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Nunavut’s Kivalliq communities adopt more COVID-19 preventive measures – Nunatsiaq News

“Together, apart, we can get through this” Hamlet councils in Nunavut’s Kivalliq region have taken further action to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, following Nunavut’s first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Pond Inlet. “We would like to pass along our heart-filled thoughts and prayers to the residents of Pond Inlet. We are thinking […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202024 Views

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UArctic – Call for abstracts: A new edited book on Social Aspects of Aging in Indigenous Communities

Apr 30, 2020 UArctic Thematic Network on Ageing and Gender in the Arctic invites for abstracts on “A new edited book on Social Aspects of Aging in Indigenous Communities”. An edited book is planned that will be of interest to those who are engaged in research on aspects of aging in Indigenous communities around the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 202027 Views

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Nunavut confirms first case of COVID-19 – Nunatsiaq News

30 April 2020 Individual is in isolation and doing well, chief public health officer says Nunavut has its first case of COVID-19, the territory’s chief public health officer said in a news release issued this morning. The first case has been confirmed in the north Baffin community of Pond Inlet. “We did anticipate that it […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 202023 Views

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Outgoing environmental director plugs devolution, higher pay for board members – CBC

Ryan Barry leaves executive director job with Nunavut Impact Review Board Apr 30, 2020 The Nunavut Impact Review Board is saying goodbye to its executive director. Ryan Barry is leaving the job on May 1, after 13 years with the organization in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. He’s filled the role since 2011, after working as director […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 202025 Views

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Why we can’t tell you the full COVID-19 story – CBC

CBC project Lives Remembered is an attempt to honour those who died and understand the pandemic Apr 30, 2020 Today, we are launching Lives Remembered, a CBC News commitment to honour and also understand more about the Canadians who have lost their lives to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Canada has tens of thousands of cases […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 202017 Views

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New report illustrates the domino effect of Arctic sea-ice change – Nunatsiaq News

29 April 2020 Combined research looks at the state of Canada’s Arctic marine environment and how it’s changing Inuit traditional knowledge has shown that gradual change in the Arctic Ocean has always occurred, but it has also illustrated that this critical environment is now changing at a rapidly increasing rate. Combining Inuit knowledge and scientific […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202022 Views

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Agnico Eagle wants to pipe salty water from Meliadine gold mine to Melvin Bay – Nunatsiaq News

28 April 2020 Nunavut Impact Review Board seeking comments until May 8 Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. wants to stop trucking effluent from its Meliadine gold mine to the coast and, instead, lay down about 40 kilometres of double pipes to carry more salty water from the mine to Melvin Bay. The Nunavut Impact Review Board […]

by ahnationtalk on April 28, 202026 Views

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Baffinland expansion meetings cancelled again – Nunatsiaq News

27 April 2020 Second attempt to hold meetings via teleconference rejected by intervenors The Nunavut Impact Review Board decided on Friday, April 24, that it would not hold technical meetings via teleconference starting this week. The technical meetings were proposed by Baffinland Iron Mines to make up for ones scheduled to be held in Iqaluit […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 202022 Views

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Indigenous counsellor diploma program coming north – Cabin Radio

Jean and Roy Erasmus – who together are Dene Wellness Warriors – want to see more Indigenous counsellors in communities, paving the road toward healing. The couple are certified counsellors and life coaches. Last year they approached BC’s Rhodes Wellness College, where both obtained their certification, about bringing a program to the territory. They believed […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 202022 Views

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Dehcho First Nations cancels June annual assembly – Northern News Services

April 22, 2020 The Dehcho First Nations announced on Wednesday that due to the covid-19 pandemic, the 28th Dehcho General Assembly in the last week of June is cancelled. The First Nations stated in a news release that to protect the health and safety and well-being of members, it was decided to cancel until next […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 202020 Views

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