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Nunavut court orders housing association to put Rankin woman back on list Nunatsiaq Online

August 11, 2015 “It is a cliché that desperate deeds are done by desperate people” A Rankin Inlet woman, a single mother with two children who moved to Churchill, Manitoba in an attempt to get a roof over her head, should be put back on the Rankin Inlet Housing Association’s waiting list, Nunavut Justice Andrew […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 2015168 Views

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Nunavut girls hone skills at southern basketball camps – Nunatsiaq Online

August 11, 2015 “My favourite part of every camp was the endless laughs” Special to Nunatsiaq News CAMBRIDGE BAY — Imagine yourself getting a pie in the face and running until you feel like passing out — and enjoying every second of it. Four high school girls from Cambridge Bay know exactly what that’s like […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 2015239 Views

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Nunavut hunters want feds to stay out of uranium mine decision – CBC News

Aug 11, 2015 ‘This would be a political disaster for Nunavut, and for Canada,’ Kivalliq Wildlife Board Hunters in Nunavut say if the federal government overrides a recent uranium mining decision from the Nunavut Impact Review Board if will seriously erode the confidence of the Inuit in the regulatory system. “This would be a political […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 2015148 Views

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Nunavut judge sides with ‘desperate’ mother who moved for housing – CBC News

Aug 11, 2015 Donna Tatty moved to Churchill for housing, only to find she lost her place on the waitlist at home A Nunavut court judge is backing up a “desperate” mother of two young children who moved away from her community rather than languish on a waiting list for public housing, only to find […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 2015176 Views

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Control, control, control: Nunavut’s media babysitters (Part 1) – Nunatsiaq News

August 07, 2015 How the GN’s minders shape the information you receive A new piece of technology could now make it easier for the health system to detect hearing problems among Nunavut residents. But you won’t hear about it in Nunatsiaq News — for a while at least. On July 29, Nunatsiaq News attempted to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 2015164 Views

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6 things Northerners need to know about voting in the federal election – CBC

New election rules could make it difficult for voters in small Northern communities Aug 06, 2015 The introduction of Canada’s Fair Elections Act could cause voting issues for some northerners this fall, according to local election workers, changing the types of identification that are necessary to vote. In past federal elections, it wasn’t necessary to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2015334 Views

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Permafrost study could help forecast mercury levels in Dehcho Lakes – CBC

Aug 07, 2015 ‘It’s part of a huge puzzle that we are trying to put together’ Scientists are back in the Dehcho region of the Northwest Territories this summer, trying to find out why some lakes have higher levels of mercury than others, and if thawing permafrost is contributing to the problem. “From a scientific […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2015289 Views

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An indigenous guide to the 2015 federal election – CBC

Aug 06, 2015 Who are the indigenous candidates and what are the parties offering indigenous voters? Since Conservative Angus Mckay — who was Métis — became the first indigenous person elected to Canada’s parliament in 1871, Indigenous Peoples have entered the realm of federal politics in increasing numbers. With the 42nd federal election underway, here’s […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2015317 Views

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Campaign spending limits lower in the North than many southern cities – CBC

Aug 06, 2015 Spending limits meant to reflect ‘what it would cost to reach out and contact the electors’ Elections Canada released spending limits for each federal riding Tuesday. That’s the amount each candidate’s campaign can spend between now and election day. The limits for Northern ridings range from $202,000 in Nunavut to over $213,000 […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2015164 Views

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Get ready Nunavut and Nunavik, the election battle’s started – Nunatsiaq News

August 04, 2015 PM Harper visits GG, starts 11-week marathon campaign Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Aug. 2 kicked off the country’s longest election campaign since 1876, when he submitted a writ of general election to the Governor General — 11 weeks ahead of the Oct. 19 vote. Canadians will go the polls for the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2015212 Views

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