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‘It’s hard sometimes’: Housing North of 60 and the problems of overcrowding – APTN News

January 13, 2020 Northern Affairs Minister Dan Vandal will be in the Northwest Territories this week for his first visit since being sworn in. Leaders in the north are expected to push housing issues when they sit down with the minister. Housing is one of the biggest issues in the north – and a problem […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 202014 Views

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Where will new Indigenous rights lead? – Financial Post

Opinion: We should strive for an emboldened Indigenous people, freed from the adverse consequences of their mistreatment and able to make their way as equal citizens Terence Corcoran’s article on Jan. 8 about Canadian adoption of UNDRIP (the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples) came as a breath of fresh air in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 202019 Views

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Call for Applications – QIA’s Social Policy Committee

January 10, 2020 EVENT: Call for Applications; Qikiqtani Inuit Association, Social Policy Committee, youth representative. The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is looking for energetic and dynamic individuals to fill the following committee position. To be considered, candidates must be actively and personally committed to represent the interest of Qikiqtani Inuit and have a sound understanding […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202021 Views

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NU Government: January is Tobacco Reduction Month

13 January 2020 In January, join the Department of Health and support Tobacco Reduction Month! A large component of reducing the harm caused by tobacco is by minimizing the impact of second-hand smoke. Second-hand smoke is exhaled by the tobacco user and comes from the burning end of a cigarette. Poisons from tobacco stick to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202016 Views

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Hall Beach Mayor By-Election February 10, 2020

The by-election for Mayor will take place in Hall Beach on February 10, 2020 The filing period for declarations of candidacy for Mayor of Hall Beach has closed. See below list of Declared Candidates: Jaypetee Audlakiak Jason Kaenerk Jopie Kaernerk Ammie Ham Qaumayuk Kipsigak Andrew Qaunaq Solomon Ulluapak Voting Opportunities By-Election Day: February 10, 2020 from 9 am – 7 pm […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202012 Views

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Inuit infants need access to medication to prevent respiratory illness – Nunatsiaq News

13 January 2020 “The Nunavut and Canadian governments must listen to health experts and make life-saving antibody drugs available to combat RSV” Inuit infants living in Arctic Canada have some of the highest rates of hospitalization and intensive care unit admission in the world due to a virus called respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Most children […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202012 Views

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QIA: Public Service Announcement – Call for Applications to fill various board and committee positions

January 10, 2020 EVENT: Call for Applications; Kakivak Association, Nunavut Planning Commission, Nunavut Disabilities Council, Inuit Broadcasting Corporation, Joint Parks Management Committee The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is looking for energetic and dynamic individuals to fill various board and committee positions. To be considered, candidates must be actively and personally committed to represent the interest […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 202022 Views

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Sabina Gold & Silver Announces 2020 Exploration Budget

VANCOUVER – December 5, 2019 – Sabina Gold & Silver Corp (the “Company”) (SBB – TSX/SGSVF – OTCQX) is pleased to announce plans for the upcoming 2020 spring exploration program at its 100% owned Back River Gold Project in Nunavut, Canada. “We are pleased to be fully funded for the planned 2020 Winter exploration program […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 202022 Views

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New housing maintenance line opens in Cambridge Bay – Nunatsiaq News

10 January 2020 Housing association now has a dedicated line for evening and weekend calls Tenants in Cambridge Bay should see quicker responses to maintenance calls, now that their housing association has a new direct line to its after-hours on-call worker. As of Jan. 7, the on-call technician with the Cambridge Bay Housing Association will […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 202018 Views

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U Arctic: Three New Thematic Networks established in 2019

Jan 09, 2020 Three new Thematic Networks were approved by the Council of UArctic in their 22nd meeting held in September 2019 in Stockholm, Sweden. The new Thematic Networks are: Collaborative Resource Management UArctic Thematic Network on Collaborative Resource Management is hosted by Nordisk Fond for Miljø og Udvikling, Denmark, and led by Finn Danielsen. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 202025 Views

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