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Northwest Territories to achieve average of $10-a-day regulated child care on April 1

From: Employment and Social Development Canada February 22, 2024 Families across Canada know that affordable child care is not a luxury—it is a necessity. That is why the Government of Canada is working with provincial, territorial and Indigenous partners to implement a Canada-wide early learning and child care system that will bring fees for regulated […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202430 Views

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Pink Shirt Day 2024

February 21, 2024 Wednesday, February 28, is Pink Shirt Day, which is observed each year by wearing pink as a unified way to take a stand against bullying. The Department of Education encourages all schools and communities to wear pink, demonstrating Inuuqatigiitsiarniq: respect and caring for each other. Wearing pink is a pledge to not […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202445 Views

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2024 Premier’s Council of the Federation Literacy Award accepting nominations

February 19, 2024 Each year, Canada’s Premiers, under the banner of the Council of the Federation, join in celebrating literacy. To honour those who support literacy in Nunavut, Premier P.J. Akeeagok seeks nominations for the 2024 Council of the Federation Literacy Award. The award honours an individual who supports and inspires others to use Inuktut […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 202428 Views

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Nunavut Devolution partners launch Inunnguqsaivik learning community

Iqaluit, Nunavut (February 14, 2024) – The Government of Nunavut (GN), Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., and the Government of Canada today launched Inunnguqsaivik: Learning for a purpose. This new learning support initiative will help ensure Nunavut Inuit have the skills and knowledge to manage stewardship of Nunavut’s lands, waters, and resources when these roles and responsibilities […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 202437 Views

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NTI Awaits Nunavut Court Decision On An Appeal Brought by the GN To Halt Education Equality Rights Lawsuit

(February 13, 2024 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Today, the Nunavut Court of Appeal heard an appeal brought by the Government of Nunavut (GN), asking the Court to dismiss a lawsuit launched by two Inuit families alongside Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) in 2021. In that lawsuit, NTI and the Inuit families are seeking protection under s. 15 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 202443 Views

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2024 IASC Fellowship Program Recipients

08 February 2024 The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation in cooperation with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) are excited to announce the recipients of the 2024 IASC Fellowship Program. On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the IASC Fellowship program in 2024, ten successful early career researchers were identified for all […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202446 Views

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Dr. Angela James selected to lead Aurora College as new president

February 7, 2024 FORT SMITH, NT – The Aurora College Board of Governors is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Angela James as the new president of Aurora College. She will begin her renewable five-year term on August 1, 2024 and will lead the College into the next phase of transformation into a polytechnic […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202452 Views

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FANS spring/summer application deadline

February 1, 2024 Do you need financial support to reach your post-secondary education goals? Financial Assistance for Nunavut Students (FANS) provides financial support to eligible Nunavummiut attending designated post-secondary institutions and programs. If you are applying to college or university to start a post-secondary program in the Spring/Summer 2024 semester, the deadline to apply for […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 202434 Views

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After School Employment Program (ASEP) pilot offers work for students

January 30, 2024 Are you an Iqaluit student looking to earn money while gaining job skills? The After School Employment Program pilot through the Department of Community and Government Services is aimed at supporting pre-employment goals for students. The 2023-2024 ASEP pilot is the first step to help guide a phased rollout. To be eligible, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 202436 Views

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Apply for funding to enhance inclusion and participation in early learning programs

January 29, 2024 The Government of the Northwest Territories is now accepting applications for the Supporting Child Inclusion and Participation Program for the 2024-2025 fiscal year. The Supporting Child Inclusion and Participation Program provides Indigenous and community governments, non-profits, and licensed centre-based early learning and child care programs with funding to help enhance child inclusion […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 202439 Views

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