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Queen Elizabeth II Scholarships and Savanna Pikuyak Scholarship awarded to top Nunavut nursing and pre-health students

March 8, 2024 Iqaluit, Nunavut (March 8, 2024) – At a luncheon today, Minister of Health John Main presented three Queen Elizabeth II scholarships to top Nunavut Arctic College nursing students and one Savanna Pikuyak scholarship to a pre-health student. The Queen Elizabeth II scholarship is $3,000 and is presented annually to top students in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 202433 Views

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Whatì students attend Indigenous youth conference – Cabin Radio

March 8, 2024 For some of the 10 Whatì students who travelled to an Edmonton conference last week, it was their first time leaving the Northwest Territories. The students drove with chaperones to the Indigenous Youth Rising Conference at MacEwan University’s kihêw waciston Indigenous Centre. The conference aims to give Indigenous youth opportunities to explore […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 202437 Views

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Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories announce early learning and child care three-year action plan

From: Employment and Social Development Canada March 1, 2024 The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories announced today a three-year action plan to improve and expand licensed early learning and child care (ELCC) programming across the territory. The 2023 to 2026 action plan covers investments outlined in the Canada-Northwest Territories Canada-wide ELCC Agreement – […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 202436 Views

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Statement from Minister of Education on the Yukon Ombudsman second report on their Hidden Valley investigation

February 28, 2024 Minister of Education Jeanie McLean has issued the following statement in response to the Yukon Ombudsman report part two on the 2019 Hidden Valley Elementary School incident: “As the Minister of Education, there is nothing more important than the wellbeing, safety and protection of students when they are in our care. I […]

by ahnationtalk on February 29, 202434 Views

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Passing the Mic, Part 3 — The students of Netsilik School, Taloyoak, Nunavut – Canadian Geographic

Feb 27, 2024 Inuit youth from Canada’s most northerly community share their stories using their own voices and words Over the past two years, Canadian Geographic has been running “Passing the Mic,” a podcast training program in remote Nunavut communities. This week, we are pleased to showcase the third episode of this year’s series, which […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 202444 Views

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Fort Simpson, N.W.T., parents want answers after teacher allegedly hit 8-year-old – CBC

Feb 23, 2024 Education council still investigating alleged incident at Líídlįį Kúę Elementary School last month A family in Fort Simpson, N.W.T., is reeling after an incident at the community’s elementary school last month, and community leaders say it harkens back to residential schools. The alleged incident happened on Jan. 22. That’s when Dylan Kakfwi […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202448 Views

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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, 202443 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, 202464 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, 202441 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, 202450 Views

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