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Government of Canada supports economic diversification and job creation in NWT

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Diversity of federal government investments strengthen the North’s economy April 17, 2019 — Yellowknife, Northwest Territories — Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Economic diversification and job creation are key to ensuring a strong and resilient economy in the North. This is why the Government of Canada is investing […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 201941 Views

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Residents of Whitehorse to benefit from improved public infrastructure

A thriving economy needs strategic investments in modern transportation and green infrastructure to improve the lives of citizens while limiting impacts on the local environment. Investing in modern transportation infrastructure also helps create jobs and improve the quality of life of Northerners. Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 201939 Views

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De Beers Canada Safely completes Record Winter Road Program

11 Apr 2019 De Beers Canada successfully completed a record winter road re-supply program that delivered nearly 50 million litres of fuel and approximately 63,000 tonnes of cargo to Gahcho Kué Mine over 55 days. The De Beers Canada program was completed with zero injuries and no environmental incidents. The 50 million litres was the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201953 Views

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Northern and NorthMart encourage Nunavut students to Drop the Pop

Winnipeg, MB, April 11, 2019 – Northern and NorthMart stores are challenging their young consumers and students to “Drop the Pop” – swapping sugary soda for healthier drink choices, in order to support the development of healthier habits in children and youth. Throughout the month of April, Northern and NorthMart will donate 2 percent milk […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 201954 Views

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NU Government: Supply agreement with cannabis provider

11 April 2019  The Nunavut Liquor and Cannabis Commission (NULC) has reached an agreement with an additional cannabis provider. Nunavummiut can now choose which agent they want to place online orders with: AgMedica at www.verticalcannabis.ca or Canopy Growth at https://www.tweed.com/en. For a list of all cannabis providers authorized to sell in Nunavut, please visit […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 201952 Views

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Government of Canada invests in geoscience research and the mining sector in Nunavut

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Over $3.8 million to support natural resource development research and mining April 3, 2019 – Iqaluit, Nunavut – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) With the continued growth of the mining industry in Nunavut, and the challenges of a changing climate, geoscience research has never been more important. The […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201966 Views

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Nunavut mining reps discuss Inuit employment challenges – Nunatsiaq News

3 April, 2019 “A good portion of them are holding onto jobs for the first time in their lives” Nunavut is blessed with a wealth of mineral resources and, for anyone willing and able to work at one of the territory’s mines, there’s no shortage of well-paying jobs. Yet the territory also has widespread unemployment: […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201966 Views

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Government of Nunavut and Baffinland Iron Mines sign Memorandum of Understanding

Iqaluit, Nunavut (April 2, 2019) – Minister of Economic Development and Transportation, David Akeeagok and Brian Penney, President and CEO of Baffinland Iron Mines (Baffinland) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to maximize Inuit employment at the Mary River Mine. The Memorandum of Understanding focuses on four priority areas for collaboration- reducing barriers to employment; […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201963 Views

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GNWT Extends Program Supporting Mineral Exploration

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has taken action to support its mineral exploration sector by extending a successful program for two years. The Work Credit Program (WCP), originally introduced in 2015 to offset costs for mineral explorers since a downturn in the financial markets, will be extended for two years beginning April 1, 2019 to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201964 Views

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New Business Degree Set to Start Next Fall at Yukon University – CHON FM

Justice Billy, a student in the diploma program and a member of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nation, says she’s excited about studying more business-related courses as she transitions into the degree program next year. Yukon College employees announced a new Business Administration Degree program today that is set to begin at the future Yukon […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 201960 Views

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