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Adult Basic Education funding in Nunavut renewed for three more years

August 15, 2018 – Iqaluit, NU – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Since 2011 the Northern Adult Basic Education Program (NABEP) has provided funding support to Nunavut Arctic College to improve literacy and numeracy skills so working age adults can participate in the labour market. The program’s success in improving adult literacy in Nunavut […]

by pmnationtalk on August 15, 20185 Views

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QIA Increases Daycare Subsidy to $10/day

Iqaluit, Nunavut – August 9, 2018 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is pleased to announce an increase in their contribution to the Parental Subsidy for Daycare Users program. A resolution was passed at the May 2018 Executive Committee meeting to allocate funding from the Benefits Fund to increase their current contribution to the Parental Subsidy […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 201811 Views

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N.W.T. students voyage across Arctic Ocean to discover importance of the North – CBC

8 students from Tuktoyaktuk, Inuvik, Nahanni Butte and Yellowknife on this year’s Students on Ice trip Aug 07, 2018 After growing up in the North, eight students from throughout the Northwest Territories have a chance to see their homeland from an entirely new perspective. Students from Tuktoyaktuk, Inuvik, Nahanni Butte and Yellowknife were selected to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201812 Views

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NU Government: Call for proposals – Women’s empowerment initiatives

August 02, 2018 The Department of Family Services is accepting applications for community-based projects that promote women’s empowerment in Nunavut. Projects must take place between October 15, 2018 and March 31, 2019. Community-based, non-profit organizations, municipal corporations or individuals can apply to receive funding under the following categories: Leadership skills. Employment. Economic self-sufficiency. Wellness. Self-reliance. […]

by pmnationtalk on August 3, 201817 Views

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Baffinland awards 38 laptops to high school graduates in the North Baffin region

July 26th, 2018 Baffinland is happy to support school-based initiatives throughout the North Baffin communities. Each year, we award high school graduates from Arctic Bay, Clyde River, Hall Beach, Igloolik, and Pond Inlet with laptops as a reward for their accomplishments, and as an incentive to pursue post-secondary education. This year, Baffinland provided 38 laptops […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201817 Views

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Canada’s Premiers Announce 2018 Literacy Award Recipients

Each Award recipient receives a certificate, signed by the Premier of their province or territory, as well as a Council of the Federation Literacy Award medallion. The Council of the Federation comprises all 13 provincial and territorial Premiers. It enables Premiers to work collaboratively, form closer ties, foster constructive relationships among governments, and show leadership […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201819 Views

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Inuit students see new opportunity to prepare for public-service careers – Nunatsiaq.com

July 16, 2018 Nunavut Sivuniksavut launches new program Nunavut Sivuniksavut, the Ottawa-based college that serves Inuit youth, is launching a new program to help its graduates prepare for careers in Nunavut’s public service. “We want to see more Inuit in the public sector to ensure Inuit are leading Nunavut at all levels, and education and […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201816 Views

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NU Government: FANS fall 2018 application deadline

July 11, 2018 Attention Nunavut students! The deadline to submit your application for the Financial Assistance for Nunavut Students (FANS) is fast approaching! Information about FANS benefits is available at http://www.gov.nu.ca/familyservices, by calling 1-877-860-0680, or by email at FANS@gov.nu.ca. The Nunavut Student Funding Handbook and FANS application forms are available at http://www.gov.nu.ca/family-services/programs-services/financial-assistance-nunavut-students-fans, Information and application forms are also […]

by pmnationtalk on July 12, 201819 Views

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Construction of new daycare in Iqaluit gets underway

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Minister Bennett announces funding for new daycare with ground-breaking ceremony in Iqaluit July 10, 2018 – Iqaluit, NU – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada For Canadian families, high-quality, affordable child care is more than a convenience – it is a necessity. The Government of Canada recognizes the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201826 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Bennett to make announcement about a construction contract and Art Integration program winners for Iqaluit daycare

Iqaluit – Please be advised the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, will announce the winners of the Art Integration program and the company that will construct the new Iqaluit daycare facility. Date: July 10, 2018 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (EDT) Where: House 474 Corner of Niaqunngusiaq and Paunna Road Iqaluit, NU […]

by pmnationtalk on July 9, 201822 Views

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