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Questions for the 2015 Territorial MLA Candidates

Interested in promoting seniors’ issues this upcoming territorial election? The following questions were sent to all Members of the Legislative Assembly candidates for the Territorial Election on November 23, 2015: 1. How will you ensure the continuation of Extended Healthcare Benefits for NWT Seniors? 2. What will you do to support ageing in place? 3. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 2015104 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Welcomes New Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and New Liberal Cabinet

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Welcomes New Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and New Liberal Cabinet November 4, 2015 (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today congratulated Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the newly appointed Liberal cabinet sworn in today at a public ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, ON […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 2015157 Views

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2015 Special Chiefs Assembly

December 8- 10, 2015 | Gatineau, Quebec 2015 Special Chiefs Assembly The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Special Chiefs Assembly (SCA) will take place on the traditional territory of the Algonquin Nation in Gatineau, Quebec. HOME HOST HOTEL REGISTRATION TRAVEL DISCOUNTS SPONSORS RESOLUTIONS INFORMATION WINTER CELEBRATION For more information, please visit the AFN website at […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 2015173 Views

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Premier Pasloski represents Canada’s premiers at North American Leaders’ Summit

October 28, 2015 WHITEHORSE—Premier Darrell Pasloski will lead the Canadian delegation and represent all Canadian premiers at the 2015 Summit of North American Governors and Premiers on October 31 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The summit is jointly hosted by the National Governors Association, the Council of the Federation and the National Conference of Governors of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 2015216 Views

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The Government of Yukon tables amendments to the Municipal Act

October 26, 2015 WHITEHORSE—The Government of Yukon today tabled Bill 89, a Bill to Amend the Municipal Act. This is the result of the government’s commitment, made during the Our Towns, Our Future initiative, to conduct a thorough review and provide an updated Act. “The Municipal Act provides a foundation for strong local governance and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 2015154 Views

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Senior Arctic Officials’ Meeting Advances Arctic Council Agenda

Representatives from the eight Arctic States and the Permanent Participants (six organizations representing Arctic Indigenous peoples) met in Anchorage, Alaska on October 20-22, 2015 to advance the work of the Arctic Council. This first plenary meeting of the Council during the U.S. Chairmanship (2015-2017) addressed: The Council’s work on black carbon and methane; Adaptation to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 2015180 Views

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NTI Congratulates Prime Minister-Designate Trudeau

(October 22, 2015 –Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) President Cathy Towtongie today congratulated Prime Minister-Designate Justin Trudeau on his election. “I encourage Prime Minister-Designate Trudeau to be open and receptive to working with Inuit and NTI, and I look forward to developing a positive working relationship with him as we continue toward our goal […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 2015181 Views

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QIA Congratulates Nunavut’s New MP

October 20, 2015 (October 20, 2015, Iqaluit, NU) – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) congratulates Mr. Hunter Tootoo, as the new Member of Parliament (MP) for Nunavut as a result of the 2015 federal election. ‘’I am confident that Mr. Tootoo’s leadership and experience will influence positive changes for Nunavummiut. I look forward to working […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 2015178 Views

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Premier Taptuna extends congratulations to new Prime Minister of Canada

October 20, 2015 Iqaluit, NU Premier Peter Taptuna released the following statement: “On behalf of Nunavummiut, I offer my congratulations to Canada’s new Prime Minister designate Justin Trudeau. After a hard-fought campaign, Canadians made their voices heard last night, and I am pleased to embark on this new phase of working together. I look forward […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 2015171 Views

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City of Whitehorse Official Election Results

10/16/2015 WHITEHORSE – After 16 days and 6,650 ballots cast, Whitehorse has elected its next Mayor and City Council. Mayor – Dan Curtis with 5,030 votes Councillor – Jocelyn Curteanu with 2,893 votes Councillor – Rob Fendrick with 2,778 votes Councillor – Betty Irwin with 2,676 votes Councillor – Roslyn Woodcock with 2,349 votes Councillor […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 2015228 Views

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