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GN: COVID-19 Department of Education Services update

As of Monday, January 25, 2021, schools in the communities listed below will move to the following stages: Arviat – Stage 4 Inuglak School in Whale Cove will continue to be at Stage 3. All other Nunavut schools are at Stage 2. Updates on community stages can be found on the Department of Education website: […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202117 Views

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Government of Yukon provides additional staffing and tutoring supports for the 2020–21 school year

The Government of Yukon is hiring more educators and has increased funding for tutoring programs to support students for the remainder of the 2020–21 school year. The Department of Education is currently in the process of hiring 11 additional educators to support the three Whitehorse high schools that are providing half-day in-class programming as well […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202110 Views

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De Beers Group donates 213 computers to Northwest Territories Schools

De Beers Group is proud to announce that 213 computers are being distributed to nine schools in six Northwest Territories (NWT) communities as part of the company’s ongoing response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, eight iPad mini tablets are being provided to the Deninu Kué First Nation in Fort Resolution to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202116 Views

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Call for Participation: Arctic Food Knowledge Winter School

Jan 21, 2021 The winter school lecturers will tell about the traditional foods, agriculture in conditions of “double cold” (permafrost and low air temperatures), food security, animal breeding, food storage technologies in the North etc. The winter school will be held online via Zoom platform March 22-31, 2021. The winter school is led by Arctic […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202114 Views

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Three years after fire, Kugaaruk’s new school sparks pride – Nunatsiaq News

18 January 2021 Engineering firm earned 2020 award for its design work George Ningark will never forget Feb. 28, 2017. That evening, the veteran Kugaaruk teacher got a call: Kugaardjuq, the community’s only school, was ablaze. Ningark said he only fell asleep that night because he’d been told the fire was under control. The community […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202111 Views

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Law class offers Rankin Inlet high school students a look at careers in justice – Nunatsiaq News

15 January 2021 When Dylan Kusugak enrolled in a new law class at his school last fall, he wondered whether the subject would pique his interest. It did. Now, the Grade 12 student at Maani Ulujuk Ilinniarvik high school in Rankin Inlet says he’s thinking about pursuing his interest further. “I’d maybe go to the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 202172 Views

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Leadership seminar for Arctic Indigenous Youth on January 25-29, 2021

Jan 13, 2021 There are still few positions available for the James J. McCarthy leadership on-line seminar for Arctic Indigenous Youth Leaders. Training seminar for talented and emerging Arctic Indigenous leaders, in memory of Professor James J. McCarthy and his strong dedication to the Arctic will be hold on January 25 – 29, 2021. A five […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202121 Views

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Share your experiences with inclusive and special education in Yukon

Students, families, school councils, schools staff, Yukon First Nations and other education partners are invited to share their experiences and perspectives through an online tool as part of the review of inclusive and special education in Yukon. Dr. Nikki Yee is reviewing inclusive and special education in Yukon in response to the 2019 Audit Report […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 202030 Views

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COVID Aid to Inuvialuit Households in need outside the Region

November 30, 2020 Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) is using limited funding to support beneficiary households in need outside the Inuvialuit Settlement Region.  IRC hopes this COVID Aid will allow beneficiaries to be able to purchase what they will need for their grocery and cleaning supplies to stay home as much as possible and to enjoy a […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 202027 Views

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Government of Canada investment aims to boost economic growth, enhance skills development and create good jobs in the Northwest Territories

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Investment of over $1.3 million supports Northern and Indigenous employment, capacity building, infrastructure development and entrepreneurship in the Northwest Territories November 27, 2020 – Yellowknife, NT – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Small businesses are at the heart of Northern communities. They create good jobs, support local economies […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202039 Views

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