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Caroline Cochrane: National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Mr. Speaker, the Government of the Northwest Territories has made a commitment in its mandate to support and participate in a National Inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls in collaboration with families, Aboriginal governments, the federal government, and other organizations. I am pleased to report that on August 3, 2016, the Government […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 2016233 Views

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Want a chance to win an iPad air? I’m Voting in the NTI Election for President because…

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) is hosting a social media awareness campaign to promote the importance of voting in the NTI Election for President on Dec. 12, 2016. Inuit who are enrolled in the Nunavut Agreement and are 16 years of age by Dec. 12, 2016 are eligible to participate in the contest. All you have […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 2016113 Views

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Social Infrastructure Spending Strengthens Communities and Grows the Nunavut Economy

IQALUIT, NUNAVUT, November 3, 2016 — The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, and the Honourable George Kuksuk, Minister responsible for the Nunavut Housing Corporation, today announced measures to give Canadians greater access to more affordable housing, including the doubling of current funding under the Investment in Affordable Housing initiative, addressing […]

by pmnationtalk on November 3, 2016229 Views

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Nunavut MLA raises concern over Inuit employment numbers post-devolution – CBC

Nov 03, 2016 Pat Angnakak also wonders what will happen to federal staff housing Nunavut’s premier says it’s too early to say how devolution will affect Inuit employment. Devolution is the process of giving the territory “province-like powers” and control over its resources. On Wednesday, Iqaluit-Niaqunnguu MLA Pat Angnakak asked Premier Peter Taptuna what will […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 2016561 Views

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Analysis: Yukon parties weigh in on possible minority government – CBC

NDP, Liberals signal willingness to co-operate with others, Yukon Party says it’s focussed on majority Nov 03, 2016 Yukon’s Liberal Party and NDP say they’re open to working with other parties, if nobody wins a majority government in Monday’s vote. The Yukon Party, however, avoids the question. A minority government is a very real possibility, for any […]

by pmnationtalk on November 3, 2016229 Views

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Arctic Yearbook 2016 looks at Arctic Council in its 20th year – NunatsiaqOnline

November 02, 2016 “The closest thing we have to perfection in international relations” If you want to know more about the past, present and future of the Arctic Council, now in its 20th year, a new 400-plus-page online publication gives you plenty to think about. The Arctic Yearbook—an international effort—has been published annually since 2012 […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 2016229 Views

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Nunavut power minister: I too have been scammed – NunatsiaqOnline

November 02, 2016 QEC minister says he got a scam call confused with QEC phone survey Beware of callers who claim they’re phoning you on behalf of the Qulliq Energy Corp.—if they can’t offer service in Inuktitut, they may be trying to rip you off. Pangnirtung MLA Johnny Mike, the minister responsible for the QEC, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 2016129 Views

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Social Infrastructure Spending Strengthens Communities and Grows the Economy in Northwest Territories

YELLOWKNIFE, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES, November 2, 2016 — The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, along with the Honourable Caroline Cochrane, Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation, Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs, Minister Responsible for Status of Women, and Minister Responsible for Homelessness, today announced measures to give Canadians […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 2016126 Views

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Transcript of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, Independent Officers and Other Entities’ Hearings on the 2014-15 Annual Report of the Representative for Children and Youth, and the 2015-16 Annual Report of the Information and Privacy Commissioner

Transcript of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, Independent Officers and Other Entities’ Hearing on the 2014-15 Annual Report of the Representative for Children and Youth Iqaluit, Nunavut PAIOOE Transcript – September 15, 2016 Transcript of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, Independent Officers and Other Entities’ Hearing on the 2015-16 Annual Report of the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 2016111 Views

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Alliance opposed to oilsands development asks PM to denounce Enbridge – The Chronicle Journal

October 31, 2016 OTTAWA – A First Nations alliance opposed to expanding the oilsands wants the prime minister to condemn energy giant Enbridge Inc., over its connection to a pipeline project which has angered indigenous people in the United States. In North Dakota, hundreds of Standing Rock Sioux tribal members have been protesting the 2,000-kilometre […]

by pmnationtalk on November 1, 2016228 Views

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