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Explore Your Yukon tourism campaign returns

May 05, 2018 Yukoners are encouraged to explore businesses and attractions throughout the territory during this year’s Explore Your Yukon tourism campaign which begins today and runs until June 17. Over 55 participating businesses, historic sites, museums and First Nation cultural centres in 12 communities will offer Yukoners and early season visitors a special incentive […]

by pmnationtalk on May 18, 201838 Views

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A New Approach for Tripartite Investment in First Nation Mental Health and Wellness

May 17, 2018 – COAST SALISH TERRITORY, Vancouver, B.C. – Indigenous Services Canada Building on the progress of the tripartite health initiative, the Government of Canada, the Province of British Columbia and the First Nations Health Council (FNHC) have agreed to take significant steps to improve First Nation mental health wellness outcomes in BC. First Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on May 18, 201839 Views

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Media Advisory: Premiers to discuss outcomes of Western Premiers’ Conference

YELLOWKNIFE (May 16, 2018) – Canada’s Western Premiers, hosted by Northwest Territories Premier, Bob McLeod, will participate in a media conference following the conclusion of the 2018 Western Premiers’ Conference. An overview of the meeting will be provided, with time for questions at the end. When: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Time: 11:30 a.m. MDT Where: […]

by pmnationtalk on May 18, 201832 Views

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College to halt intake and review Computer Support Technician program – Yukon College

May 16, 2018 WHITEHORSE—Yukon College is pressing pause on the one-year Computer Support Technician certificate program. The College has suspended intake to the program for the upcoming academic year and is conducting a review to assess how the program can better meet the needs of students and industry. “We are asking Yukon employers about their […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201840 Views

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YT Government: New Procurement Business Committee to advise on improvements

The Yukon’s new Procurement Business Committee will foster collaboration with industry associations and First Nation development corporations as the Government of Yukon launches its modern procurement framework. This Yukon-wide advisory group will ensure community businesses and First Nation development corporations have a voice in developing and implementing procurement improvements. The Procurement Business Committee’s first tasks […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 201829 Views

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Rural and remote communities in the North will benefit from high-speed Internet

Residents in 10 communities to have new or improved Internet access thanks to a $6.1-million investment May 16, 2018, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Internet access is more than just a convenience; communities, businesses and institutions need it to find information, offer services and create opportunities. That’s why the Government of Canada is investing over $4.6 million through […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 201845 Views

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Government of Canada invests in transportation infrastructure at First Air Operations in Iqaluit and five airports in Nunavut

From: Transport Canada May 16, 2018 Iqaluit, Nunavut Transport Canada The Government of Canada supports infrastructure projects that create quality middle-class jobs and boost economic growth. Enhancing the northern transportation system supports and promotes economic growth and social development, offers job opportunities, and ensures greater connectivity for Northerners. Today, Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201844 Views

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Government of Yukon connected with municipal leaders at Association of Yukon Communities annual general meeting

Government of Yukon representatives returned from Dawson City after holding important discussions with municipalities during the Association of Yukon Communities’ annual general meeting. Agenda items included cannabis legalization, infrastructure and the Government of Yukon’s five-year capital plan. Premier Sandy Silver confirmed with municipalities that they will be included in the carbon pricing rebate framework along […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201840 Views

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Homelessness Survey in Gjoa Haven

15 May 2018  The Department of Family Services, in partnership with the Nunavut Housing Corporation, is conducting a survey in Gjoa Haven from May 24 to June 6, 2018, to better understand homelessness in the community. A research team just completed similar survey work in Pond Inlet, Clyde River and Arviat. Staff from the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201848 Views

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Minister Wilson-Raybould reaffirms Canada’s commitment to justice reform at the United Nations

May 15, 2018 – Vienna, Austria – Department of Justice Canada Canada is a leading voice on criminal justice reform, and on building a system that is more just, compassionate and fair. This week, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, addressed the 27th Annual Session of the United Nations Commission […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201839 Views

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