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Pond Inlet Justice Committee seeking members

20 June 2019 Do you have knowledge and experience in dealing with social issues, restorative justice and Inuit societal values? Are you interested in helping victims and offenders? The Pond Inlet Justice Committee is looking for members in the community. Justice committees in Nunavut use a community-based justice approach to assist victims of crime and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 20193 Views

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MMIWG: Moving Forward Together to Reclaim Power and Place

June 21, 2019 On this National Indigenous Peoples Day, we are at a critical moment in Canada’s history. On June 3, 2019, we released a comprehensive report, Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, that documents the truths of more than 2,380 family […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 20194 Views

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Legislation advancing responsible co-management of natural resources in North receives Royal Assent

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Bill C-88 cancels merger of land and water boards in the Northwest Territories, moves towards responsible co-management of Arctic offshore oil and gas resources and certainty for industry. June 22, 2019 — Ottawa, ON — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is taking action […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 20193 Views

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Fire Bans in Effect for South Slave Region

Due to extremely dry forest conditions and the threat of wildfires, the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) has closed the 60th Parallel Territorial Park until further notice. Fire bans have also been put in place for the following parks effective immediately: Fort Smith/Queen Elizabeth Territorial Park Hay River Territorial Park Little Buffalo Falls […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201914 Views

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Wally Schumann: NWT Economic Partners’ Collaboration Symposium

Good morning everyone. Before I begin, I’d like to take a moment to echo Premier McLeod’s sentiment about the importance of these types of meetings and having an opportunity to get together to discuss common challenges and goals, and find concrete ways to work together to find solutions. Last week, I was in Inuvik for […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201912 Views

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10 year old time capsule opened in Baker Lake, contents now on display

18 June 2019  Jonah Amitnaaq Secondary School (JASS) opened their 10 year old time capsule on April 10, 2019. The time capsule was created and sealed at the graduation ceremony in 2009. The contents of the capsule were filled by students from kindergarten to grade 12 at the time. The JASS 2009 graduating class […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201911 Views

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YT Government: Have your say on proposed forest resources management plan

A new forest resources management plan is being proposed for the Whitehorse and Southern Lakes area. The plan was developed through a joint planning committee that included representatives from the Government of Yukon, Carcross/Tagish First Nation, Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Ta’an Kwäch’än Council, as well as local Renewable Resources Councils. The recommended plan incorporates […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 20199 Views

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Statement from Minister McPhee on the Office of the Auditor General of Canada’s audit of education programs in Yukon

Minister of Education Tracy-Anne McPhee released the following statement: The Government of Yukon is committed to modernizing our education system and working with our education partners to ensure all students have the supports they need to succeed as learners. Today’s release of the Office of the Auditor General of Canada’s audit report on inclusive and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 201910 Views

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Kindergarten Through Grade 12 Education in Yukon—Department of Education does not know if students’ needs are being met

Whitehorse, 18 June 2019—Today, the Office of the Auditor General of Canada provided the Yukon Legislative Assembly with the results of an audit that examined whether the Department of Education delivered education programs that were inclusive and reflected Yukon First Nations culture and languages, and whether it assessed and addressed gaps in student outcomes. “We […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 20199 Views

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Yukoners receive Community Safety Awards

Thirteen Yukoners, one program and a four legged friend were recognized for their efforts to prevent crime and foster community safety at the seventh annual Minister of Justice Community Safety Awards on Wednesday, May 29. The 2019 Community Safety Award recipients are: Whitehorse Correctional Centre Gardening Program (Ingrid Wilcox, Craig Cameron, John Gullison) – Exceptional […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 201910 Views

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