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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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Systems affecting Iqaluit were from the south, the west, the Atlantic, or the Arctic Ocean, or were triggered by short-wave troughs.
Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs committed to supporting the Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) and the City of Iqaluits proposed expansion of QECs existing district heating system in Iqaluit.
Flying out from Knoxville, A6-CTA and A6-CTB stopped at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA followed by Sept Iles and Iqaluit in Canada.
After arriving in the sparsely populated city of Iqaluit, close to the Arctic Circle, Charles spoke about his fears for the local Inuit people whose environment is facing rising temperatures.
Author Nadia Mike is an Inuit educator, who has lived in many communities across the North, though she considers Iqaluit, Nunavut her home.
Jude's Cathedral in Iqaluit, Nunavut, she delivered her first sermon in Inuktitut--and hopes she will be there long enough to give many more.
On November 8, 2016, the Order of Nunavut Advisory Council, which is chaired by Speaker George Qulaut, announced that the 2016 appointments to the Order would be Louie Kamookak of Gjoa Haven, Ellen Hamilton of Iqaluit and Red Pedersen of Kugluktuk.
Nunavut's capital, Iqaluit, is home to a vital art and independent film scene, and on the summer solstice the sun shines for 21 hours.
Hill comes to Alberta from his position as the administration and personnel officer in Iqaluit, Nunavut.
Somehow Paul and Matty pulled their strength together, and after 120 days of dog sledding and skiing they arrived back where they had started in the town of Iqaluit.
2]) terminal has begun at Iqaluit Airport in the Canadian Arctic.
Inhabit Media possede un bureau a Iqaluit, la metropole du Nunavut, et un bureau a Toronto.