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Minister Aglukkaq Announces Support for Television Programming in Inuktitut

The Inuit Broadcasting Corporation will receive $1.3 million in Government of Canada funding May 22, 2015 – Iqaluit – Department of Canadian Heritage The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Member of Parliament for Nunavut, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, and Minister for the Arctic Council , on behalf of the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2015341 Views

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Kwanlin Dün Cultural Society Notice of Annual General Meeting

The Kwanlin Dün Cultural Society (KDCS) will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Monday, June 15th, 2015 at: The Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre – Multipurpose Room 1171 Front Street, Whitehorse From 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. This meeting is being held for the following purposes: Adoption of rules of order Review and acceptance of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2015376 Views

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The Daily Friday, May 22, 2015

May 22, 2015 Consumer Price Index, April 2015 The Consumer Price Index rose 0.8% in the 12 months to April, after increasing 1.2% in March. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index decreased 0.1% in April, following a 0.3% rise in March. Retail trade, March 2015 Retail sales rose for the second consecutive month in March, advancing 0.7% to $42.5 billion. Despite […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2015274 Views

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Regulation changes will help moose and caribou populations recover

May 21, 2015 WHITEHORSE—The Government of Yukon has amended the territory’s Wildlife Regulation and Trapping Regulation, Minister of Environment Wade Istchenko announced today. “These amendments take into account the recommendations provided by the Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board and reflect solid scientific and traditional knowledge about wildlife and wildlife management,” Istchenko said. The board […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2015314 Views

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Nunavut elder protests fishing derbies as against Inuit values – CBC

Jackie Iguptak says it is not Inuit tradition to harvest animals to compete for prize money May 21, 2015 An elder in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, held a one-man protest against fishing derbies in the territory on Tuesday, saying they are contrary to traditional Inuit values. Jackie Iguptak held a sign reading “Fishing derby is not Inuit game sport. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2015334 Views

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Missing Pond Inlet man walks safely into Repulse Bay – CBC

May 20, 2015 ‘I am happy to be alive! Love you all,’ says Brian Koonoo on Facebook after week long ordeal Brian Koonoo, a 36-year-old man from Pond Inlet, Nunavut, walked safely into Repulse Bay Wednesday morning after four days of air and ground searches were unable to hlocate im. Koonoo, who works for Parks Canada, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2015262 Views

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Community Development Fund supports community enhancement and well-being

May 21, 2015 WHITEHORSE—The Yukon government has awarded more than $1 million to ten Yukon community organizations for projects that contribute to infrastructure development and community well-being. “The Government of Yukon is pleased to support projects that enhance existing community infrastructure or contribute to the development of new infrastructure that will provide health-related benefits for […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015273 Views

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Standing Committee to Hold Hearing on Nunavut Tourism

IQALUIT, Nunavut (May 19, 2015) – The Chief Executive Officer and the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Nunavut Tourism have been invited to appear before the Legislative Assembly’s Standing Committee on Oversight of Government Operations and Public Accounts from 1:30pm-5:00pm on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, and 09:00am-12:00pm on Thursday, June 4, 2015. “The […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015670 Views

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Harper Government Supports Skills and Training in Yukon

Investment recognizes role of Yukon College in contributing to economic development May 21, 2015 – Whitehorse, YT – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Ryan Leef, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015359 Views

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Gun lockers distributed in Old Crow, Yukon, to help curb suicides – CBC

May 21, 2015 RCMP, Yukon government and Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation promote gun safety Yukon’s most remote community is distributing gun lockers as an attempt to reduce the number of gun-related suicides. Last weekend during Caribou Days in Old Crow RCMP constable Chris Christinger handed out more than a dozen firearm storage lockers and lockable cases. Christinger says […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015312 Views

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