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Yukon to participate in Emerging Leaders Program, Norway

January 14, 2015 WHITEHORSE—A young Yukon professional has been selected to take part in the Emerging Leaders Program January 14-20 in Tromsø, Norway as part of the Arctic Frontiers 2015 Conference. “The Government of Yukon is pleased to support the participation of Jocelyn Joe-Strack in this conference,” Premier Darrell Pasloski said. “Joe-Strack’s participation supports Yukon’s […]

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Goldcorp announces enhancements to Corporate Affairs, Sustainability leadership team; Russell Ball assumes corporate development leadership role

VANCOUVER, Jan. 14, 2015 – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) today announced the promotion of Brent Bergeron to Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability. In a related move, Jerry Danni has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Sustainability reporting to Bergeron.  The Company also announced that Russell Ball, Executive Vice President, Capital Projects […]

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Five youth programs receive Crime Prevention and Victim Services funding

WHITEHORSE—The Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust Fund awarded $118,290 to support Yukon projects with the goal of preventing crime and providing support to child and youth victims. “Each of the projects helps foster youth safety and a sense of community,” Minister of Justice Mike Nixon said. “By funding these projects, youth-focused organizations are making […]

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New community hall officially opens in Igloolik

IGLOOLIK, Nunavut (January 14, 2015) – Igloolik celebrated the official opening of their new community hall at a ceremony on Tuesday. Community and Government Services Minister, Tom Sammurtok, along with Education Minister and MLA for Aggu, Paul Quassa, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and MLA for Amittuq, George Qulaut, and Igloolik Mayor, Peter Ivalu, participated […]

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Nunavut government taking no action on mental health – Nunatsiaq News

January 14, 2015 “I did not even receive the courtesy of a reply” I wish to express my concerns regarding the poor state of mental health and addiction treatments and programs in Nunavut. I have practiced psychiatry in four Nunavut communities over the past 10 years. I have twice expressed my concerns and offered my […]

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Iqaluit council sends mayor to pricey Nunavut conference – Nunatsiaq News

January 14, 2015 Travel to Ottawa, $1,600 fee sparks short debate Iqaluit’s cash-strapped finances sparked debate at an Iqaluit City Council meeting Jan. 13, about the value of sending municipal representatives to a $1,600-a-head conference in Ottawa next month. The city’s economic development committee proposed that council send an elected member to the Nunavut at […]

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First Nations carving exhibit opens Jan. 15 in the Hilltop Bistro

January 13, 2015 Whitehorse – Carving our Path, an exhibit by young First Nations artists from the Northern Cultural Expressions Society (NCES) will open Thursday, January 15 in the Hilltop Bistro at Yukon College. The opening is from 4.00 p.m. until 6.00 p.m. with artists in attendance. The exhibit is a mix of prints, masks, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 14, 2015144 Views

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Minister Aglukkaq Hosts Pre-Budget Consultation in Rankin Inlet

Government on track to achieve balanced budget in 2015 January 13, 2015 – Rankin Inlet, NU – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Minister Leona Aglukkaq today hosted a pre-Budget roundtable discussion in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut with business, industry and government leaders. The meeting is part of consultations aimed at engaging Northerners about Canada’s Economic Action […]

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Four Yukon organizations receive funding for projects that support victims of crime

January 13, 2015 WHITEHORSE—The Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust Fund awarded $55,860 to support the innovative projects of four community organizations intended to prevent crime and support victims. “Funding has been provided to community-driven projects that are building awareness of how we can support those that may be vulnerable to crime or have been […]

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NWT minimum wage to increase to one of the highest in Canada

YELLOWKNIFE (January 13, 2015) – Minister or Education, Culture and Employment Jackson Lafferty announced a substantial increase to the Northwest Territories minimum wage today. Effective June 1, 2015, the minimum wage will increase from $10.00 per hour to $12.50 per hour, giving the NWT one of the highest minimum wages in Canada. The increase was […]

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