of the magazine. The article […]

Remembering James Uncle Jim Andersen from Makkovik

[facebook_ilike] Earlier today, a tweet from Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami caught my attention : “On the passing of James “Uncle Jim” Anderson of #Makkovik #Nunatsiavut #Inuit”. Immediately, I was brought back to July 7th, 2009. Having just disembarked from the ship Lyubov Orlova, I was strolling down Makkovik‘s main street, camera on hand, when a […]