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Social entrepreneurship is the theme of fourth $100,000 Yukon Innovation Prize

January 18, 2018 Whitehorse—Cold Climate Innovation (CCI) at Yukon College and Government of Yukon’s department of Economic Development have launched the fourth annual Yukon Innovation Prize (YIP). Yukoners can win up to $70,000 for their innovative product or service designed under the theme of social entrepreneurship. Innovators first compete for one of four $10,000 prizes […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20186 Views

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Council of Yukon First Nations takes over Native Language Centre – CBC

Jan 18, 2018 Grand Chief Peter Johnston pledges big changes and more community presence The Yukon government is handing responsibility for its Indigenous language centre to the Council of Yukon First Nations, and CYFN Grand Chief Peter Johnston is pledging some profound changes. The Yukon Native Language Centre trains and certifies teachers of Yukon First […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20186 Views

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Help reduce tobacco-use in Nunavut

January 18, 2018 In January, join the Department of Health and support Tobacco Reduction Month! Smoking is harmful. It makes asthma worse, increases risks of pneumonia, decreases lung function and can lead to significant health concerns, such as cancer and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). It affects breathing and makes physical activity like singing or […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 20185 Views

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Transition Metals Reports on 2017 Achievements and 2018 Plans

Sudbury, Ontario, January 18, 2018 – Transition Metals Corp. (XTM – TSX.V) (“XTM” or the “Company”) is pleased to report on key milestones achieved for 2017 and strategic goals for 2018. “The past year has been transformative for the Company as we achieved numerous milestones to position ourselves for an even stronger 2018. Recently completed financings for Transition […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 20185 Views

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Nunavut hamlet to hold new election March 5 – Nunatsiaq Online

January 17, 2018 But Kugluktuk candidates must re-file nomination papers before Jan. 29 The Hamlet of Kugluktuk has rescheduled it municipal election for March 5. Hamlet elections were scheduled to be held in communities across the territory last Dec. 11, but a complaint filed by a local voter three days before that election forced officials […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20185 Views

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Council of Yukon First Nations assumes responsibility of Yukon Native Language Centre

The Government of Yukon is handing over responsibility and administration of the Yukon Native Language Centre to the Council of Yukon First Nations today. The Council of Yukon First Nations requested that the Government of Yukon transfer full control of the centre as part of the critical priority Yukon First Nations have placed upon the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 20186 Views

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Hearing: Opening Statement to the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly Standing Committee on Government Operations

Climate Change in the Northwest Territories (2017 October Report of the Auditor General of Canada to the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly) 17 January 2018 Michael Ferguson, Chartered Professional AccountantCPA, Chartered AccountantCA Fellow Chartered Professional AccountantFCPA, Fellow Chartered AccountantFCA (New Brunswick) Auditor General of Canada Good morning, everyone. Thank you, Mr. Chair, for this opportunity to discuss our report on […]

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Looking back on 2017: An inquiry ‘dead in the water’ and ‘blatant racism’ from a sitting senator – APTN News

January 17, 2018 Should the MMIWG Inquiry be granted an extension? Is Lynn Beyak a racist? Is the AFN relevant? Pam Palmater, Niigaan Sinclair and Tim Fontaine weigh in on these issues and more as we put 2017 In Focus and look ahead to 2018. The National Inquiry into MMIWG A formal request for an […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20185 Views

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Mountain Province Diamonds Provides Exploration Update on Southwest Corridor at the Gahcho Kué Mine

Toronto and New York, January 17, 2018 – Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (“Mountain Province”, the “Company”) (TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD) today announces an update on the exploration program currently ongoing in the Southwest Corridor area of the Gahcho Kué mine site. The Southwest Corridor area lies between the 5034 and Hearne pipes, and in the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 20184 Views

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RCMP Assisting Coroner with Sudden Death Investigation

The Baker Lake RCMP and Nunavut Major Crime Unit have been called to assist the Chief Coroner’s office with an investigation into the sudden death of a 14-year old female who was found unresponsive at a local residence. The Chief Coroner has requested an autopsy as the cause of death is unknown. A Government of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 20186 Views

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