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GNWT releases 4th Edition of the Good Building Practice for Northern Facilities design guide

April 15, 2021 Today, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNTW) released the 4th Edition of the Good Building Practice for Northern Facilities.The design guide is an extensive update to the 2009 edition, and incorporates 10 years of research and development in new codes and standards. Managing the full lifecycle of infrastructure in the North […]

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Baffinland critics question mining company’s commitments as NIRB hearing resumes – Nunatsiaq News

Board is considering company’s proposal to double output at Mary River iron mine Opposition to Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.’s proposed expansion of its Mary River mine didn’t skip a beat Monday when the Nunavut Impact Review Board’s hearing into the project resumed in Iqaluit. As part of what it calls its Phase 2 project, Baffinland […]

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Government of Canada investment supporting Indigenous economic development in Nunavut

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Investment of over $2 million supports Indigenous employment, skills development, infrastructure development and capacity building across Nunavut April 14, 2021 – Iqaluit, Nunavut – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) As we enter into over a year since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses, communities, and organizations throughout […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 202138 Views

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What is happening now is not working for Inuit’: Why QIA won’t support Baffinland’s expansion – CBC

Apr 14, 2021 QIA board voted in March not to support expansion The Qikiqtani Inuit Association says its decision to not support Baffinland’s Phase 2 expansion came down to a lack of trust among communities, and uncertainty about whether new proposed mitigation measures will actually work with a larger mining operation. Baffinland is requesting to […]

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Mountain Province Diamonds Announces First Quarter 2021 Production and Sales Results, Details of Earnings Release and Conference Call

TORONTO and NEW YORK, April 13, 2021  – Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (“Mountain Province”, the “Company”) (TSX: MPVD) (OTCQX: MPVD)  today announces production and sales results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021 (“the Quarter” or “Q1 2021”) from the Gahcho Kué Diamond Mine (“GK Mine”). All figures are expressed in Canadian dollars unless […]

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Baffinland critics question mining company’s commitments as NIRB hearing resumes – Nunatsiaq News

Apr 13, 2021 Board is considering company’s proposal to double output at Mary River iron mine Opposition to Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.’s proposed expansion of its Mary River mine didn’t skip a beat Monday when the Nunavut Impact Review Board’s hearing into the project resumed in Iqaluit. As part of what it calls its Phase […]

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Report on Shipping in the Northwest Passage Launched

The Arctic Council’s Working Group on the Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) issued its third Arctic Shipping Status Report – Shipping in the Northwest Passage: Comparing 2013 with 2019. The Arctic Council’s Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment Working Group (PAME) releases regular Arctic Shipping Status Reports that illustrate interesting topics related to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 20217 Views

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Qikiqtaaluk Business Development Corporation Receives $6.5M from Natural Resources Canada to Support Wind Energy Development in Sanikiluaq

IQALUIT, NU – Qikiqtaaluk Business Development Corporation (“QBDC”) is pleased to announce it has been awarded $6.5M from Natural Resources Canada (“NRCan”) to support QBDC’s wind and battery energy storage project in Sanikiluaq, NU. The Sanikiluaq High Displacement Renewable Energy Demonstration Project (“Project”) will see 1 MW of wind generation coupled with 800 kWh of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 20219 Views

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Media Advisory – MP Michael McLeod to make a virtual announcement highlighting support for key initiatives in the Northwest Territories

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, April 13, 2021 — Please be advised that Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for CanNor, will make a virtual announcement tomorrow regarding five key community and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 20219 Views

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Kivalliq Inuit Association elects new VP, director for Naujaat – Nunatsiaq News

Apr 13, 2021 David Kuksuk wins vice-president position, according to unofficial results The Kivalliq Inuit Association will have a new vice-president and director for Naujaat following its election Monday. David Kuksuk of Arviat was elected vice-president with 35 per cent of the votes cast in the region and Heather Malliki was elected director for Naujaat […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 20217 Views

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