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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, 2015723 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, 2015505 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, 2015538 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, 2015530 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, 2015546 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, 2015505 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, 2015689 Views

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QIA Celebrates the Creation of Qausuittuq National Park

June 16, 2015 (June 16, 2015, Iqaluit, Nu) – The Government of Canada announced the establishment of the Qausuittuq National Park on June 16, 2015. This park is located north of Resolute Bay, Nunavut on Bathurst Island. “I’m excited for the potential cultural and socio economic opportunities this will bring to Inuit and I look […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 2015512 Views

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Community emergency efforts recognized in Pangnirtung

June 08, 2015 For Immediate Release PANGNIRTUNG, Nunavut (June 5, 2015) – Premier Peter Taptuna, Minister of Community and Government Services Johnny Mike and Minister responsible for the Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) Keith Peterson today recognized the community of Pangnirtung and their efforts during the local state of emergency after the fire at the power […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2015439 Views

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Baffin Island caribou moratorium

June 04, 2015 Public Service Announcement Baffin Island caribou moratorium Start Date: June 4, 2015 End Date: August 31, 2015 Nunavut 30 sec This is a reminder that since January 1, 2015, it is illegal to hunt or kill caribou anywhere on Baffin Island and its surrounding islands, including Prince Charles Island and Bylot Island. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 2015457 Views

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