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IRC Native Hockey Tournament Set To Celebrate 30 Years

January 29, 2018 When the IRC Native Hockey Tournament first drops the puck on February 15, 2018, it will do so celebrating its 30th anniversary. Download event poster First organized in 1989, the tournament has grown into a staple event for players and fans throughout the region, territory, and beyond. Everyone loves to cheer for their favourite […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201849 Views

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Yellowknife and Hay River families will benefit from improved community spaces for a better quality of life

$450,000 from the Government of Canada supports two projects January 29, 2018 – Yellowknife, NT – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Yellowknife and Hay River families will benefit from essential infrastructure upgrades as well as the improvement and construction of safer places for their children and themselves to play, socialize and exercise as a result of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 201841 Views

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Share your thoughts on the Yukon Tourism Development Strategy

January 26, 2018 Yukoners are encouraged to share their thoughts, ideas and suggestions on how to sustainably grow tourism in the territory through a new public engagement process launched today by Minister of Tourism and Culture Jeanie Dendys. Minister Dendys was joined by Rich Thompson, co-chair of the Yukon Tourism Development Strategy Steering Committee, at […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 201865 Views

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NTI: Makigiaqta News Release

(January 29, 2018 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) The Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation’s Board of Directors met in Iqaluit last week to discuss and review projects from the open call for project concepts that was released in October 2017. This was the first open call since its inception in May 2015. Due to the overwhelming interest from the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 201836 Views

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Statement from Minister Frost about the meeting on Indigenous children in care – Government of YT

January 26, 2018 Minister of Health and Social Services Pauline Frost, and her counterparts from the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, participated in a national meeting called by federal Minister of Indigenous Services Jane Philpott. The meeting, which took place over two days beginning on January 24, also included the participation of Yukon Chiefs, First Nation […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 201841 Views

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Baker Lake to become unrestricted community – Government of NU

January 25, 2018 IQALUIT, Nunavut (January 25, 2018) – In a plebiscite held January 22, Baker Lake residents voted in favour of ending the current system of liquor restriction. A majority of voters, 60.1 per cent, were in favor of moving towards an unrestricted or “open” system for alcohol. Under the Liquor Act, if at least […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 201874 Views

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Bob McLeod: Greater Vancouver Board of Trade – Keynote Speech

January 25, 2018 Good Morning and thank you for being here today to talk with me about the future of the Northwest Territories and why it matters to Canada. The Northwest Territories has all the ingredients for strong economic growth, including abundant natural resources, and significant participation and support for economic development from Indigenous-owned businesses […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 201855 Views

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Strong selection of seven NFB films featured at Whitehorse’s Available Light Film Festival. Includes premieres of two new works from the NFB’s BC and Yukon Studio.

From National Film Board January 22, 2018 – Vancouver – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Seven National Film Board of Canada films have been selected to screen at the Available Light Film Festival, taking place in Whitehorse from February 3–11. The festival will feature the Whitehorse premieres of two works from the NFB’s BC […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 201844 Views

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Statement from Premier Silver on the passing of Carcross/Tagish First Nation Elder Doris McLean

January 25, 2018 Premier Sandy Silver released the following statement today: “It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Carcross/Tagish First Nation Elder Doris McLean. On behalf of my colleagues and the Government of Yukon, I extend my deepest condolences to her family, friends and community. She leaves behind an extraordinary and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 201869 Views

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PSA – Foxes sighted in Kugaaruk

January 25, 2018 The Department of Health is advising residents of Kugaaruk that there has been a significant increase in fox sightings in the community recently. There have been reports of foxes mingling with dogs, and of dogs being attacked by foxes. If your dog begins to behave in an unusual way please be careful […]

by pmnationtalk on January 25, 201853 Views

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