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Nunavummiut have to stay home, but their art continues to travel – Nunatsiaq News

29 July 2020 One emoji, two virtual exhibitions and a glass-panelled qajaq Restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic have greatly limited opportunities for travel from Nunavut over the last four months, but artwork created by Nunavummiut continues to reach a wide audience. In certain cases, there’s an opportunity for those sheltering close to home to […]

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Pilot decision-making in poor weather contributed to fatal 2019 controlled flight into terrain accident near Mayo, Yukon

Edmonton, Alberta, 29 July 2020 — In its investigation report (A19W0105) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) found that pilot decision-making was a factor in a fatal controlled flight into terrain accident that occurred in 2019 near Mayo, Yukon. On 6 August 2019, a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan operated by Alkan Air Ltd. was […]

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City of Iqaluit: Waterways Cleanup Event August 7th

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association and the City of Iqaluit are collaborating to inspire community members and businesses to keep our waterways clean. Iqaluit’s waterways, creeks, rivers, ocean, and beachfront areas are important to the overall health, safety and well-being of our community. QIA staff will join the event on Friday, August 7th, 2020, and we […]

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City of Yellowknife: Wildfire Preparedness Workshop

July 27, 2020 The City of Yellowknife and the Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN) are working together to host a two-day wildfire preparedness workshop that will focus on protecting communities and their structures in the event of an advancing wildfire. The City is working in collaboration with YKDFN to develop the capacity within Dettah and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202015 Views

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Inclusive aging: Fort Simpson resident hoping to open seniors facility – APTN News

Jul 29, 2020 It may look like an ordinary house now, but Dennis Nelner has big plans to transform the property into Ama’s Home, a place for seniors in Fort Simpson, N.W.T. It belonged to his mother, Madeline Nelner who lived independently into her 90s. “This is my shrine to my mum here [holding up […]

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Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. and the City of Iqaluit Provide Cleaning Kits to Inuit Households

July 28, 2020 Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. and the City of Iqaluit would like to thank our community partners for their on-going work to distribute cleaning kits to Inuit families in need of support during COVID-19. The Recreation Department assembled 1,000 cleaning kits thanks to a generous donation of $50,000 from Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. The City […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202011 Views

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Suspending water quality monitoring during pandemic a ‘serious oversight,’ says expert – CBC

Federal government suspended water quality monitoring since the start of COVID-19 pandemic Jul 29, 2020 Federal water quality monitoring has been suspended since the start of the pandemic, and water experts say Canada needs its data collection to be resilient even in crisis. “The fact that the federal government has, on the quality side, not […]

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Banking service change for government and Yukon communities

Starting in September 2020, the Government of Yukon will be transitioning community banking services from TD Bank to CIBC. The new banking service contract with CIBC will ensure continued banking services in communities around Yukon that would otherwise not be served by commercial services. The Government of Yukon is working with both TD Bank and […]

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Agnico Eagle pipeline plans in Arctic Canada halted after Indigenous community outcry – Radio Canada International

July 28, 2020 A Nunavut regulator has given mining company Agnico Eagle a “significant rebuke” over a controversial pipeline proposal for the Meliadine gold mine near Rankin Inlet. “It’s a significant rebuke in my view that [the Nunavut Impact Review Board] issued,” Tagak Curley, vice-president of the Kivalliq Inuit Association told CBC. The board’s decision, […]

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NU Government: COVID-19 Department of Community and Government Services services update

Department of Community and Government Services – July 27, 2020 Requests to enter the territory for construction related projects or to travel within the territory for construction related projects can be emailed to CPHOconstructionrequests@gov.nu.ca Construction workers who completed isolation to date: 696 Construction workers who completed isolation July 20 – July 24, 2020 Departure Date […]

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