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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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Canada and Yukon unveil new learning space at Yukon College

January 16, 2018 $3.057 million joint federal and territorial investment is creating jobs, expanding research and fostering innovation in Whitehorse. Whitehorse, Yukon Yukon Member of Parliament (MP) Larry Bagnell and the Honourable Tracy-Anne McPhee, Yukon Minister of Education, were at Yukon College’s Ayamdigut campus today to celebrate the grand opening of the Innovation Commons. This project […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201810 Views

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Journalist Marci Ien Takes the Mental Health Conversation Nationwide with IN THEIR OWN WORDS: A BELL LET’S TALK DAY SPECIAL, January 31 on CTV and CTV Two

– In the primetime special, host Marci Ien speaks candidly with several Canadians about their personal experiences with mental illness – – On Bell Let’s Talk Day, Jan. 31, you can talk, text, tweet, and join in on social media to help end the stigma around mental illness and drive Bell’s funding for Canadian mental […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 20189 Views

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MMIWG: Media Advisory – Accreditation and Scheduling of Community Hearings in Yellowknife, NT

January 15, 2018 Vancouver BC- The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Women and Girls will hold Community Hearings at the Chateau Nova Hotel in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories from January 23-25, 2018. Commissioners Qajaq Robinson, Michèle Audette and Brian Eyolfson will hear from about 30 family members and survivors through public and private hearings, sharing […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201816 Views

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Helping Indigenous people in the Northwest Territories gain vital job skills and experience

January 16, 2018  Inuvik, Northwest Territories    Employment and Social Development Canada A strong economy depends on a strong middle class where everybody has a real and fair chance to succeed. Despite being the fastest-growing segment of the country’s population, Indigenous people continue to be under‑represented in Canada’s workforce. That is why today, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201811 Views

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Save the date! Have a Heart Day 2018

Have a Heart Day is a child and youth-led reconciliation event that brings together caring Canadians to help ensure First Nations children have the services they need to grow up safely at home, get a good education, be healthy, and be proud of who they are. Last year more than 700 students from 20 different schools, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201811 Views

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YASC: Aboriginal Coaching Module

Join YASC Staff Rose Inglangasuk and ACM Master Facilitator Dorothy Paul for a day of the Aboriginal Coaching Module! This course is super interactive and informative! The ACM is a professional development training tool for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal coaches who coach Aboriginal athletes, as they become certified through the NCCP. The material in the ACM […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201811 Views

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Call for Nominations for the 2018 NWT Outstanding Volunteer Awards

YELLOWKNIFE (January 16, 2018) – Today, the department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA), announced the annual notice of the nomination deadline for the Northwest Territories (NWT) Outstanding Volunteer Awards. This year marks the 28th year of this award, which recognizes and celebrates the remarkable contributions volunteers make in communities across the NWT. Residents are […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 20189 Views

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Nunavut Prospectors Program (NPP) Applications

January 16, 2018 Are you a prospector? The Department of Economic Development and Transportation (EDT) is accepting applications for the Prospectors Program. You may be eligible for up to $8,000 to help pay for assistant wages, materials and supplies when you are out looking for minerals. Eligible applicants must: Be a Nunavut resident Be 18 […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 20188 Views

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Premier McLeod to talk about the future of the Northwest Territories in Vancouver

YELLOWKNIFE (January 15, 2018) – Premier Bob McLeod will be speaking to business, industry, environmental organizations and academics on the future of the Northwest Territories in Vancouver next week. As part of a continued effort to make the North and its future part of the national discussion, Premier McLeod will be leading a roundtable discussion at […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 20189 Views

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