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Minister Fantino Officially Breaks Ground for Construction of the Nanisivik Naval Facility

July 17, 2015 NANISIVIK, Nunavut — The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, participated in the official ground-breaking for construction of the Nanisivik Naval Facility. Following the preparation work for the site conducted in 2014, the ground-breaking marked the beginning of the construction phase in Arctic Bay, Nunavut. Located along the north shores […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 2015605 Views

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Minister Fantino and Minister Aglukkaq Announce Upgrades to Northern Defence Infrastructure in Alert and Iqaluit

July 15, 2015 IQALUIT, NUNAVUT — The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence and the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, today announced two new projects to improve Canada’s Northern defence infrastructure in Iqaluit and Alert. In Iqaluit, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2015467 Views

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South Mackenzie Corrections Centre tests emergency preparedness with real-life drill

HAY RIVER (July 13, 2015) – Staff at the South Mackenzie Correctional Centre had the opportunity to practice their contingency plans during a mock evacuation drill last week in Hay River. Staff put full evacuation plans to the test when advised of the mock drill starting at 9:00 a.m. last Wednesday and inmates, staff and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 2015475 Views

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Exemption to Noise By-law

July 13, 2015 (Iqaluit, Nunavut) The City of Iqaluit would like to advise residents that an exemption to Noise By-law No. 599 and amending by-law No. 739 has been granted to Kudlik Construction effective July 13, 2015 to September 25, 2015 inclusive in order to accommodate 24 hour usage of the quarry and operation of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 2015511 Views

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NAN Congratulates New Wasaya Pilots

July 10, 2015 THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Harvey Yesno, on behalf of the Executive Council, expressed congratulations to three young First Nation pilots who have recently graduated and joined Wasaya Airways. “It is a pleasure to congratulate these three young pilots and we are especially proud they will be flying […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 2015575 Views

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Parks Day 2015 across Nunavut

Start Date: July 10, 2015 End Date: July 18, 2015 Nunavut 30 sec All across the country, Canadians celebrate federal, provincial and territorial parks during the third week of July. This year, in Nunavut, Parks Day will take place on Saturday, July 18, 2015. This is the perfect time to spend a day exploring and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 2015554 Views

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Pacific Northwest LNG Implications

July 10, 2015 The Pacific Northwest LNG project is proposed for Lelu Island near Prince Rupert in northwest British Columbia. The provincial legislature will return on July 14 to debate an agreement that the government intends to sign, preventing future governments from changing specific environmental and taxation policies that relate to the project. This backgrounder […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 2015544 Views

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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, 2015549 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, 2015674 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, 2015532 Views

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