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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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Nunavut Environment Week 7-Day Challenge

May 29, 2015 News Release For Immediate Release IQALUIT, Nunavut (May 29, 2015) – As part of Canadian Environment Week, June 1-7, 2015, the Department of Environment is challenging Nunavummiut to participate in the Nunavut Environment Week 7-Day Challenge. “I encourage all Nunavummiut to spend time outdoors during Canadian Environment Week,” said Minister of Environment […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2015512 Views

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Queen Elizabeth Territorial Park recognized in Top 25 Canadian Campsites list

YELLOWKNIFE (May 28, 2015) – The Slave River Rapids, wildlife viewing opportunities and a diverse landscape have earned Queen Elizabeth Territorial Park near Fort Smith recognition by Explore Magazine as one of the Top 25 Campsites in Canada. “As this year’s camping season begins, it is great to see the NWT’s parks system garnering national […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2015552 Views

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Fire ban in place for Fred Henne and Yellowknife River Territorial Parks

YELLOWKNIFE (May 27, 2015) – Consistent with the fire ban implemented by the City of Yellowknife, a fire ban is in effect for Fred Henne and Yellowknife River Territorial Parks effective immediately. Use of camp stoves and enclosed barbecues is permitted. Any device that uses propane to supply a burner for heating and or cooking […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 2015443 Views

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NEB and NTGS assess unconventional petroleum resources of the Bluefish and Canol Shales

May 22, 2015 – Calgary, Alberta – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) and Northwest Territories Geological Survey (NTGS) today released a joint Assessment of Unconventional Petroleum Resources of the Bluefish Shale and the Canol Shale in the Northwest Territories. This is the first time the unconventional resource potential of these shales has […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2015556 Views

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Regulation changes will help moose and caribou populations recover

May 21, 2015 WHITEHORSE—The Government of Yukon has amended the territory’s Wildlife Regulation and Trapping Regulation, Minister of Environment Wade Istchenko announced today. “These amendments take into account the recommendations provided by the Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board and reflect solid scientific and traditional knowledge about wildlife and wildlife management,” Istchenko said. The board […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2015514 Views

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Nominations invited for 2015 Council of Federation Literacy Award

May 19, 2015 WHITEHORSE—The Council of the Federation is now inviting nominations for its 2015 Literacy Awards to recognize leaders in literacy across the country. “Many Yukoners are taking leadership roles in promoting literacy in our schools and communities,” Premier Darrell Pasloski said. “This award is a way to recognize the tremendous work these people […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2015578 Views

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