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 (ĭ-kăl′o͞o-ĭt, ē-kä′lo͞o-ēt)
The capital and largest community of Nunavut, Canada, on Baffin Island at the head of Frobisher Bay. The site of an airbase built by the United States in World War II, it became the capital of Nunavut in 2001.


(Placename) a town in N Canada, capital of Nunavut. Pop: 6699 (2011). Former name: Frobisher Bay


(ɪˈkæl u ɪt, ɪˈkɑ lu-)
the capital of Nunavut, in N Canada. 3,600.
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9 million to build a new Arctic National Aerial Surveillance Program Complex in Iqaluit, Nunavut featuring a hangar and accommodations unit, to further improve spill prevention.
Author Nadia Mike is an Inuit educator, who has lived in many communities across the North, though she considers Iqaluit, Nunavut her home.
Hill comes to Alberta from his position as the administration and personnel officer in Iqaluit, Nunavut.
The Alaska State Chamber of Commerce and the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission (AAPC) selected three Alaska business leaders to represent the United States in the initial meeting in Iqaluit, Nunavut, on September 2 and 3 of the Arctic Economic Council (AEC), an intergovernmental group aiming to foster sustainable development, including economic growth, environmental protection, and social development in the Arctic.
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An inch of whale muktuk, which is whale skin, contains the same vitamin C nutrition as a whole orange," says Mayor Madeleine Redfern of Iqaluit, Nunavut.
This is a revised version of a presentation to the 28th Canadian Presiding Officers' Conference held in Iqaluit, Nunavut on January 21, 2011.
After university I landed in Iqaluit, Nunavut, physically far from the places I had studied, but to my initial surprise, not immune to the same economic and social hardships.
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B) said on Monday that it will introduce a new daily non-stop flight to Iqaluit, Nunavut, next year, expanding its network to the north.
When our family moved to the Canadian Arctic in 2001 as part of my sabbatical study, we discovered that Pitseolak and his family actually lived next door to the home we rented in Iqaluit, Nunavut.
Mona Belleau is a Francophone Inuk woman from Iqaluit, Nunavut.