This article is a person in a collection in which Nunatsiaq News journalists reflect on a tale from 2022 that they loved to inform.
It started out with a text message from my controlling editor, Corey Larocque, on a Friday night time just immediately after 9 p.m. I was even now settling in back dwelling in Ottawa, right after two and a 50 percent weeks doing the job at the Nunatsiaq Information office environment in Iqaluit.
“Hey, Jeff. Sorry to trouble you on a Friday evening. Check out your electronic mail. Killer assignment for you if you want it,” the textual content claimed.
I opened my email on my mobile phone and read the embargoed information release from Rideau Corridor: Gov. Gen. Mary Simon was travelling to her property region of Nunavik for an official stop by.
“Just noticed, I’m free to travel if desired,” I responded.
A week later, I landed in Kuujjuaq for my very first visit to Nunavik, and what a initially check out it was.
I have coated situations with the Governor Common ahead of, but none had been like this assignment: the week I expended in Nunavik following Simon all-around Kuujjuaq, Kangiqsualujjuaq and Inukjuak was