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Arctic Winter Games works to accommodate athletes who need Canadian passports – Nunatsiaq News

Feb 8, 2024

Registration deadline for Alaska event pushed back as Nunavut athletes, others work through passport application process

Arctic Winter Games organizers say they’re working to accommodate some Canadian athletes who are still trying to secure their passports in time to travel to Alaska.

The Games, which open March 10, have moved the deadline to register to Feb. 21 after an extension was requested by Team Nunavut chef de mission Mariele DePeuter.

“If the passports do not arrive by this date, changes to participant registration details will need to be made by a staff member but they will not be excluded from participation once the new deadline is reached,” said Emerald Kroeker, a spokesperson for the Games, in an email to Nunatsiaq News.

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