ANNUAL POOL MAINTENANCE: JULY 30TH- AUGUST 12
JULY 16, 2018 (IQALUIT, NUNAVUT) – The City is advising residents that the pool at the Aquatic Centre will be closed for annual maintenance from Monday, July 30th until Sunday, August 12, and will reopen Monday, August 13th, 2018.
Closure of this facility is required once a year in order to perform regularly scheduled maintenance that cannot be completed while the facility is in use.
ANNUAL POOL MAINTENANCE: JULY 30TH- AUGUST 12
CITY THANKS RESIDENTS FOR PARTICIPATING IN LARGE ITEM PICKUP
REMINDER TO TAKE REMAINING ITEMS TO LANDFILL
JULY 13, 2018 (IQALUIT, NUNAVUT) – The City would like to thank all
residents who participated in the recent Large Item Pickup campaign. This
campaign was very successful in helping to clear litter and debris, to help keep
our city clean.
As a reminder, items that were not included in the Large Item Pickup (for
example, the limit for a household was reached, or material was excluded based
JOAMIE COURT SUBDIVISION BLASTING RESUMES TODAY
JULY 13, 2018 (IQALUIT, NUNAVUT) – The City is advising residents that as additional operational and safety measures have been implemented, blasting by Nunavut Excavating, the company awarded the construction contract for the new Joamie Court subdivision, will continue today and for the next few days.
Blasting is also scheduled to take place during the following dates:
- August 13 – August16th - August 16th
EMERGENCY CREWS BRING LANDFILL FIRE UNDER CONTROL
A fire that started at the landfill at approximately 5:30 PM July 11 was brought under control by the the Iqaluit Fire Department in less than two hours.
Twenty five crew members were on site working to extinguish the fire. Heavy equipment was also used to access hot spots under the debris. Public Works crews are continuing to deliver trucked water to the site. Crew's will remain on site until the fire is fully extinguished.
MEET AND GREET WITH INUIT COMMUNITY
JULY 6, 2018 (IQALUIT, NUNAVUT) – As part of a series of discussions with different stakeholders, Mayor Redfern would like to invite members of the Inuit community to a consultation. The Mayor would like to chat with Inuit residents to better understand how the City and Council are meeting their needs, and whether there are areas that could be improved.
The meeting is scheduled to take place at the Elder's Qammaq on Saturday, July 14th, from 2 PM to 4 PM.
Country food and refreshments will be served.
NEW BUSINESS BYLAW STREAMLINES PROCESS AND MORE EQUITABLE
JULY 11, 2018 (IQALUIT, NUNAVUT) – Mayor Redfern and Council are pleased to announce that a new Business Licence Bylaw (#859) has passed.
“This new Business Licence Bylaw is based on input we received from consultations with the business community,” said Mayor Redfern. “Business owners clearly told us what was working, and what needed to be fixed.”
CHECK TO SEE IF A BURN PERMIT IS REQUIRED
JULY 5, 2018 (IQALUIT, NUNAVUT) – The City would like to remind residents that a burn permit is not required to cook food or to heat beverages by using a traditional, or “heather” fire, a bar-b-que, or a Coleman stove.
However, permits are required for camp fires. Also, a reminder that camp fires must be 30 meters or 100 feet from a building, and only untreated wood can be used.
JOAMIE COURT SUBDIVISION BLASTING SCHEDULE
JUNE 29, 2018 (IQALUIT, NUNAVUT) – The City is advising residents that Nunavut Excavating, the company awarded the construction contract for the new Joamie Court subdivision, will be blasting in that area from June 29th until the end of August, 2018.
Specific dates are:
- June 29th – July 2nd
- August 13 – August16th
- August 16th – August 23rd
BARRIERS INSTALLED AT OLD APEX LANDFILL/ DUMPING BYLAWS IN EFFECT
JUNE 29, 2018 (IQALUIT, NUNAVUT) – The City would like to advise residents that barriers to the old Apex landfill are being reinstated, after being removed for more than a year for construction purposes. These measures are being put in place as a safety precaution, as this site is considered off-limits, due to the danger this area may pose to residents and/or vehicles.
IQALUIT CHARTS COURSE TO BUILD TOMORROW’S CANADA
JUNE 8, 2018 (IQALUIT, NUNAVUT) – With record-breaking delegate attendance and playing host to every federal political leader, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) Annual Conference closes by setting new high water mark for municipal sector engagement in Canada. The conference also ended by electing a new Board of directors, which Iqaluit Mayor Redfern was elected to.