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26 Things That Are Totally Normal In Nunavut

Where the ᐊᖅᓴᕐᓃᑦ are bright and the ᑲᒦᒃ are warm.

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1. Snow in the middle of June.

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Yes, summer just started. No, it doesn't matter.

3. Or this.

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Nunavut counts Inuktut (Inuktitut and Innuinaqtun), French and English as its official languages.

4. Although sometimes you can't see the signs at all.

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5. Eagerly awaiting the sealift delivery of a year's worth of groceries.

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6. Going over the luggage weight limit after visiting Costco during a trip down south.

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A jumbo pack of oatmeal cookies? I'll take 12.

8. Wearing seal fur (and not feeling bad about it).

@TheEllenShow I am an Inuit seal meat eater, and my fur is ethical, humane. #sealfie vs. #selfie

#SorryNotSorry, Paul McCartney.

9. Riding your bike on ice floes.

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Still better than Toronto's bike infrastructure, amirite.

10. Accessorizing with mosquito netting.

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So fetch.

11. Filling up your snowmobile at the gas station.

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12. Nibbling on a slice of fresh, raw seal meat at the Toonik Tyme festival.

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13. Having fond memories of Polarman — Iqaluit's very own superhero for more than 20 years.

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Sadly, Polarman moved away last year.

15. Being visited by cuties like this.

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16. Pitching in after a hunt.

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17. Having to buy black-out curtains for the summer.

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18. Paying out your ass for mundane grocery items.

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19. Partying at the Royal Canadian Legion.

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20. Buying premade fast food at the store since there's no other way to get it.

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21. Polar bear-themed anti-littering posters.

Fun new Nunavut anti-litter poster.

22. But actually — the threat of polar bears is very real.

We have polar bears in our neighbourhood #dayinthelifeNU

23. Going outside and seeing this.

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26. Which is why it's totally normal to wonder how you could ever leave.

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Every. Tasty. Video. EVER. The new Tasty app is here!

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