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NWT Flood Response Update: May 30, 2022, 17:00pm

Unprecedented flooding is currently affecting thousands of residents in the Northwest Territories. Current status Actions today Donations, helping out, and helpful local links More information Current status Water levels and flow https://www.enr.gov.nt.ca/en/newsroom/nwt-water-monitoring-bulletin-may-30-2022 The Hay River and Kátł’odeeche First Nation emergency has transitioned from response to recovery. Communities are the lead on response and recovery activities […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202222 Views

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Shane Thompson: Climate Change

May 27, 2022 Mr. Speaker, our environment is changing rapidly. Average temperatures in the territory are rising up to four times faster than the rest of the world. Coastal erosion is already affecting communities, and melting permafrost is impacting infrastructure. We know that ice-free summers in the Arctic will become a reality in the future, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 202224 Views

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Yukon University and Champagne and Aishihik First Nations working together to assess impacts of climate change on Traditional Territory

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada May 26, 2022 Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN) and researchers at Yukon University are working in collaboration to address the effects of climate change thanks to a multi-year research project that will assess the vulnerability of the CAFN Traditional Territory to climate change and permafrost thaw. Today, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 202223 Views

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NWT Flood Response Update: May 24, 2022, 17:00pm

Unprecedented flooding is currently affecting thousands of residents in the Northwest Territories. Current status Actions today Donations, helping out, and helpful local links More information Current status Water levels and flow https://www.enr.gov.nt.ca/en/newsroom/nwt-water-monitoring-bulletin-may-24-2022 The Hay River and K’atl’odeeche First Nation emergency has transitioned from response to recovery. Communities are the lead on response and recovery activities and are […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 202224 Views

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Call for nominations: Nunavut Joint Planning and Management Committee for Territorial Parks

Public Service Announcement Call for nominations: Nunavut Joint Planning and Management Committee for Territorial Parks The Department of Environment is currently accepting nominations for the Nunavut Joint Planning and Management Committee (NJPMC). The NJPMC is responsible for providing advice on the planning, establishment, operation, and management of territorial parks throughout Nunavut. Individuals who have knowledge […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 202279 Views

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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, 202222 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, 202222 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, 202219 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, 202224 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, 202220 Views

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