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School communities to vote on joining the First Nation School Board

31/01/2023 As announced in December 2022, Minister of Education Jeanie McLean has accepted resolutions from school councils and petitions from community members to request their school join the First Nation School Board in the 2023–24 school year. At the close of the submission period, Minister McLean has accepted resolutions from school councils or petitions from […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20231 Views

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2023 Arctic Fellows Announced

Jan 30, 2023 Twenty-one youth leaders from Alaska, Canada & Greenland tapped for inaugural fellowship to advance Arctic community resiliency. The Arctic Resilient Communities Youth Fellowship (ARC-YF) selected 21 youth leaders from across Alaska, Canada, and Greenland to serve in the inaugural class of Fellows. ARC-YF is designed to advance sustainable development by engaging emerging leaders in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20232 Views

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Aurora College one of Canada’s top 50 Research Colleges for seventh year

INUVIK, NT – Aurora College was recognized by Research Infosource Inc. as one of Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges for 2022. Aurora College was ranked #42 overall among the nation’s top research colleges. This is the seventh consecutive year that Aurora College has ranked within the country’s top 50 research colleges. Among small colleges – […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20232 Views

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Call for Proposals – Childrearing Community Funding Initiatives

27 January 2023 The Department of Family Services is accepting proposals for projects in 2023-2024 that aim to rebuild and strengthen Inuit traditional childrearing teachings and practices, and that help in reducing poverty. Non-profit organizations, societies and municipal organizations can apply for funding for projects that include, but are not limited to: revitalizing the wisdom […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202323 Views

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Conference Board of Canada Releases Report Highlighting Polytechnic University Benefits

January 24, 2023 The Conference Board of Canada has released a report that highlights the benefits of a polytechnic university for the Northwest Territories (NWT) and its residents. The report, Investing in Polytechnic Education in the Northwest Territories, is built on research and engagement led by Conference Board of Canada.  It describes what a polytechnic […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 20234 Views

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Celebrating the one-year anniversary of the signing of the Canada-wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement with Nunavut

24 January 2023 Celebrating the one-year anniversary of the signing of the Canada-wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement with Nunavut Gatineau, Quebec – For too long, families have faced high child care fees, long wait lists and too few high-quality child care options. That is why the Government of Canada signed agreements with each […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 20238 Views

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The Legal Implications of the 2022 Canada-Denmark/Greenland Agreement on Hans Island (Tartupaluk) for the Inuit Peoples of Greenland and Nunavut – The Arctic Institute

January 24, 2023 On June 14, 2022, Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, Jeppe Kofod, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, along with Múte Bourup Egede, Prime Minister of Greenland, signed an Agreement in Ottawa resolving outstanding boundary issues between the sovereign states of Canada and the Kingdom of Denmark.1) The new Agreement […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 20235 Views

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Upcoming Book: Northern Indigenous Community-Led Disaster Management and Sustainable Energy

Jan 20, 2023 This book examines how current energy and water management processes affect Indigenous communities in North America, with a specific focus on Canada. The book is set to be published on February 9, 2023. Available for pre-order. Currently, there is no known Indigenous community-led strategic environmental assessment (ICSEA) tool for developing community-led solutions […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202310 Views

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Teacher fundraising for vet to visit Igloolik before Nunavut Quest – Nunatsiaq News

Jan 19, 2023 Pet owner said getting a vet to community for first time in 5 years will be important An Igloolik teacher is raising money for Veterinarians Without Borders to visit the community for the first time in five years. Bailey Waldner, who has lived in Igloolik for four years and has two dogs […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20236 Views

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PSA: Early Childhood Infrastructure Fund accepting proposals to support the creation of centre-based child care spaces

January 5, 2023 The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is now accepting funding proposals for the Early Childhood Infrastructure Fund (ECIF) for the 2023-2024 fiscal year. ECIF provides non-profit organizations and Indigenous governments with funding for infrastructure repairs and retrofits to support the preservation, expansion and creation of centre-based child care spaces in communities […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 202315 Views

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