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GNWT launches new Our Languages Curriculum

October 30, 2020 Today the Department of Education, Culture and Employment announced the official launch of the Our Languages JK-12 Indigenous languages curriculum. Our Languages is a competency-based curriculum that provides Indigenous language instructors with curricular outcomes, instructional strategies, and assessment tools to foster language growth in classrooms. It promotes a whole-school approach to language […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 202016 Views

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2020 NWT Environmental Audit finds the NWT environmental regulatory system continues to improve

October 30, 2020 The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is pleased to share the results of the 2020 Northwest Territories (NWT) Environmental Audit, released today. Every five years, an independent auditor is appointed to conduct an Environmental Audit, as required under legislation and land claim agreements. The Audit is a way to assess how […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 202012 Views

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Assembly of First Nations – Yukon Region is thrilled to bring the second Annual Yukon Regional Leadership Awards to you virtually.

These awards are open to Yukon First Nation citizens and to Indigenous people who call the Yukon home. Nominations can be submitted by individuals, organizations or other groups; online or in person, by Monday, November 23, 2020, by 4:30 pm (PT). Award recipients will be notified in December 2020. Poster and Nomination Form: 2020-AFN-Yukon-Leadership-Awards-Nomination-Form NT5

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 202013 Views

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Implementation Plan for Aurora College and polytechnic university initial Areas of Teaching and Research Specialization Released

Today the Government of the Northwest Territories released the Aurora College Transformation Implementation Plan (Implementation Plan) and the initial areas of teaching and research specialization for the polytechnic university.  The Implementation Plan outlines the path towards the establishment of a polytechnic university that will support the aspirations of Northerners, diversify the economy, and contribute to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 202013 Views

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Survey reveals just how hidden homelessness can be in Nunavut – Nunatsiaq News

“It definitely gives us a sense of the impact on that part of the population” A newly released report tries to put a number on how many Nunavummiut struggle with homelessness, while explaining the complexities of securing a place to live in the territory. The Nunavut Hidden Homelessness Survey was conducted by the Government of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 202013 Views

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Delegates Come Together From Across Inuit Nunangat For Virtual Annual General Meeting

October 29, 2020–Ottawa, Ontario The Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Annual General Meeting took place by videoconference this week, with participants from all regions of Inuit Nunangat. The videoconference tested the bandwidth limitations of many representatives, spread across multiple time zones from Inuvik and Ulukhaktok in the west to Nain and Postville in the east. ITK President […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 20209 Views

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GNWT Announces 2020 Anti-Poverty Fund Recipients

October 29, 2020 Julie Green, Minister of Health and Social Services announced the 2020 recipients for the $1 million Anti-Poverty Fund. The Fund helps support eligible organizations in their efforts to reduce poverty. The Anti-Poverty Advisory Committee, an external cross sector group, reviewed applications and made recommendations to the Minister for approval. This year, twenty […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 202010 Views

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Making Housing More Affordable for Seniors in Yellowknife

Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why the Government of Canada is partnering with AVENS, the Government of the Northwest Territories, and NWT Housing Corporation to build new affordable housing options for seniors in Yellowknife. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 202013 Views

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Amid apparent disqualifications, Pehdzeh Ki elects new chief – Cabin Radio

Pehdzeh Ki First Nation says Lloyd Moses is its new chief after an election in which, unusually, more than half of the candidates appeared to be disqualified. The election was originally expected to take place on November 16, with nominations set to close on Thursday. However, the sheer number of disqualifications appears to have resulted […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 202012 Views

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Yukon government now giving preference to Indigenous people when hiring – APTN News

The Yukon government has launched a hiring program aimed at increasing the number of Indigenous people working in public service in the territory. As of October 1, qualified Indigenous people will be given priority for all Yukon government jobs. The program will run for 18 months and will continue if it is determined to be […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 202012 Views

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