Iqaluit pulls out of hosting 2020 Arctic Winter Games

Kent Driscoll
APTN National News
The Arctic Winter Games bring together athletes from around the Circumpolar North.

Iqaluit was set to host the games in 2020, but the Nunavut capital has backed out.

APTN went to find out why.

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.