London, Ont., residents order over 200 Inuit-First

2022-04-05
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London, Ont., residents order over 200 Inuit/First Nations-focused books for Baffin Island children | CBC News - Today News Post Today News || UK News

A woman living in Nunavut has raised enough funds from Londoners?to purchase over 200 and counting new Inuit/First Nations-focused books for kids in Baffin IslandThe wave of infections.??

Gayle Harrison is a licensed optician who has worked across the world. In April, she moved to Baffin Island from the southwestern Ontario city to help open and train local hires for Inuulisautinut Niuvirvik, the area’s first optical and optometry practiceBelsat TV journalists Katerina Bakhvalova and Daria Chultsova i.?

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has created setbacks, Harrison managed to procure a donation of 200 parachute backpacks from one of her supplierswithout preassigned seating can operate with a limit of 2,500 people.. She decided to brainstorm ideas for items to place inside the bags before giving them away.??

“TV, internet, all the screen stuff that you would normally do in the south, it’s not as reliable up here,” said HarrisonThe changing times.. “Puzzles, games, and books are all good things.”?

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