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NL Government: Growing the Big Game Business on the South Coast

January 16, 2020 The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, today announced a Business Investment Loan of nearly $98,000 to Conne River Outfitting to assist with camp upgrades and development. Conne River Outfitting is an adventure tourism company offering moose, caribou and bear hunting packages. Provincial Government support for this business […]

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Nunavut government urges residents to kick smoking – Nunatsiaq News

16 January 2020 “Quitting smoking is the best thing that you can do to improve your health” January in Nunavut is Tobacco Reduction Month, which also includes National Non-Smoking Week, beginning on Jan. 19. “Quitting smoking is the best thing that you can do to improve your health,” said a public service announcement from the […]

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The Arctic Council at Arctic Frontiers

16 January 2020 The Arctic Frontiers is an annual conference held in Tromsø, Norway, at the end of January. This year’s conference will focus on the theme “Power of knowledge” and takes place from 26-30 January 2020. The conference started out in 2006 assembling a global scientific summit on economic, societal and environmentally sustainable growth […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 20209 Views

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Inuit women in Canada’s north encountering ‘racialized policing,’ report says – CTV News

January 16, 2020 OTTAWA — A new report on how police respond to violence against women in Canada’s four northern Inuit regions says researchers have uncovered “systemic racialized policing” there. Interviews with Inuit women and service providers in these regions, known collectively as the Inuit Nunangat, reveal many women encounter so much gender-based violence, they […]

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Radical Shift in Policing Required to Address Gendered Violence Against Inuit Women – Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada

OTTAWA – A report released today on the police response to gendered violence in Inuit Nunangat reveals systemic racialized policing, embedded across institutional policies and practices.  According to the report’s recommendations, moving forward will require a fundamental shift in how northern policing is carried out to address the pervasiveness and severity of the violence that […]

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Federal day school survivors may now apply for compensation – Nunatsiaq News

15 January 2020 Agreement covers 27 federal schools in Nunavut, 11 in Nunavik If you attended a Government of Canada day school for Indigenous people, you can now apply for compensation under the $1.3-billion Federal Indian Day Schools Settlement Agreement, the federal government said on Jan. 13. The claims process opened on Monday, Jan. 13, […]

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Government of the Northwest Territories partners with Bell Let’s Talk and Northwestel to announce $500,000 in funding for child, youth and adults mental health programs

January 15, 2020 The Government of the Northwest Territories, in partnership with Bell Let’s Talk and Northwestel, today announced a $500,000 collaboration which will support the Strongest Families Institute to provide mental health services for children, youth, adults and families throughout the Northwest Territories. Strongest Families Institute is an award-winning charity that provides evidence-based programming […]

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Iqaluit District Education Authority looks at school lunch programs – Nunatsiaq News

15 January 2020 Full-time lunch programs in Iqaluit’s four schools would cost upwards of $1M annually, says report Schools in Nunavut’s capital could get new daily lunch programs if the Iqaluit District Education Authority has its way. The IDEA presented a feasibility study for the proposal at its annual community consultation on Monday, Jan. 13. […]

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Traditional ceremony sends off Yukon First Nations firefighters to Australia – CBC

Chad Thomas and Jordan Profeit head to New South Wales on Wednesday Jan 15, 2020 Kwanlin Dun First Nation councillor Sean Smith led Elijah Smith Elementary School students in drumming and singing the Fire Song Tuesday afternoon — a fitting send-off for two Yukon First Nations Wildfire firefighters heading across the world to help those […]

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To improve internet in northern Canada, $1 million is up for grabs – Nunatsiaq News

15 January 2020 Canadian Internet Registration Authority hopes to fund projects in northern, Indigenous communities Applications for the annual Community Investment Program from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s $1 million grant initiative will open today. Not-for-profits, charities, and researchers are invited to apply for funding for projects that will “improve the health and quality of […]

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