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Governments of Canada and Yukon announce joint funding for women’s movement

Joint news release with Status of Women Canada By working in a spirit of collaboration, federal, territorial and provincial governments have an exceptional opportunity to help advance gender equality across Canada. Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Canada’s Minister of Status of Women, and the Honourable Jeanie Dendys, Yukon’s Minister responsible for the Women’s Directorate, announced […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 20183 Views

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Minister meets with NWT Education Leaders to discuss initiatives aimed at improving student success

Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) Minister Caroline Cochrane met with leaders of territorial education bodies during the first week of October to discuss progress. Leaders had previously identified the need to improve different supports to students in order to increase their success. They discussed the importance of mental health supports and received an update from […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 20183 Views

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Marine Training Centre Opening, Hay River

October 16, 2018 Minister of Infrastructure and Industry, Tourism and Investment, Wally Schumann issued the following statement today on the opening of the Marine Training Centre in Hay River and Oceans Protection Plan funding announcement: “Over the weekend, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and the Government of Canada held an official opening for […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 20188 Views

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GNWT plan for limited airlift to western Nunavut prompts calls for Hercules – Nunatsiaq News

October 16, 2018 “We’re not going to bring in the large vehicles” CAMBRIDGE BAY—Cambridge Bay residents reacted with anger and disbelief when they learned last night that large vehicles and other items on board a barge stranded in Inuvik will not be airlifted to their community. At a meeting with John Vandenberg, assistant deputy minister […]

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Nunavummiut speak out about Iqaluit mayor’s controversial statement on Inuit leaders – CBC

Nunavut Premier Joe Savikataaq says he will review government’s harassment policy Oct 16, 2018 Sexual harassment and how to talk about it has been a topic of conversation both on and off social media in Nunavut over the last week. The conversation was sparked by Iqaluit Mayor Madeleine Redfern’s comments to a House of Commons […]

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All-season road to N.W.T.’s proposed Prairie Creek Mine approved – CBC

Company plans to begin construction next winter Oct 16, 2018 A company working on opening the N.W.T.’s next mine is hoping to begin construction of a 180-kilometre all-season road to it next winter. The federal government gave its final approval to the road to the Prairie Creek mine — an advanced-stage zinc, lead, and silver […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 20183 Views

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Musicians of the Midnight Sun: Angus Beaulieu – CBC

Master Métis fiddler recalls playing his first dance Oct 16, 2018 Musicians of the Midnight Sun is a new 10-part CBC radio series produced by Northern musical icon Pat Braden. Braden has spent 15 years collecting interviews, photographs, and recordings from some of the North’s most celebrated artists, which he is releasing in an online […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 20185 Views

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NTI Expresses Condolences to the Family of Thomas Suluk

(October 15th, 2018 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) Vice President, James Eetoolook, expressed his sadness at the passing of Thomas Suluk of Arviat, Nunavut. “Thomas was a well-respected man in his community and around Nunavut. The knowledge Suluk had about Nunavut and traditional Inuit culture is immeasurable. I am honored to have been […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 20183 Views

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NU Government: October brings National Disability Employment Awareness

October 15, 2018 National Disability Employment Awareness Month aims to reduce barriers and to help individuals learn more about inclusive employment and workplace accommodations. The Department of Family Services Piqataugitsi program is a program under the Workforce Development Agreement (WDA). Piqataugitsi promotes equity, access, and inclusion in the labour market for all Nunavummiut, by ensuring […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 20184 Views

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Feds give nod to expansion plan for western Nunavut gold mine – Nunatsiaq News

October 15, 2018 But “high levels of Inuit employment” sought at TMAC Resources’ Madrid-Boston project CAMBRIDGE BAY—The planned expansion for TMAC Resources Inc.‘s gold mine near Cambridge Bay has cleared one of its final hurdles. On Friday, Caroline Bennett, minister of Crown-Indigenous relations, and Dominic LeBlanc, minister of intergovernmental and northern affairs and internal trade, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 20184 Views

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