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Hay River to benefit from better food security and safer bridges

From: Infrastructure Canada Hay River, Northwest Territories, January 8, 2019—Strategic investments in infrastructure projects in the North deliver sustained economic growth, build stronger, more inclusive communities, and support the unique needs of northerners. Today, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 201923 Views

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Health announces next tuberculosis prevention screening clinic in Cape Dorset

Cape Dorset, Nunavut (January 8, 2019) – The Government of Nunavut (GN) Department of Health has announced that Cape Dorset will be the location for the third community-wide tuberculosis (TB) prevention screening clinic, scheduled to start in February 2019. “The screening clinics in Qikiqtarjuaq and Whale Cove provided us with invaluable insight and experience that will […]

by pmnationtalk on January 8, 201922 Views

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Let’s Be Aware community visit – Sanikiluaq

January 04, 2019 The Let’s Be Aware / Ujjiqsuqta team will visit Sanikiluaq from January 18 to 22, to talk about the responsible use of alcohol. If your group or organization is interested in hosting a Let’s Be Aware event, please email responsiblenunavut@gov.nu.ca or ujjiqsuqta@gov.nu.ca. For more information about Let’s Be Aware, the Government of Nunavut’s responsible use […]

by pmnationtalk on January 7, 201918 Views

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Make ‘em laugh! Comedy fest raises nearly $7,000 for Nunavut help line – Nunatsiaq News

4 January, 2019 First Air, Alterna Savings Crackup team up to help Kamatsiaqtut The First Air Arctic Comedy festival, held in Iqaluit this past October, raised over $6,700 for the Nunavut Kamatsiaqtut Help Line, the volunteer organization said on Monday. Those funds came from ticket proceeds, silent auctions and ticket draws during the three-day comedy […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 201919 Views

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Government of Yukon partners with Skookum Jim Friendship Centre to support Yukon youth

January 03, 2019 Joint news release with Skookum Jim Friendship Centre The Government of Yukon and Skookum Jim Friendship Centre (SJFC) have reached an agreement to provide youth access to services following the scheduled closure of the Integrated Supports for Yukon Youth (ISYY) office in February 2019. In order to maintain continuity of services and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 4, 201921 Views

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Government of YT: 20 community projects receive over $700,000 in support from the Community Development Fund

The Government of Yukon’s Community Development Fund is supporting 20 community projects that bring economic, social and cultural benefits to Yukoners. In addition to employment opportunities, the projects support recreation, skill development, language revitalization, cultural and educational initiatives, and improvements to community infrastructure. Funding recipients include the Watson Lake Elders Society, BYTE Empowering Youth Society, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201918 Views

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NU Government: Let’s Be Aware calendar challenge winners

19 December 2018 The Nunavut Liquor and Cannabis Commission is pleased to announce the Let’s Be Aware / Ujjiqsuqta calendar challenge winners. Kivalliq youth were asked to submit drawings depicting responsible approaches to alcohol, namely how: responsible use of alcohol or not drinking alcohol can support physical, emotional and spiritual well-being; to cope with life […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 201839 Views

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Transplants provide better outcomes than dialysis for end-stage kidney disease

December 18, 2018 — New data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) highlights the significant difference between dialysis and transplant outcomes for those being treated for end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). A focused look at 10-year outcome data shows that 16% of Canadians on dialysis survive past 10 years, whereas up to 74% of Canadians […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 201814 Views

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The governments of Canada and Yukon work together to increase access to treatment options for people with substance use disorders

From: Health Canada December 17, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Government of Canada The opioid crisis is devastating individuals, families and communities across the country. Without increased access to effective, evidence-based treatment options, people with substance use disorder will continue to be at risk for overdose. Today, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 201818 Views

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Kugluktuk becomes unrestricted community

December 14, 2018 Kugluktuk is now an unrestricted community. Only the general rules about importing, buying and consuming alcohol from the Liquor Act apply. Residents can buy alcohol within Nunavut by ordering from the Nunavut Liquor Commission warehouse without an import permit. To order from the Rankin Inlet liquor warehouse: Call 867-645-8475. Fax 867-645-3327. Email NLCliquororders@gov.nu.ca. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 201819 Views

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