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Role-playing game aims to help Nunavut youth deal with anxiety and depression – CBC

Researcher consulting youth one-on-one for Inuit-specific redesign of New Zealand game Jul 24, 2018 A role-playing game out of New Zealand that promises to help teens with anxiety and depression is being reimagined by Nunavut youth. I-SPARX is a project to bring Inuit culture to a redesign of SPARX, which was originally created for Maori […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 201813 Views

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Results – Baker Lake Liquor Plebiscite

BAKER LAKE, Nunavut – On January 22, eligible voters in Baker Lake voted on the following question: “Are you in favour of ending the current system of liquor restriction in Baker Lake and having an unrestricted system where only the general liquor laws of Nunavut apply?” The results of this plebiscite are as follows: Polls […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201816 Views

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Final volume of landmark report explores health care, language, culture, food security in First Nations communities

July 24, 2018 | The second volume of the National Report of the First Nations Regional Health Survey Phase 3, released today by the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC), provides unparalleled insight into a wide array of factors, from language and culture to health-care access and food security, that affect the health and well-being […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201814 Views

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Health Canada launches the Pursue Your Passion interactive engagement tour

Tour will bring interactive exhibit across Canada offering Canadians the opportunity to learn the facts about cannabis and encourage youth to pursue healthy activities, rather than using cannabis. July 20, 2018 – Ottawa, ON The Government is taking a public health approach to legalizing and strictly regulating cannabis to keep it out of the hands of […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201815 Views

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Western Nunavut community to hold alcohol plebiscite – Nunatsiaq.com

July 19, 2018 Petition triggers vote on alcohol restrictions in Kugluktuk Residents in Kugluktuk will vote on whether to loosen up rules governing alcohol purchases this fall. A 34-signature petition submitted to the Nunavut government by the Western Nunavut community has triggered a plebiscite, and now Elections Nunavut will hold a vote to see if […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201816 Views

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Local company awarded Yukon’s air ambulance value-driven contract

July 17, 2018 For the first time in 19 years, the Government of Yukon has awarded the territory’s air ambulance service contract through a value-driven procurement process. Local company Alkan Air received the contract valued at $25 million. The value-driven procurement process used to award this contract considers both the price and quality of the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201821 Views

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Boil Water Advisory – Igloolik

July 17, 2018 The Department of Health is issuing a boil water advisory for the Hamlet of Igloolik. 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 is essential that […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201820 Views

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Iqaluit men’s shelter moving in new direction – Nunatsiaq.com

July 17, 2018 “It is more than just a shelter … it is the getting the clientele back into work, back into their rightful place in the community” The men’s shelter in Iqaluit is making some big changes this summer. With the appointment of a new acting director, Dan Laffin, two weeks ago, the Uquutaq […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201820 Views

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Town of Inuvik placed under boil-water advisory – Cabin Radio

July 12, 2018 Residents of Inuvik are being told to boil all of their drinking water for at least one minute. The Chief Environmental Health Officer issued an advisory late on Thursday afternoon, blaming higher-than-usual water levels in the river for muddying the water and affecting its quality. The advisory says boiling water is simply […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201823 Views

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Full scale airport emergency exercise to be held in Łutselk’e

Łutselk’e (July 11, 2018) – The Government of Northwest Territories, in cooperation with the community of Łutselk’e, will be conducting a full scale airport emergency exercise at the Łutselk’e airport on Thursday, July 12, 2018 between 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Emergency exercises are vital to supporting safe and efficient travel in the North and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201826 Views

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