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Featured Video of the Day: Dene Chief Bill Erasmus and RCMP Sgt. Barry Ledoux speak to NWANWT

Published on Sep 5, 2014 Dene National Chief Bill Erasmus & RCMP Sgt. Barry Ledoux on NWT policing & the Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women at the Native Women’s Association of the NWT AGM recorded live on Sept 5 2014. Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.

by ecnationtalk on April 7, 201541532 Views

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Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories extend funding to offer more affordable housing solutions in NWT

OTTAWA, January 30, 2015– Together, the Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories announced an additional combined investment of more than $18 million over five years, through an extension to the Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH) agreement. “Our Government has made historic investments in housing. We recognize that the provinces and territories are best placed to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 2015378 Views

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Arts Fund supports professional development

January 30, 2015 WHITEHORSE—Four Yukon arts groups are receiving funding for professional development workshops through the latest intake of the Arts Fund. “The arts instill a sense of pride in Yukoners,” Minister of Tourism and Culture Elaine Taylor said. “Professional development workshops help artists at every stage in their careers, from young and emerging artists […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201516279 Views

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Minister of ITI issues oil and gas call for bids

YELLOWKNIFE (January 30, 2015) – Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment David Ramsay today issued a call for bids for exploration licences for two parcels of land located in the in the Central Mackenzie Valley. The Call for Bids process invites companies to bid on specific parcels of land to secure and possibly obtain an […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 2015263 Views

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GNWT to study the potential of a Mackenzie Valley energy, transportation and communications corridor

OTTAWA (January 29, 2015) – Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod announced that his government will explore the feasibility of an energy, transportation and communications corridor along the Mackenzie Valley to the Arctic Ocean at a reception in Ottawa today. NWT Aboriginal governments will be invited to participate in the study, which will identify options for creating […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 2015289 Views

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Yukon government to meet with First Nations on mining initiatives

January 29, 2015 WHITEHORSE—Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski is encouraged to hear of Council of Yukon First Nations Grand Chief Ruth Massie’s support for the mining and exploration industries and will soon meet with Yukon First Nations to discuss several mining initiatives. The grand chief’s comments were made at the Mineral Exploration Roundup in Vancouver on […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 2015252 Views

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Yukon Days celebrated at Ottawa’s Winterlude festival

January 29, 2015 WHITEHORSE—Yukoners are providing Ottawa with a taste of the territory at Yukon Days, a celebration taking place from January 30 to February 2 as part of the capital’s 37th annual Winterlude festival. “Yukon Days activities are an opportunity to heighten awareness among Winterlude visitors that Yukon is an exceptional winter and summer […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201518079 Views

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N.W.T. premier launches study to lay groundwork for oil pipeline to Arctic Ocean – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 29, 2015 By Bruce Cheadle THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The premier of the Northwest Territories says it’s time to start laying the groundwork for a potential oil pipeline to the Arctic Ocean, notwithstanding currently depressed global energy prices. Bob McLeod announced to an Ottawa reception Thursday evening that he’s launching a […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201518021 Views

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Government of Canada Supports Nunavut’s Cultural Sector

Investment will increase marketing to promote Nunavut artists January 29, 2015 – Iqaluit, NU – Office of the Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor), and Minister for the Arctic Council. Minister Aglukkaq announced today an investment to support the continued development of Nunavut’s arts and craft sector by […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 201518035 Views

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Nunavut beneficiary fears impact of uranium in her backyard – Nunatsiaq News

January 29, 2015 “We need to make sure we’re ready. The minerals and resources aren’t going anywhere” In September 2005, Paula Kigjugalik Hughson flew over Akulliqpaq Qamaniq and Qamaniq Tugliqpaaq with several members of her family, most notably her aging mother, Betty, and her mother’s brother, John Killulark. That hour-long flight over those water bodies […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 2015211 Views

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