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Jul 7, 2021
Sanikiluaq mayor says he’s happy his community now enjoys more direct ties to the rest of Nunavut
By David Venn
Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
On Monday, an eight-seater Pilatus PC-12 landed through fog and high winds in Sanikiluaq from Iqaluit.
For the community’s mayor, Johnnie Cookie, the flight was an important one — the beginning of a direct scheduled flight between Nunavut’s capital and his hamlet, one of the territory’s most isolated communities.
“I am happy that now we’re able to travel directly to the capital of Nunavut,” he told Nunatsiaq News.
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