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Parks Day 2015 at Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park

Start Date: July 10, 2015 End Date: July 18, 2015 Iqaluit 30 sec Nunavut will celebrate Parks Day at Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park on Saturday July 18, 2015. The Department of Environment invites you to join the celebrations including music, activities and a barbecue starting at 11 a.m. Free shuttle buses will be available between […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 2015537 Views

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GNWT to begin Thaidene Nëné Territorial Conservation Area engagement sessions

YELLOWKNIFE (July 10, 2015) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has been working collaboratively with Aboriginal governments and is pleased to announce that it has a proposed approach towards the establishment of a Thaidene Nëné territorial park and wildlife conservation areas. The collaborative approach ensures that the majority of the land within the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 2015663 Views

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GNWT to sign climate change statement at Climate Summit of the Americas

TORONTO, ON (July 8, 2015) – The Government of the Northwest Territories will be a signatory to the Climate Summit of the Americas Common Statement. Minister of Environment and Natural Resources J. Michael Miltenberger will sign the Common Statement on behalf of the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) at the Climate Summit in Toronto, Ontario tomorrow. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 2015521 Views

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Canadian Armed Forces Assert Arctic Sovereignty through Military Operation NUNAKPUT 2015

July 6, 2015 HAY RIVER, N.T. – Operation NUNAKPUT 2015 (Op NK 15) launched today in Hay River, Northwest Territories. From July 6-23, members of 1 Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (1 CRPG) will assert Canada’s sovereignty in the north as they move from Hay River to Tuktoyaktuk by boat during this annual Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) […]

by ahnationtalk on July 7, 2015711 Views

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Minister Aglukkaq Officially Opens Ukkusiksalik National Park

July 2, 2015     Naujaat, Nunavut       Office of the Minister of the Environment, Parks Canada The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today officially opened Ukkusiksalik National Park at a ceremony in the community of Naujaat, previously known as Repulse Bay. Ukkusiksalik National Park will foster tourism and create […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2015493 Views

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New wildlife regulations coming into force

IQALUIT, Nunavut (June 30, 2015) – Effective July 1, 2015, the Government of Nunavut’s (GN) Department of Environment is implementing new regulations under the Wildlife Act. These regulations were developed in cooperation with Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) and the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB), and are designed to be fully compliant with the Nunavut Land […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 2015527 Views

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Media Advisory: Wildfire Response in the Deh Cho and South Slave

(June 30, 2015, Updated at: 4:58 PM) – There is currently a wildfire burning approximately 2 kms northwest of Jean Marie River.  In addition, a wildfire approximately 20,000 hectares in size is burning approximately 6 kms south of Hay River.  As a result of these fires, the communities of Jean Marie River and Hay River and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 2015519 Views

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Government of Canada Officially Opens Ukkusiksalik National Park

Naujaat, Nunavut, June 29, 2015 – The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, will take part in a special ceremony to celebrate the official opening of Ukkusiksalik National Park Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice. The details are as follows: Date: July 2, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 2015532 Views

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Media Advisory – Pond Inlet, Nunavut

Pond Inlet, Nunavut, June 26, 2015–Members of the public and media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Minister for the Arctic Council and Member of Parliament for Nunavut; Joe Enook, Member of the Legislative Assembly of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2015493 Views

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Boil Water Advisory – Hamlet of Igloolik

June 17, 2015 Igloolik, NU The Hamlet of Igloolik recently issued a boil water advisory, which remains in effect. The Nunavut Department of Health supports the boil water advisory. Until further notice all residents of Igloolik must boil their water before consumption. This is a precautionary measure based on low levels of water in the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2015679 Views

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