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Government of Canada makes key investment to support NWT tourism industry

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency CanNor invests over $375,000 to support the renovation of the soon-to-be relocated Yellowknife Visitor Centre April 9, 2021 – Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) The tourism industry plays a key economic, social and cultural role in the Northwest Territories, and is an important part […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 20218 Views

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De Beers Group offers Four New Scholarships Available to Canadian Women

07 Apr 2021 De Beers Group is pleased to offer four new scholarships for Canadian women entering science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) or similar subjects at universities or colleges in Canada. The scholarships are awarded as part of De Beers Group’s partnership with UN Women and the company’s commitment to advance equal opportunity in […]

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Boxes of Inuktut books on their way to young Nunavut readers – Nunatsiaq News

Apr 9, 2021 ‘We are giving them the opportunity to thrive in the Inuktut language,’ says NTI president Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. has teamed up with Inhabit Media to bring Inuktut books to Inuit children across Nunavut. The goal is to support language learning at home, said an NTI release on the kits. “NTI is a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 20218 Views

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New Tourism 2025 strategy good but has a few surprises, say operators – NNSL Media

April 9, 2021 ‘More support needed’ for NWT-based businesses over southern tour companies Tourism operators are pleased that the GNWT’s new Tourism 2025 strategy maintains support for the sector, even if it offers few new highlights. Tourism 2025: RoadMap to Recovery was tabled on March 30 in the legislative assembly by Industry, Tourism and Investment […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202110 Views

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Public feedback on QEC’s major project applications

Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) is encouraging the public to provide feedback on the corporation’s proposed power plant replacement projects in Gjoa Haven, Cambridge Bay and Igloolik, and generator set replacement in Iqaluit. The corporation has applied to the Minister responsible for QEC to approve these major projects. Nunavut’s Utility Rates Review Council, an independent advisory […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 20218 Views

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Sexual harassment of Inuit women at mines no surprise: Pauktuutit president – Nunatsiaq News

Apr 9, 2021 Reports of stalking, indecent exposure and forced consumption of substances Rebecca Kudloo lives in Baker Lake and has heard stories from her friends who work at the nearby Meadowbank gold mine. That’s why the president of Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada isn’t surprised to hear more than half of Inuit women working […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 20219 Views

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Stack Modular and Bird Construction Leverage Strategic Partnership To Secure A First-Place Award For Iqaluit’s 100 Percent Inuit-Owned Hotel And Conference Centre

Stack Modular (Stack) and Bird Construction (Bird) are pleased to announce they have been recognized with a first-place award from the Modular Building Institute for “Permanent Modular Hotel Over 10,000 sq.ft.” for their work on the Aqsarniit Hotel and Conference Centre. The award-winning property is owned by the Qikiqtaaluk Business Development Corporation, a wholly Inuit-owned […]

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State of Emergency in the City of Yellowknife Extended

April 8, 2021 The Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs, Paulie Chinna has extended the State of Emergency in the City of Yellowknife. This extension is being made under s.14 of the Emergency Management Act. The extension continues through April 22, 2021. This State of Emergency was initially instated to address the need for additional shelter […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 202111 Views

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ENR Funding Opportunity – Waste Reduction and Recycling Initiative

Do you have an idea for how to reduce, reuse and recycle waste in your community, but need some financial support? The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) is accepting applications for the Waste Reduction and Recycling Initiative. This program provides up to $50,000 in financial assistance to NWT municipalities, Indigenous governments and organizations, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 202131 Views

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Campaign trail notes: Here’s what Yukon’s political parties had to say in the last week – CBC

Apr 08, 2021 With election night around the corner, parties are racing to squeeze in their remaining campaign promises All three major parties had policy announcements this week ahead of the Yukon territorial election on April 12. Here’s a roundup of those promises: NDP On Wednesday, NDP Leader Kate White promised ways to address addiction and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 202110 Views

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