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GN reacts to the 2017 federal budget

Iqaluit, Nunavut (March 22, 2017) – Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau has tabled the Government of Canada’s 2017 budget plan “Building a Strong Middle Class.” “Nunavut faces unique challenges, especially related to housing and energy,” said Finance Minister Keith Peterson. “We have encouraged the federal government to invest in these areas for some time. This […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 20174 Views

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2017 Premier’s Council of Federation Literacy Award

23 March 2017 Public Service Announcement Premier Peter Taptuna is seeking nominations for the 2017 Council of Federation Literacy Award. The Council of Federation Literacy Award honours adults who support, encourage and share ways to strengthen literacy skills with others. Nominations are now open for the 2017 Nunavut award recipient. Nominate someone who has gone […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 20175 Views

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Lucy Lafferty Receives Wise Woman Award

March 23, 2017 Since 1992 the Status of Women Council Northwest Territories (NWT) has presented the Wise Women Award to recipients, who are role models, who demonstrate wisdom, perseverance and dedication while standing up for women, children and families in our communities. They strive to make the North a better place to live, work and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 20174 Views

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Ground breaking for new Fort Smith women’s correctional unit – CBC

Safety at the current facility was criticised by auditor general Mar 23, 2017 Crews building a new $35 million women’s unit at the Fort Smith Correctional Complex will break ground today. The current women’s facility is about 50 years old and houses 20 inmates. Two years ago, an auditor general’s report gave the facility a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 20177 Views

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Legal News Roundup for March 23 – CBA

March 23, 2017 Budget 2017: What’s in it for justice National Magazine Federal budget will affect howlawyers recognize income Canadian Lawyer Magazine 2017 budget a relief for small firms but worries, tax hikes on horizon Canadian Insider Government offers incentives for innovation CBC.ca Read More: http://www.cba.org/News-Media/In-the-Media/2017/March/Week-4/Legal-News-Roundup-for-March-23

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WHO issues ethics guidance to protect rights of TB patients

22 March 2017 | GENEVA – New tuberculosis (TB) ethics guidance, launched today by the World Health Organization (WHO), aims to help ensure that countries implementing the End TB Strategy adhere to sound ethical standards to protect the rights of all those affected. TB, the world’s top infectious disease killer, claims 5 000 lives each […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 20174 Views

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Two Northerners to recieve 2017 Indspire Awards – CBC

Cece Hodgson-McCauley and Maatalii Okalik to be honoured at gala on Thursday Mar 23, 2017 Two Northerners are among a group of Indigenous Canadians being honoured with 2017 Indspire Awards. Well-known Northern politician Cece Hodgson-McCauley and Inuit activist Maatalii Okalik have been chosen for the awards that celebrate Indigenous Canadians who have had significant impacts […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 20174 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Second Serious Installment to Close the Gap, Must Lead to Real Change Faster

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Second Serious Installment to Close the Gap, Must Lead to Real Change Faster OTTAWA, March 22, 2017  – Budget 2017 makes important and positive investments to help close the socio-economic gap for First Nations, but these investments must lead to real change, faster, says Assembly of First Nations (AFN) […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 20174 Views

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Residential long-term care unit in the Kitikmeot Regional Health Centre officially opened

Residential long-term care unit in the Kitikmeot Regional Health Centre officially opened Cambridge Bay, Nunavut (March 22, 2017) – The official opening of the renovated residential long-term care unit in the Kitikmeot Regional Health Centre took place today with a ribbon cutting officiated by Nunavut’s Minister of Health George Hickes. “This residential long-term care unit […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 20174 Views

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She was my only girl’: Nunavut teen’s death sheds light on failures in fighting TB – CBC

Despite territory’s high rate of tuberculosis, Ileen Kooneeliusie was not diagnosed in time to save her life Mar 23, 2017 Matthew Kilabuk walks into the Inns North hotel in Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut, and begins blowing on his hands to warm them up. It is -30 C outside, without wind chill. Kilabuk, a well-known local artist who’s […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 20173 Views

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