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Marine Transportation Services to supply and deliver fuel to military radar sites in Western Arctic

YELLOWKNIFE (January 19, 2021) – The Government of the Northwest Territories’ Marine Transportation Services (MTS) has signed a five-year contract to supply and deliver fuel to the North Warning System radar sites in Canada’s Western Arctic. The agreement was signed with Crowley Solutions, a leading provider of government energy services at Crowley Maritime Corp., in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20214 Views

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Chief Public Health Officer speaks to COVID-19 case on inbound aircraft to Iqaluit

20 January 2021 Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Mike Patterson today released the following statement: “At approximately 12:30 p.m. today, Department of Health staff will meet a passenger travelling on Canadian North flight FAB101 from Ottawa to Iqaluit. The passenger had been on expedited medical travel starting on January 17. A COVID-19 test performed on […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20213 Views

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One year on, Dene skincare company is doing business differently – Cabin Radio

January 20, 2021 It’s been a wild year for Dene entrepreneur Melissa Daniels since starting her own business at the beginning of 2020. Daniels, who lives in Fort Smith and is a member of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, launched Naidié Nezų – or “good medicine” – in January of last year. Combining Dene botanical […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20214 Views

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YT Government: Candidates selected for Youth Panel on Climate Change

A diverse group of 13 young climate leaders have been selected to form the Government of Yukon’s first Youth Panel on Climate Change. The panel members were chosen in December and met with Premier Sandy Silver and Minister of Community Services John Streicker during a virtual meeting on January 19. Panel members include: Abeer Ahmad, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20214 Views

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Statement of Chief Tizya-Tramm on Lease Sale of Iizhik Gwats’an Gwandaii Goodlit

(Old Crow, Yukon, Canada – January 19, 2021) Today, the Trump Administration, on its final day in office, issued leases of Iizhik Gwats’an Gwandaii Goodlit. It was disheartening to watch the opening and announcing of bids that were received earlier this month and I condemn today’s action of issuing leases of more than 400,000 acres […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20215 Views

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NTI Congratulates Eva Aariak as Commissioner of Nunavut

(Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) Acting President James Eetoolook today congratulated Eva Aariak on her appointment to the role of Commissioner of Nunavut. Aariak has had an extensive career serving Nunavummiut in various capacities. She has served as the first Languages Commissioner of Nunavut, elected as the MLA representing Iqaluit East, and was then […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20215 Views

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SSi Canada strikes deal to expand satellite capacity – Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut internet provider now working with Luxembourg-based SES Networks One of Nunavut’s main internet providers says it has struck a deal to obtain more satellite capacity through a new provider. SSi Canada says the new arrangement means that, for now, its customers don’t need to worry about big price increases or the shutdown of its […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20214 Views

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NTI: Get Your Moderna Vaccine to Protect Against COVID-19

(Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) is encouraging all Nunavut Inuit to get vaccinated with the Moderna Vaccine. “The researchers who developed the Moderna vaccine have a high level of knowledge about vaccines and have gone through Health Canada to get this approved. We need to get our information from these experts”, said James Eetoolook, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20214 Views

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Indigenous-Led Solar Energy Project Wins Prize Funding to Implement a Community Clean Energy Project in NWT

From: Natural Resources Canada January 19, 2021 Indigenous communities, governments, organizations and business, particularly in northern and isolated regions that are at the forefront of climate change impacts, are best placed to take action toward a clean energy future. This is why the Government of Canada is investing in community-led clean energy projects with remote […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202110 Views

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NT Government: Public Health Emergency Extended Through February 2

January 19, 2021 Minister of Health and Social Services, Julie Green has extended the territory-wide Public Health Emergency under the Northwest Territories’ Public Health Act on the advice of Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) Dr. Kami Kandola The latest extension continues through February 2, 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated considerably across Canada in recent […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20218 Views

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