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Ivavvik National Park Management Plan Tabled in Parliament

Parks Canada announces plan to connect Canadians to nature in the Western Arctic October 26, 2018       Inuvik, Northwest Territories        Parks Canada Agency Canada’s national parks are gateways to nature, adventure, and discovery, and their protection is important for Canadians across the country, and for the Government of Canada. The management plan for Ivvavik National […]

by pmnationtalk on October 29, 201811 Views

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NU Government: Justice Committee seeking members in four communities

October 26, 2018 Do you have knowledge and experience with restorative justice, social issues and Inuit societal values? Interested in helping victims and offenders? The Justice Committees in Arviat, Cambridge Bay, Gjoa Haven and Coral Harbour are currently recruiting members. Justice committees in Nunavut use a community-based approach to assist victims of crime and work […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 201814 Views

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IRC Supports Canada’s Creation of a New Arctic Region

October 25, 2018 Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) is in support of the Federal Government providing resources to the creation of a new Arctic Region inclusive of the four regions of Inuit Nunangat.  The announcement was made recently by Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Canadian Coast Guard and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami in Iqaluit and Inuvik. Based […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 201816 Views

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NT Government: Cannabis Update

October 25, 2018 The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is providing an update on the distribution and sales of legalized cannabis in the Northwest Territories. On October 17, 2018, when cannabis was legalized across the country, the GNWT began sales through existing liquor store vendors and via on-line. In the first four days of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 201817 Views

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Minister Abernethy responds to Auditor General Report on Child and Family Services

Minister of Health and Social Services, Glen Abernethy provided a statement on the 2018 Office of the Auditor General of Canada’s Report on Child and Family Services in the Northwest Territories. “Our top priority is to ensure the safety and security of children and youth receiving services and care from Child and Family Services. The […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 201820 Views

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NU Government: Premier re-assigns cabinet portfolios

Iqaluit, Nunavut (October 24, 2018) – Premier Joe Savikataaq today announced that Minister Pat Angnakak is no longer Minister responsible for Nunavut Housing Corporation and Minister responsible for Qulliq Energy Corporation. As of today, she is a Minister without portfolio. “Yesterday, we saw a serious breach of cabinet confidentiality in the Legislative Assembly. As a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 24, 20188 Views

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Legislative Assembly Recommends Appointment of Integrity Commissioner of Nunavut

IQALUIT, Nunavut (October 23, 2018) – The Legislative Assembly today approved a motion recommending that Ms. Katherine Peterson, Q.C., be appointed Integrity Commissioner of Nunavut. The motion was unanimously adopted by the House. The territorial Integrity Act provides that the Integrity Commissioner holds office for a five-year term. Ms. Peterson’s appointment is effective immediately. In […]

by ahnationtalk on October 24, 201811 Views

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Senior Arctic Officials gather for third meeting during Finland’s Chairmanship of the Arctic Council

24 October 2018 On 1-2 November 2018, the Arctic Council will gather in Rovaniemi, Finland for the third Senior Arctic Officials’ meeting held during the Chairmanship of Finland (2017-2019). —– On 1-2 November 2018, the Arctic Council will gather in Rovaniemi, Finland for the third Senior Arctic Officials’ meeting held during the Chairmanship of Finland […]

by ahnationtalk on October 24, 201814 Views

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Amended Mary River IIBA is released: QIA will tour impacted communities to inform Inuit of new benefits

Iqaluit, Nunavut – October 23, 2018 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) and Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. release signed copies of the amended Mary River Inuit Impact Benefit Agreement (IIBA). A QIA team will visit all five impacted communities to share information on the new benefits. “This amended Mary River IIBA is a testament to how much […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201811 Views

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Results – Kugluktuk Liquor Plebiscite

RANKIN INLET, Nunavut – (October 22, 2018)  -. On October 22, eligible voters in Kugluktuk voted on the following question: “Are you in favour of ending the current system of liquor restriction in Kugluktuk and having an unrestricted system where only the general liquor laws of Nunavut apply?” The results of this plebiscite are as […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201810 Views

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