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Minister Joly creates the Advisory Council on Jobs and the Visitor Economy to maximize Canada’s tourism potential

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada The Council will guide Minister Joly in the development of a new federal tourism strategy November 12, 2018 – Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada’s visitor economy is a fast-growing sector that provides economic benefits and good middle-class jobs in every region of the country. That was the message delivered […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 20188 Views

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Government Releases Disability Action Plan

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has released the Government of the Northwest Territories Disability Action Plan 2018/19-2021/22. The Action Plan identifies key activities the government is doing to improve support for NWT residents with disabilities. The Disability Action Plan focuses on five key objectives: Increase income security and reduce poverty Build awareness and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 201810 Views

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Makivik Ready to help the people of Iqaluit

November 9, 2018 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – Makivik Corporation is very concerned for the people of Iqaluit after learning about a fire at the Northmart store which has destroyed part of the building and its contents. Makivik is reaching out to help. “It’s unbelievable that this has happened in the Capital City of Nunavut which […]

by pmnationtalk on November 12, 201812 Views

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NorthMart Iqaluit Pharmacy prescription services update

Winnipeg, MB, November 9, 2018 – The NorthMart Pharmacy in Iqaluit, NU will remain closed until further notice as a result of the fire which damaged the NorthMart store on November 8th. NorthMart is working closely with other healthcare providers, such as ValuPharm Drugs, the QGH hospital pharmacy, and up-island health centres to ensure patient […]

by pmnationtalk on November 12, 20186 Views

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New federal legislation to protect WLWB

Tłı̨chǫ Government welcomes new federal legislation to protect the Wek’èezhı̀i Land and Water Board. Ottawa, ON (November 9th, 2018) – The Tłı̨chǫ Grand Chief and Chiefs are in Ottawa to witness the introduction into Parliament of legislation that will undo previous changes to the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act. Those changes would have disbanded the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 12, 20187 Views

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NorthMart Iqaluit Store Damaged by Fire

Winnipeg, MB, November 8, 2018 – The North West Company announced that an early morning fire in the Iqaluit, NU NorthMart caused a total loss to warehouse facilities and major damage to the store service and sales areas. All staff working in the building were safely evacuated and action plans are underway to ensure that […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 201811 Views

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Baffinland Iron Mines set new 5.1 million tonne shipping record

November 8, 2018 – Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation (Baffinland) announced today the recent conclusion of its 2018 shipping program. From July 24 to October 17, Baffinland shipped approximately 5.1 million tonnes of iron ore from its Milne Inlet Port to markets in Europe, the United Kingdom, Taiwan, and Japan. Seventy-one voyages were executed, carrying an […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 201813 Views

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NU Government: Student Support Teacher (SST) Conference Concludes

09 November 2018  Student Support Teacher (SST) Conference Concludes The Honourable David Joanasie, Minister of Education, released the following statement: “Earlier this month, the Department of Education hosted the first territorial Student Support Teacher (SST) Conference. This conference created a space for SSTs to meet and provided clarity on available and approved resources and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 201812 Views

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Health Services Administration Toll –Free Line Now Working

The Health Service Adminsitration toll free line for is now working. NWT residents can call 1-800-661-0830 or email hsa@gov.nt.ca for questions regarding their health care cards or vital stats. NT4

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 20189 Views

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2018 Nominations Open for the Order of Nunavut

IQALUIT, Nunavut (November 8, 2018) – Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and Chairperson of the Order of Nunavut Advisory Council, the Honourable Joe Enook, today announced that nominations have opened for the Order of Nunavut. On January 1, 2010, The Order of Nunavut Act came into force. The statutory objective of the Order is to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 20189 Views

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