Cape Dorset has a brand new school and attendance is higher than ever

 

In 2015, the Peter Pitseolak school in Cape Dorset, Nunavut burned to the ground.

The cause was arson.

Three years later a new school finally opened for Dorset’s older students.

Video Journalist / Iqaluit

Kent has been APTN’s Nunavut correspondent since 2007. In that time he has closely covered Inuit issues, including devolution and the controversial Nutrition North food subsidy. He has also worked for CKIQ-FM in Iqaluit and as a reporter for Nunavut News North.