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Government of Canada supports a territory-wide initiative to address workplace sexual harassment in the Yukon

From: Department of Justice Canada December 10, 2019 – Whitehorse, Yukon – Department of Justice Canada All individuals have the right to a safe workplace with fair treatment for all. Sexual harassment impacts the health and well-being of those involved, as well as their ability to perform their jobs to the best of their ability. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20191 Views

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UArctic: UAlberta scientist to lead new Thematic Network on Local-Scale Planning, Climate Change, and Resilience

Dec 10, 2019 University of Alberta’s Jeff Birchall will lead UArctic’s new Thematic Network on Local-Scale Planning, Climate Change, and Resilience. The Thematic Network on Local-Scale Planning, Climate Change, and Resilience was established at the Council of UArctic in September 2019. The University of Alberta, represented by UAlberta North, participates in six other UArctic thematic networks. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20193 Views

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IRC: Call for Applications – appointments

The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) is reaching out to beneficiaries interested in participating on subsidiary boards and advisory bodies of the Inuvialuit Corporate Group.  The IRC Board of Directors reviews appointments on a quarterly basis and has activated the following; The Inuvialuit boards requiring appointments to – Inuvialuit Development Corporation, Board of Director This position […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20194 Views

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Qulliq Energy Corporation maintains Certificate of Recognition (COR) accreditation through external audit

IQALUIT, Nunavut (December 9, 2019) – Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) successfully passed an external audit by the Northern Safety Association (NSA). Part of a well-respected, Canada-wide certification program, COR audits evaluate existing health and safety programs along with workplace practices. QEC completed the audit with an overall score of 86%. “In 2013, QEC was the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20193 Views

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City approves 1.6% tax hike, sunsets Indigenous relations advisor job – CBC

‘If we don’t transform these systems, racism will continue to flourish in Yellowknife,’ says advocate Dec 10, 2019 The city of Yellowknife’s budget for next year raises the property tax rate by 1.63 per cent — far from the 8.5 per cent jump city officials initially pitched. The 2020-2021 budget comes in at an estimated […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20194 Views

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Decades old cabinet document surface saying Nunavut wouldn’t get full language rights – APTN

December 9, 2019 The president of Nunavut Tungavik Inc. (NTI) says that a recently uncovered cabinet document from the Brian Mulroney administration shows that the federal government sought to block Inuktitut from being the working language of Nunavut even as the deal for the new territory was being cut. NTI obtained the documents through an […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20193 Views

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Gjoa Haven Liquor Plebiscite – December 9

The results of this plebiscite are as follows:  Number of Votes  Percentage of Votes Cast   YES 175 48%   NO 188 52%   Rejected 5   Total Valid Votes 363 100% Ballot question: “Are you in favour of replacing the current prohibition system in the Hamlet of Gjoa Haven and surrounding area with a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20193 Views

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Rare earths project open to Indigenous partners – Northern News Services

December 10, 2019 The door is open to Indigenous groups to become part-owners of the Nechalacho rare earths deposit. That’s the word from Geoff Atkins, managing director of Australian-based Vital Metals, which made its final payment in October to complete a $5-million purchase of the upper portion of the Nechalacho rare earths deposit, 100 km […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20194 Views

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NU Government: Call for Proposals – Grants and Contributions

09 December 2019 The Department of Culture and Heritage is currently accepting applications for projects that promote, protect, preserve and revitalize the culture, language, arts and heritage of Nunavut. Project activities must take place between April 1, 2020, and March 31, 2021. Community-based, non-profit organizations, municipal corporations or individuals looking for project support can apply […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20197 Views

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Inuit org uses 30-year-old document to allege Ottawa “blocked” language rights – Nunatsiaq News

9 December 2019 NTI says Ottawa used Nunavut land claims deal to suppress Inuktitut Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. is marking the end of the International Year of Indigenous Languages by releasing a 30-year-old federal cabinet document that they allege “blocked use of Inuktitut in government services in the territory.” In the document, prepared on March 13, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 20199 Views

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