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Service NWT COVID Support Line Launches

If you’re in the Northwest Territories, dialing 8-1-1 is your connection to COVID-19 information and services. The new Service NWT COVID Support Line means residents can use one easy number to reach the established self-isolation, enforcement, and regional centre accommodations lines. The line also has staff to provide callers with accurate information about COVID-19 and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 202028 Views

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Coronavirus could decimate small and isolated communities in Nunavut – Macleans.ca

The wildfire spread of COVID-19 seen in places like nursing homes and cruise ships could similarly sweep the crowded homes in which nearly half of Nunavummiut live As of April 16, none of the bar charts or logarithmic graphs showing the rise of COVID-19 in Canada have included Nunavut. That’s because the territory does not […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 202022 Views

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City of Iqaluit: Community Wellness Call for Proposals 2020-2021

The City of Iqaluit is currently accepting project applications from individuals and organizations for Community Wellness Funding in 2020-2021. The Community Wellness Fund supports projects up to $15,000. Community groups are encouraged to submit projects that take into consideration the COVID-19 situation. The Community Wellness Fund is focused on community-based initiatives that aim to improve the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 202028 Views

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GNWT completes winter fuel resupply to communities

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) understands the importance of essential fuel deliveries for residents and businesses in northern communities. It has been a priority for the GNWT that this work continues uninterrupted throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Communities in the Northwest Territories rely heavily on diesel and gasoline for electricity generation, heating, and transportation. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 202031 Views

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Territorial Public Health Emergency and State Of Emergency Have Been Extended

The Territorial Public Health Emergency and State of Emergency have been extended in the Northwest Territories. Both extensions takes effect as of April 15, 2020 and expire April 28, 2020. Diane Thom, Minister of Health and Social Services extended the territory-wide Public Health Emergency which was first extended on April 1 under the Northwest Territories’ […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 202027 Views

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NU Government: COVID-19 Department of Health Services update

14 April 2020 Department of Health Services, April 14, 2020 Isolation Sites Those in isolation have access to cable, internet, three meals a day, fresh linens and cleaning supplies. Garbage is picked up daily. These costs are covered by the Government of Nunavut. The GN will pay for diapers, baby formula and feminine products. Guests […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 202024 Views

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Umingmak Centre continues to support Nunavut’s children and youth, despite COVID-19 challenges – Nunatsiaq News

14 April 2020 “If we’re able to still have that connection with that child and maintain it, then it makes it that much easier further down the road” From phone calls to wellness packages, Iqaluit’s Umingmak Child and Youth Support Centre is continuing to do what it can for Nunavut’s youngest. Opened in October, Umingmak […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 202024 Views

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Two New Orders by NWT Chief Public Health Officer Strengthen Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

YELLOWKNIFE (April 10, 2020) – NWT Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Kami Kandola today took action to protect NWT residents with two new binding public health Orders. The announcement comes after forming a new Compliance and Enforcement Taskforce to track down and investigate complaints about those not following the rules of the Public Health Act […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 202029 Views

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GTC: A Message from Premier Caroline Cochrane

The Premier of the Northwest Territories, Caroline Cochrane, has released the attached statement regarding concerns with compliance to the Public Health Order. Documents related to this page Click here to download NT5

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202038 Views

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Helping Labrador Inuit cope with impacts of COVID-19

April 8, 2020 The Nunatsiavut Government today announced details of a number of initiatives announced March 26 aimed at assisting Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement deal with impacts associated with the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Funding for the initiatives is being provided by the Government of Canada through its $305 million Indigenous Community […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202022 Views

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