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Media Advisory: Minister Philpott to Convene two-day Emergency Meeting on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation Child and Family Services

Ottawa – Please be advised that the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, will convene a two-day emergency meeting on Indigenous Child and Family Services. This meeting will include Indigenous leaders, Provincial and Territorial Ministers, community technicians, youth representatives, experts and advocates. The purpose of this meeting is to identify shared priorities and a path […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 20182 Views

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Nunavut senator to tour the territory this winter – Nunatsiaq Online

January 18, 2018 Dennis Patterson will visit all 25 communities, starting in south Baffin in February If you live in Nunavut and have ideas about federal policies affecting the territory, you’ll have a chance to convey those opinions to your federal senator in the coming weeks. Nunavut Senator Dennis Patterson is touring all 25 of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20182 Views

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Council of Yukon First Nations appoints new interim regional chief – CBC

Kluane Adamek will be the interim chief until the election in the summer Jan 18, 2018 The Council of Yukon First Nations has appointed a new interim regional chief for the Assembly of First Nations. This comes after the passing of Chief Mike Smith. Kluane Adamek, a citizen of the Kluane First Nation, will serve […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20184 Views

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Nunavut hamlet to hold new election March 5 – Nunatsiaq Online

January 17, 2018 But Kugluktuk candidates must re-file nomination papers before Jan. 29 The Hamlet of Kugluktuk has rescheduled it municipal election for March 5. Hamlet elections were scheduled to be held in communities across the territory last Dec. 11, but a complaint filed by a local voter three days before that election forced officials […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20185 Views

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Looking back on 2017: An inquiry ‘dead in the water’ and ‘blatant racism’ from a sitting senator – APTN News

January 17, 2018 Should the MMIWG Inquiry be granted an extension? Is Lynn Beyak a racist? Is the AFN relevant? Pam Palmater, Niigaan Sinclair and Tim Fontaine weigh in on these issues and more as we put 2017 In Focus and look ahead to 2018. The National Inquiry into MMIWG A formal request for an […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20185 Views

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Premier McLeod to talk about the future of the Northwest Territories in Vancouver

YELLOWKNIFE (January 15, 2018) – Premier Bob McLeod will be speaking to business, industry, environmental organizations and academics on the future of the Northwest Territories in Vancouver next week. As part of a continued effort to make the North and its future part of the national discussion, Premier McLeod will be leading a roundtable discussion at […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 20189 Views

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Government of Yukon and Teslin Tlingit Council sign intergovernmental agreement to work together on shared priorities

January 12, 2018 Today, Premier Sandy Silver and Teslin Tlingit Council Naa Sháade Háni Richard Sidney met in Teslin to sign an intergovernmental agreement. The agreement will help the governments successfully facilitate economic, social, cultural and development initiatives. It will also enhance government-to-government collaboration and reconciliation by outlining shared priorities and creating a plan to address these […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 201811 Views

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Premier McLeod on the Induction of Bob Gannicott into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame

YELLOWKNIFE (January 12, 2018) — The following statement is from Premier Bob McLeod on the induction of Arctic mineral exploration pioneer Bob Gannicott into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame this past week: “The late Bob Gannicott’s induction into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame is indicative of the life-long commitment to the North that he […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 201811 Views

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New infrastructure projects to benefit communities across the Northwest Territories

From Infrastructure Canada Behchokǫ̀, Northwest Territories, January 11, 2018—Investing in local infrastructure supports the unique needs of northern communities. The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories, together with local community governments, are investing in modern public infrastructure that will help create jobs, while improving Northern Canadians’ quality of life and contributing to stronger communities. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 201816 Views

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Ministerial Meetings and Travel Expenses for December 2017 – Government of NT

YELLOWKNIFE (January 11, 2018) – As part of its ongoing commitment to increase accountability and transparency, the Government of the Northwest Territories launched the Public Engagement and Transparency website in the spring of 2017. This website responds to direction in the mandate of the Minister of Public Engagement and Transparency to promote awareness about information […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 201812 Views

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