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Health celebrates World No Tobacco Day with call for community-led proposals

May 29, 2017 In celebration of World No Tobacco Day, the Department of Health is encouraging all Nunavummiut to be tobacco-free this May 31. This World No Tobacco Day, the Tobacco Reduction Program is encouraging organizations, societies and municipal organizations in Nunavut to submit one-time funding proposals for community-led projects focused on reducing tobacco use […]

by pmnationtalk on May 29, 20173 Views

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Call for Proposals – Food Security Initiatives

May 29, 2017 The Nunavut Food Security Coalition is now accepting funding proposals for projects that will address food security in Nunavut in 2017-18. Non-profit organizations, societies and municipal organizations that carry out food security initiatives can apply for funding for projects that: contribute to the development and/or continuation of a food security project; enable […]

by pmnationtalk on May 29, 20172 Views

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Fox in Igloolik tests positive for rabies

The Department of Health is advising Igloolik residents that a fox has tested positive for rabies. The fox was caught in the community on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Dogs and foxes can transmit rabies to people. If you have been bitten or scratched, or had any contact with a fox, please go to the health […]

by pmnationtalk on May 29, 20176 Views

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Changes to Non-Insured Health Benefits

YELLOWKNIFE (April 18, 2017) – In response to Health Canada’s recent announcement that expecting mothers covered by the Federal NIHB program who have to travel outside of their home community to give birth will now be supported by one non-medical escort, the Department of Health and Social Services will extend this benefit to residents eligible […]

by pmnationtalk on May 26, 201711 Views

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Housing First Program Expands – City of Yellowknife

May 24, 2017 The City of Yellowknife, in partnership with the Government of Canada and the YWCA NWT, is hosting a Housing First for Families official contract signing event on Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in City Hall Council Chamber. A contract to deliver a Housing First for Families program in Yellowknife has […]

by pmnationtalk on May 26, 201714 Views

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Tłı̨chǫ Gov’t: TCSA Home Care Training

L to R back row: Lisa Judas, Lay Dispenser from Wekweètì, Margaret Wanazah HSW from Behchokǫ̀, Rita Nitsiza HSW from Whatì, LilyAnn Richardson HSW Behchokǫ̀, Laurel Irving RN Manager of Continuing Care from Behchokǫ̀, L to R front row: Mary Wetrade HSW from Gamètì, BettyAnn Drybones HSW Behchokǫ̀, Elizabeth Apples HSW Behchokǫ̀ and Daniel Gunn […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 201716 Views

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Tłı̨chǫ Gov’t: JESH Recreation Department

The JESH Recreation Department, Missy Mantla, Beatrice Naedzo and Regina Lafferty recently spent a day at Aven’s Senior’s Home in Yellowknife to learn more about senior’s recreation and to participate in Aven’s Chair Yoga program. Here they are pictured with Carol Norwegian the Volunteer & Recreation Supervisor at Aven’s. JESH’s recreation team are now provides […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 201714 Views

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Atlantic Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire May 24, 2017 (Dalhousie-Homicide) A Halifax police detective says he examined a bloodied tarp and duffel bag found on a farm belonging to William Sandeson’s family. Detective-Constable James Wasson testified yesterday about the items seized from a farm near Truro. He is accused of killing 22-year-old Taylor Samson in August […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201715 Views

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New affordable housing unit in Dawson City officially opens

DAWSON CITY, YUKON, May 23, 2017 — The Klondike Development Organization, with support from the governments of Canada and Yukon, officially opened a new eight-unit affordable rental housing project in Dawson City on Sunday. The new development is a two-storey building on the corner of King Street and 6th Avenue with six one-bedroom units of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201717 Views

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Food insecurity in Nunavut ‘should be considered a national crisis,’ expert says – CBC

Conference Board of Canada releases food report card, gives Nunavut a D for food security May 19, 2017 Food insecurity in Nunavut “needs remedial action,” say the authors of a new report who call for a national food policy. The Conference Board of Canada released its 2016 food report card on provincial performance, which looks […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 201710 Views

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