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NU Government: Anaanavut Qisingit – Our Mother’s Sealskin Work

On June 21, 2018, as part of the National Indigenous Peoples Day, Iqaluit Health Services will be launching a video instillation by Mittimatalik Arnait Miqsuqtiit Collective (MAMC) called “Anaanavut Qisingit – Our Mother’s Sealskin Work”. The installation shows Pond Inlet seamstresses demonstrating sealskin processing, mitten and kamik making. The eight-hour installation is a real-time showcase […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20186 Views

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NU Government: Journey of Hope Talk Show on APTN

On June 26, 2018, the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) will air Journey of Hope, a talk show featuring Nunavummiut. The talk show segment will feature community members sharing stories about the effects of alcohol, including alcohol addiction and their journey to recovery. Thank you to the Nunavummiut who participated in the show, told their […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201811 Views

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Boil Water Advisory has been lifted for the Hamlet

June 18, 2018 The Department of Health advises residents of the Hamlet of Rankin Inlet that the boil water advisory is over. ### Media Contact: Nadine Purdy Manager of Communications Department of Health 867-975-5712 npurdy@gov.nu.ca NT5

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201820 Views

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NU Government: Quality of Life Secretariat call for funding proposals

15 June 2018 The Department of Health’s Quality of Life Secretariat is accepting funding proposals for suicide prevention initiatives for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. Non-profit organizations and community governments in Nunavut are encouraged to submit funding proposals for community-led projects focused on suicide prevention, intervention and post-intervention. Activities eligible for funding include, but are not […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 201812 Views

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Better wastewater treatment for Watson Lake residents

The governments of Canada and Yukon are committed to investing in local infrastructure that ensures Northern Canadians and their families have access to modern, reliable water and wastewater services that meet their unique needs. The Honourable Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201815 Views

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Grand Opening of the new Health and Social Services Centre in Fort Resolution

FORT RESOLUTION, NT (June12, 2018) – Residents celebrated the official opening of the Denı́nu Kų́ę́ Health and Social Services Centre today,  in Fort Resolution. The new Health and Social Services Centre is a state-of-the-art facility that for the first time brings together health, social services, and home care into the same building. Providing these services […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201816 Views

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Statement: Men’s Health Week

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Men’s Health Week, June 11-17, is an opportunity to build awareness about the importance of physical health and well-being among Canadian men, and to encourage men to take action to improve their overall health. Canadians are some of the healthiest people in the world; however, we know that many […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 201812 Views

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NT Government: Help Collect Fish Samples to Support a Human Health Risk Assessment

YELLOWKNIFE (June 7, 2018) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT), in partnership with the Government of Canada, is inviting people fishing in the Yellowknife area to donate fish tissue samples this summer. A human health risk assessment is being done to help us understand the extent of legacy contamination from former mining activities […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201817 Views

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Boil Water Advisory – Rankin Inlet

07 June 2018 The Department of Health is issuing a boil water advisory for the Hamlet of Rankin Inlet. This is a precautionary measure due to high turbidity (cloudy water) levels. During a boil water advisory, all water for consumption must be brought to a rolling boil for a minimum of one full minute. It […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201816 Views

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Nunavut plans study of fermented country foods as public health tool – Nunatsiaq News

June 05, 2018 “The Department of Health would like to incorporate Inuit knowledge” Nunavut’s health department plans to embark on a study of potent, fermented country foods throughout the territory to see if their traditional consumption can point the way to better addictions treatment among Inuiit. Among the goals of this research, for which a […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 201810 Views

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