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  • steve
    August 22, 2011 - 19:28

    Two great comrades who left our shores to provide a better life for their families.To Nflders far and wide,God Guard Thee and remember our brothers who perished doing what so many of us have done to have a better life and to enrich those who have not had the great fortune of being born an Islander. rest in peace gentlemen,rest in peace.

  • Leah
    August 22, 2011 - 15:07

    I do agree with Steve's comment. Deepest heartfelt condolences, and prayers, to the families.

  • Kings
    August 22, 2011 - 12:16

    We just put a very dear loved one on a plane to travel to Arviat. He has been living and working there for the past ten years. Though we have been fortunate that he has had safe travels, the thought of what could happen is never far from our minds. This tragic event brings this home even more so. Our hearts go with him as he travels today and tomorrow. We are so sorry for the heartache of the families and friends of those who were lost. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May your loved ones rest in peace.

  • Steve
    August 22, 2011 - 06:55

    While the Telegram has kept the name private, Ms. Ghent gave quite an interview to someone that ran in the Winnepeg Free Press, giving the name of the deceased and releasing quite more info as well. I found this very disturbing as the name began to appear in other news items afterwords. I don't think it was her place to give this info out. Did she get consent from the family? Highly unlikely. She went way beyond common sense with this one. I realize she is a fereelance reporter/journalist, but she lives in that small town and should know what this could do to the family. Very irresponsible Ms. Ghent!