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Uvagut TV to provide live Inuktitut coverage of federal leaders’ debate Thursday


IGLOOLIK, Nunavut — Inuit-owned TV channel Uvagut TV announced today it will provide live coverage of the Federal Leaders’ Debate in the Inuktitut language this Thursday, starting at 8:30 p.m. ET. Lucy Tulugarjuk, managing director of Uvagut TV, will host special coverage of the debate and former Nunavut premier and speaker of the Legislative Assembly Paul Quassa (above) will provide pre-debate commentary and insight. The debate will stream live with an Inuktitut voice-over and will be rebroadcasted on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. ET with additional post-debate comments from Tulugarjuk and Quassa, says a press release. “Many Inuit will...