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Makigiaqta Now Accepting Applications From Nunavut Employers

(February 22, 2019 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) The Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation announces a new contribution program that will expedite review of applications for small and medium sized Inuit training initiatives. Organizations are encouraged to submit applications for funding that are in line with Makigiaqta’s mandate to ‘enhance the preparedness of Nunavut Inuit for employment.’ Makigiaqta […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 20196 Views

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NIGA Mourns the Loss of Grand Portage Tribal Chairman Norman Deschampe

Washington, D.C. – February 20, 2019 – The National Indian Gaming Association joins the rest of Indian Country in mourning the loss of Grand Portage Tribal Chairman Norman Deschampe. According to Chairman Deschampe’s obituary, he walked on to the Spirit world on February 9th at his home of a heart attack, just a few weeks […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 20198 Views

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YT Government: Ten regional economic development projects slated for local companies

February 20, 2019 For the second year in a row the Government of Yukon is using all 10 of its $1 million trade agreement exceptions to boost regional economic development in the territory. Projects selected this year will grow local industry through infrastructure upgrades, building construction, consultant design services and safety improvements. Only Yukon companies […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 20199 Views

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College announces new program for front-line Yukon First Nations education and employment personnel

February 20, 2019 WHITEHORSE—Yukon College has announced a new program starting in September aimed at preparing students to take on front-line roles within First Nations education departments and other organizations in Yukon and Northern Canada. The Community Education and Employment Support certificate program (CEES) has been developed through an extensive community engagement process, with input […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 201913 Views

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Iqaluit stylist opens upscale salon – Nunatsiaq News

Jennifer Lindell has owned a hair salon business for over a decade. Now she owns her building, too. Feb 19, 2019 There are ulus everywhere you look in Jennifer Lindell’s new downtown Iqaluit hair salon. The long-time stylist has always been partial to the rounded knives used by Inuit women. That’s why her business logo […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 20199 Views

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NxGold Provides Exploration Update

Seeking to resolve Kuulu access issues Programmes of Work pending approval for Roe Gold Project Application for Excess Tonnage approved VANCOUVER, B.C. February 19, 2019 – NxGold Ltd. (“NxGold” or the “Company”), (TSXV: NXN) is pleased to provide exploration activity guidance for the first half of 2019. Meeting requests, applications and notices required for the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 19, 20199 Views

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Baffinland opens Sailiivik Camp at Mary River Mine

OAKVILLE, ON, February 13, 2019 – During a special event earlier today at the Mary River Mine, Baffinland Iron Mine Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Brian Penney officially opened Baffinland’s new 800-person camp. In attendance were representatives from the Senate of Canada, the Government of Nunavut, the Qikiqtani Inuit Association, and the North Baffin Communities, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 19, 201911 Views

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$5M boost for rare earth elements project at Thor Lake, N.W.T. – CBC

Avalon Advanced Materials president expects investment to lead to project as early as this summer Feb 19, 2019 The Nechalacho rare earth elements project near Lutselk’e, N.W.T., has a vote of confidence from an Australian investment group. Cheetah Resources Pty Ltd. has agreed to a $5 million investment in Avalon Advanced Materials Inc.’s Thor Lake project. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 201911 Views

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Government of Yukon supports successful Indigenous economic development conference

Feb 15, 2019 Indigenous businesses, leaders and development corporations gathered in Whitehorse earlier this week for the Arctic Indigenous Investment Conference. The conference was hosted by the Yukon First Nation Chamber of Commerce and welcomed attendees from across the North. The Government of Yukon provided $50,000 towards the conference which took place from February 12 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 20198 Views

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Government of Yukon overhauls procurement

February 14, 2019 The Government of Yukon’s new procurement policy represents a comprehensive overhaul of government procurement that helps businesses access contracting opportunities, increases consistency and allows more flexibility in sourcing goods and services. The new procurement policy clarifies roles and responsibilities and will guide government staff on how to increase opportunities for Yukon businesses […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 201916 Views

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