Coronavirus puts a new spin on Nunavut Day

Social distancing kept Nunavut Day on the down low.

There were none of the usual events or celebrations Thursday.

Instead Nunavut Day was a quiet affair.

With the government announcing some new programs in lieu of throwing a party.

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.