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Iqaluit opens whooping cough, measles vaccine clinics – Nunatsiaq News

Apr 22, 2024 Appointments available on Mondays, walks-ins for all vaccines available Fridays A new vaccination clinic in Iqaluit is providing immunizations for whooping cough and measles. Iqaluit Public Health has added an appointment-run vaccination clinic on Mondays in the city, in addition to available walk-ins on Fridays starting Monday and running until May 27, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 20247 Views

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Monday marks Gwich’in Day across the N.W.T. – CBC

Apr 22, 2024 Monday marks the day the Gwich’in land claim was signed, and to celebrate it, events are being held all across the Mackenzie Delta. Martina Tetlichi is proud to be Gwich’in. She said she’s ready to celebrate her culture with others in Fort McPherson on Monday. “I just want to say Happy Gwich’in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 20246 Views

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Nunavummiut asked to participate in National Immunization Awareness Week

April 22, 2024 The Department of Health is asking Nunavummiut to stay up to date on recommended vaccinations to protect their families, friends and communities from preventable diseases, and participate in the upcoming National Immunization Awareness Week. This annual event highlights the importance of immunization, and this year’s theme is ‘Protect your future. Get immunized!’ […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 20247 Views

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Call for Nominations – Nunavut Water Board (NWB)

The Kivalliq Inuit Association (KIA) is seeking nominations to fill an appointed position within the Nunavut Water Board (NWB). This position will be for a three-year term. The Nunavut Water Board (NWB) is an institution of public government established as an independent public agency, with its roles and responsibilities set out under the Nunavit Agreement—Article […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 20248 Views

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Call for Nominations – Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB)

The Kivalliq Inuit Association (KIA) is seeking nominations to fill an appointed position within the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB). This position will be for a three-year term. The Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) is an institution of public government to assess the potential impacts of proposed development in the Nunavut Settlement Area prior to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 20249 Views

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Whooping Cough (Pertussis) and Measles Vaccines

Iqaluit Public Health is advising Nunavummiut that they are adding a new appointment-run vaccination clinic on Mondays in addition to available walk-ins on Fridays for part of April and May, providing Whooping Cough and measles vaccines to all eligible Nunavummiut aged 12 months and older. Individuals born prior to 1970 may have inherent protection against […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 20249 Views

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Winter Fuel Resupply Program a Success

April 18, 2024 Over 6,290,000 litres of fuel were delivered to eight NWT communities during a successful 2023/2024 winter road season. Despite a shorter winter road season due to warm temperatures and extra fuel delivery pressures due to a shortened barge season, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) was able to successfully resupply the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 20246 Views

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Toonik Tyme to wrap up with annual hockey tournament – Nunatsiaq News

Apr 18, 2024 Team and players from Kuujjuaq join this year’s Brian Twerdin Toonik Tyme Memorial Tournament Toonik Tyme men’s hockey is returning to Iqaluit with the annual Brian Twerdin Toonik Tyme Memorial hockey tournament. “This time of year is always a great time for hockey in Iqaluit,” said Robert Comeau, the tournament’s organizer. The […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 20248 Views

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Privacy commissioner wants Nunavut government to be more proactive about changes to mail system – CBC

Apr 18, 2024 Government should tell employees to update their addresses by Oct. 31 The Nunavut government needs to be more proactive in updating its own employee’s addresses to prevent mail from falling into the wrong hands in Iqaluit, according to report from the territory’s information and privacy commissioner. Graham Steele’s report, released Tuesday, looked at […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 20248 Views

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Momentum builds for Kivalliq Hydro-Fibre Link with mention in Budget 2024

The Kivalliq Hydro-Fibre Link (KHFL) was mentioned in Federal Budget 2024, marking the third time the project has been recognized in the Federal budget. This highlights the critical role the KHFL will play in bringing clean electricity and fibre optic internet to the Kivalliq region of Nunavut. The KFHL was the only Northern energy project […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 202411 Views

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