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Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance Hosts Pre-Budget Consultation Roundtable in Iqaluit

Canadians Invited to Offer Their Ideas on How to Grow and Strengthen the Middle Class November 17, 2017 – Iqaluit, Nunavut – Department of Finance Canada When you have an economy that works for the middle class, you have a country that works for everyone. The investments the Government of Canada has made in people, […]

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Minister Monsef concludes successful first G7 Ministerial Meeting on Gender Equality

November 17, 2017 – Taormina, Italy – Status of Women Canada The Government of Canada is committed to advancing gender equality and making it a reality both at home and around the world. Over the past two days, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, met with other G7 Heads of Delegations during […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 20177 Views

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UArctic: Call for Program Content: Arctic Biodiversity Congress 2018

November 16, 2017 The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity Working Group of the Arctic Council, is seeking individuals and organizations to provide abstracts, organize sessions and submit posters that will encourage a dialogue on Arctic biodiversity at the Arctic Biodiversity Congress 2018. Deadline: March 30, 2018. CAFF in partnership with the Ministry […]

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Senate approves new Arctic committee, membership to come – Nunatsiaqonline.ca

November 17, 2017 “Sustainable development in the Arctic requires the involvement of Indigenous peoples” The Senate of Canada has voted in favour of setting up a special committee on the Arctic, but we’ll have to wait until December to see who’s on it, who’s chairing it and what they hope to accomplish. Sen. Charlie Watt, […]

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Fox in Baker Lake tests positive for rabies

November 16, 2017 The Department of Health is advising Baker Lake residents that a fox that was recently caught in the community has tested positive for rabies. Dogs and foxes can transmit rabies to people. Treatment must start quickly. If you have been bitten or scratched, or had any contact with a fox, please go […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 20176 Views

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New Nunavut training fund to boost Inuit jobs in mining sector – Nunatsiaqonline.ca

November 16, 2017 Program aims to train 360 workers over four-year period The Qikiqtani Inuit Association is kickstarting a $19-million employment program for Baffin Inuit with new funding from the federal government and Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. The QIA announced the new Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnerships, or Q-STEP, Nov. 15, which aims […]

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Down to the sea in ships: Nunavut trainees learn about maritime jobs – Nunatsiaqonline.ca

November 16, 2017 “I can see myself working on a boat like this” A bell chimes six times on the bow of the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Henry Larsen, as the crew weighs anchor in Frobisher Bay. Each chime marks a shot, or 27.4 metres of chain link, indicated by a swatch of chipped red […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 20176 Views

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132 years after his execution, many Métis reject exonerating Louis Riel – CBC

‘We would never allow it,’ says Manitoba Métis Federation president David Chartrand Nov 16, 2017 Nov. 16 marks the anniversary of the day Métis leader Louis Riel was hanged for his role in the 1885 Northwest Rebellion. As Louis Riel Day, it also offers people a chance to celebrate his legacy. Although there have been […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 20176 Views

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Contract awarded to replace the Nares River (Naatasehéen) Bridge in Carcross

November 15, 2017 Ruskin Construction Ltd. has been awarded the contract to replace the Nares River (Naatasehéen) Bridge in Carcross. The wooden bridge will be replaced by one made of concrete and steel, which will provide greater structural integrity and meet current and future traffic demands. Construction is planned to begin in winter 2017–18 and […]

by pmnationtalk on November 16, 20179 Views

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Government of Yukon to consider Financial Advisory Panel’s options

November 15, 2017 The territory’s independent Financial Advisory Panel has concluded its engagement with Yukoners and has released its final report containing financial options to help support Yukon’s vision for a bright financial future. Between September 12 and October 6, the Financial Advisory Panel met with municipal and First Nation governments, organizations and Yukon residents […]

by pmnationtalk on November 16, 20176 Views

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