By Tom Taylor Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Last week, Inuit-owned airline Canadian North announced a $21,000 donation to the Arctic Children and Youth Foundation (ACYF). The airline’s donation was revealed at a June 21 press conference at the foundation’s Umingmak Centre in Iqaluit. “It’s important to Canadian North to help support the communities that we serve,” said Cindy Twerdin, associate vice-president of government and community relations at Canadian North. “These are the communities that our customers, passengers and employees live in. “We are dedicated to supporting Inuit and Indigenous businesses and charities,” she added. “We continue to strive to increase prosperity in the North and we feel this starts with our children.” Funds for Canadian North’s donation were raised at the company’s annual charity Christmas program last December, when corporate
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