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Spring sitting wraps up, fall 2018 sitting to begin first week of October

The spring sitting of the Yukon Legislative Assembly concluded today. The 30-day session began with the delivery of the 2018–19 Budget, which features a five-year capital plan, profiling the Government of Yukon’s priority infrastructure projects. Highlights of the budget include $42 million in municipal and First Nation infrastructure; over $43 million to complete construction and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 201811 Views

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NT Government: Strike Vote Results

YELLOWKNIFE (April 25, 2018) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) understands from media reports that the Union of Northern Workers (UNW) has announced that “almost 70% of voting members have voted in favour of strike action.” The GNWT remains committed to reaching a collective agreement that meets the interests of all parties, and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 201812 Views

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Kluane First Nation will receive funding for housing unit retrofits

KLUANE FIRST NATION, YUKON, April 25, 2018 — The governments Canada and Yukon are pleased to provide funding to help the Kluane First Nation (KFN) retrofit homes in Destruction Bay. The Kluane First Nation will receive just over $400,000 to retrofit nine units. This partnership will help revitalize and modernize older homes in the community. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 201814 Views

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NU Government: Nominate a top Environmentalist under 25!

April 24, 2018 If you know a young environmental leader who deserves national recognition, nominate him or her for the Starfish Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists under 25 Program! The Starfish Canada is a national non-profit that celebrates the stories and accomplishments of young environmental leaders in Canada. The organization recognizes and rewards young Canadian’s taking […]

by pmnationtalk on April 25, 201810 Views

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Rabies suspected in Sanikiluaq

April 24, 2018 The Department of Health would like to notify residents of Sanikiluaq that foxes in the community attacked dogs and are suspected to have rabies. If you have been bitten or scratched by a fox or a dog, go to the health centre and report the incident immediately. Treatment must be started quickly. If […]

by pmnationtalk on April 25, 201815 Views

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NU Government: Russian rocket impact area

April 24, 2018 The Government of Nunavut (GN) has been advised that a Russian rocket will be launched at 13:57 on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. This launch may result in falling debris over open waters between Ellesmere Island and Greenland. It is expected that the debris will fall outside of Canadian territorial waters and is […]

by pmnationtalk on April 25, 201811 Views

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Yellowknife Catholic Schools’ École St. Joseph Receives Four New Modular Units

YELLOWKNIFE (April 24, 2018) – The Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, Caroline Cochrane, and Miles Welsh, Chair of Yellowknife Catholic Schools, are pleased to announce the addition of three new modular classrooms and one washroom modular for École St. Joseph School. The Department of Education, Culture and Employment conducted a space assessment of all Yellowknife […]

by pmnationtalk on April 25, 201812 Views

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IRC Announces Dates For 2018 Distribution Payments

April 23, 2018 Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) announced a distribution payment of $536.60 to all enrolled Inuvialuit beneficiaries over the age of 18. In accordance with the IRC Distribution Policy, each enrolled beneficiary will receive this amount. A total of $2,462,994 will be paid to 4,590 beneficiaries over the age of 18 enrolled in the Inuvialuit Trust. Depending on your current […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 201815 Views

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2018 Spring Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development to the Parliament of Canada—The Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development releases Spring Reports

Ottawa, 24 April 2018—In her spring reports tabled today in Parliament, Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, Julie Gelfand, presents the results of three audits, along with her Commissioner’s Perspective. The audits focused on salmon farming, conserving biodiversity and Canada’s preparedness to implement the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda. The audit of salmon farming concludes that Fisheries and […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 201812 Views

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De Beers Production Report for the First Quarter of 2018

24 Apr 2018 De Beers1 Q1 2018 Q1 2017 Q1 2018 vs. Q1 2017 Q4 2017 Q1 2018 vs. Q4 2017 Botswana (Debswana) 000 carats 5,808            5,191 12% 5,504 6% Namibia (Namdeb Holdings) 000 carats 528               472 12% 488 8% South Africa (DBCM) 000 carats 1,093            1,106 (1)% 1,149 (5)% Canada 000 […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 201816 Views

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