City of Iqaluit mourns passing of Nunatsiaq News editor Jim Bell

August 26, 2021

City of Iqaluit mourns passing of Nunatsiaq News editor Jim Bell

On behalf of the City of Iqaluit and the Iqaluit City Council, Mayor Kenny Bell offers his condolences on the death of Nunatsiaq news’ long-time Nunatsiaq News editor, Jim Bell.

“We are dearly saddened to hear of the passing of Mr. Jim Bell – a prominent journalistic voice who spent the majority of his life dedicated to the North and putting issues and concerns of Nunavummiut at the forefront in his work,” said Mayor Bell. “I’m holding your family in my heart right now.”

Jim leaves behind his younger brother Iain, and his widespread family of journalists and friends in Canada’s North and the Circumpolar regions.

 

Geoffrey Byrne
A/Communications and Customer Service Manager
G.Byrne@iqaluit.ca | 867-979-5619

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