Iqaluit RCMP Update, Critical Incident Response to a residence in the 500 block of Housing, Lower Iqaluit – Happy Valley area

August 31, 2019
Iqaluit, Nunavut

News release

Iqaluit RCMP responded early this morning to a residence in the 500 Block of housing in the Lower Iqaluit/Happy Valley area within the City of Iqaluit. RCMP restricted movement in the area and contained the incident to a single residence for the safety of all residents.

At approximately 1:30 PM the situation was resolved, a male suspect was taken into custody without incident. The investigation is continuing; no further information is available at this time.

Detachment and City Bylaw members would like to thank the community for their support and understanding of the need to restrict travel in certain areas of the City this morning. All barricades have been removed, and traffic can flow as normal.

The next media information will be distributed tomorrow by noon.

Anyone with any information regarding this or any incident are asked to contact the Iqaluit RCMP Detachment at (867) 979-0123 or, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


Contact information

Cpl. Jamie Savikataaq
"V" Division Media Services
Media Cell : (867) 222-3977

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