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U of the Arctic – Training opportunities: Unique courses in value-added food processing in Saskatchewan, Spring 2019

Feb 15, 2019 The University of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre will be offering two 3-day courses starting in spring 2019 that are focused on local food production, value-added food processing, and agri-business development opportunities for Indigenous communities. In response to the growing demand for nutritious and affordable foods in Indigenous communities […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 20199 Views

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Government of Yukon and Yukon First Nations meet for Yukon Forum

Yukon’s Premier, Cabinet members, Council of Yukon First Nations Chief and Yukon First Nations Chiefs met today at the Nàkwät’à Kų̀ Potlatch House in Whitehorse for the Yukon Forum. Leaders discussed mining, economic development, the Arctic and Northern Policy Framework and the next Intergovernmental Forum with the federal government. It is fitting that we met […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 201918 Views

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Inuvialuit Regional Corporation Reacts to 2019-20 GNWT Budget

INUVIK, NT(February 13, 2019) – Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) sees both opportunity and gaps in the 2019-20 budget announced February 6 by the Government of the Northwest Territories. IRC Chair and CEO Duane Ningaqsiq Smith said, “It is a good budget, but lacks some clarity and specifics to ensure vital services for our Region.  And we have continued concerns […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 201913 Views

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Government of Yukon overhauls procurement

February 14, 2019 The Government of Yukon’s new procurement policy represents a comprehensive overhaul of government procurement that helps businesses access contracting opportunities, increases consistency and allows more flexibility in sourcing goods and services. The new procurement policy clarifies roles and responsibilities and will guide government staff on how to increase opportunities for Yukon businesses […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 201916 Views

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Agnico Eagle Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results – Three-Year Guidance Outlines Growing Production with Stable to Declining Unit Costs; Meliadine Mill Commissioning Underway with Project Ahead of Schedule and Under Budget; Year-Over-Year Increase in Mineral Reserves and Mineral Resources; Quarterly Dividend Increased

February 14, 2019 TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2019  – Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE: AEM, TSX:AEM) (“Agnico Eagle” or the “Company”) today reported quarterly net loss of $393.7 million, or a loss of $1.68 per share, for the fourth quarter of 2018.  This result includes impairment losses of $389.7 million ($1.66 per share), non-cash foreign currency translation losses on deferred tax liabilities and non-recurring tax adjustments of $14.4 […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 201911 Views

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NWT to benefit from increased tourism opportunities

Federal government investment boosts tourism industry in the North February 14, 2019 — Yellowknife, Northwest Territories — Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Tourism presents the Northwest Territories with an exciting opportunity to diversify and grow its economy. This is why the Government of Canada is investing almost $250,000 in three innovative and forward-looking tourism […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 201912 Views

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Northwest Territories Government Signs Contract to Construct Tlicho Road

LONDON, ON, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ – Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX: FT) (OTCQX: FTMDF) (“Fortune” or the “Company”) (www.fortuneminerals.com) is pleased to report that the Government of the Northwest Territories (“GNWT”) has announced that it has signed the agreement with North Star Infrastructure GP (“North Star”) to construct the Tlicho All-Season Road (“Tlicho Road”) to the community of Whati, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201915 Views

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Canada Launches Off-Diesel Initiative for Remote Indigenous Communities

February 13, 2019                          Whitehorse, YT                      Natural Resources Canada Canada is home to hundreds of rural and remote Indigenous communities. As we build a cleaner energy future, we are helping communities across Canada reduce their reliance on diesel and move toward renewable sources of energy. By working together, we can cut pollution, clean our air and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201920 Views

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NTI Board Unanimously Support Three Pillars in Addictions and Trauma Treatment System for Nunavut

(February 14, 2019 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) The Nunavut Tunngavik Board of Directors supports the three pillar approach to Addictions and Trauma Treatment system in Nunavut and calls on government to fund the system on an urgent basis. Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) has been an active partner of the multi-party feasibility process in 2017 and 2018 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201922 Views

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Inuvialuit CEDO Team Wins in $500,000 Arctic Inspiration Prize Category

February 13, 2019 Download Press Release WHITEHORSE, YT (February 13, 2019) – Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) is pleased with the $500,000 awarded to a team led by Inuvialuit CEDO, among other Arctic Inspiration Prize laureates announced yesterday in Whitehorse. “This funding will help to overcome real challenges faced by those trying to make a living […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201912 Views

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