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Community cleanup date set for Iqaluit – Nunatsiaq News

May 19, 2022 City asks organizations to give employees a half day off work so they can pitch in for the community effort It’s time for a spring cleaning of Iqaluit. The annual community cleanup — where residents, visitors and businesspeople hit the streets to help beautify the community — is set for June 10, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 20228 Views

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NWT Flood Response Update: May 18, 2022, 16:00pm

Unprecedented flooding is currently affecting thousands of residents in the Northwest Territories. Current status Actions today Key messages for staying safe Donations, helping out, and helpful local links Register for disaster assistance Get help with disaster assistance More information Current status Water levels and flow Water monitoring technical bulletin – May 18, 2022 The Hay […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202211 Views

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For the West Point First Nation, an almost total rebuild looms – Cabin Radio

May 18, 2022 Many of the West Point First Nation’s 75 or so members live in Hay River’s West Channel, an area still reeling after last week’s severe flooding. The Town of Hay River considers the West Channel an “orange zone,” the most severe risk classification, meaning multiple utility and infrastructure systems are down. The […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 20228 Views

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Effective Immediately: Closure of Baffin Island Caribou harvest

The Baffin Island Caribou 2021-2022 harvest is closed effective immediately. No further harvesting is allowed. The Total Allowable Harvest (TAH) of 250 caribou established by the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board for 2021-2022 has been reached. Any remaining tags are immediately void and are to be returned to the local Wildlife Office or Hunters and Trappers […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 202213 Views

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Premier and Minister to visit Hay River and Kátł’odeeche First Nation to observe damage

Premier Caroline Cochrane and Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs Shane Thompson will visit the Town of Hay River and the Kátł’odeeche First Nation on Wednesday May 18, 2022. This will be an opportunity to meet with community leadership and get a first-hand account of the damage to homes, businesses, and other infrastructure in the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 20228 Views

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NTI Applauds NIRB Decision on Baffinland’s Phase 2 Proposal

(May 16, 2022, Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) welcomes the decision of the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) in its Reconsideration Report on Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation (Baffinland)’s proposal on Mary River Project Phase 2. The NIRB concluded (p. 252 of the Report): • the “Phase 2 Development Proposal has the potential to result […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202211 Views

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For returning evacuees, animals may be the greatest loss – Cabin Radio

May 17, 2022 Returning home this week, many of the South Slave’s evacuees have one question uppermost in their minds: are the animals all right? Many residents were forced to leave behind pets and livestock as floodwaters rose. Some Old Town and West Channel residents thought they would be away for just one night, as […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202213 Views

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Flood Bulletin #21

May 16, 2022 Province Monitoring Precipitation System that Could Impact Southern Manitoba Later this Week Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre is monitoring a precipitation system that could bring 20 to 50 millimetres (mm) of rain to southern Manitoba over the next five days ending Friday. Depending on the amount, location and intensity of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202210 Views

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NWT Flood Response Update: May 16, 2022, 17:00pm

Unprecedented flooding Is currently affecting thousands of residents in the Northwest Territories. Actions today Upcoming priorities for operations Key messages for staying safe Donations, helping out, and helpful local links More information Current status Water levels and flow NWT Water Monitoring Bulletin – May 16, 2022 (14:00) Hay River and Kátł’odeeche First Nation This emergency […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202213 Views

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QIA is Encouraged by the NIRB Decision to Recommend Rejection of Mary River’s Phase 2 Proposal

Iqaluit, Nunavut, May 16, 2022 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is encouraged by the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) recommendation to the federal government to reject Baffinland’s Phase 2 Proposal to expand the Mary River Mine. It was evident in the review process that many communities were not in support of the Phase 2 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 202213 Views

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