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GNWT allocates $1.7 million to monitoring and research projects focused on Indigenous knowledge and science

June 8, 2022 The Northwest Territories Cumulative Impact Monitoring Program (NWT CIMP) is providing $1.7 million in 2022-23 to support 29 monitoring and research projects. Funding recipients include Indigenous governments, Indigenous organizations, universities, and territorial and federal government departments. This year, approximately $1.2 million is being provided for ongoing projects and approximately $500,000 is being […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 202236 Views

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NWT Flood Information: June 8, 2022, 17:00pm

With warm weather, the snowmelt from mountains in BC, Yukon, and the NWT is beginning to hit the water system. This will contribute to high water levels and flow in the Liard and South Nahanni Rivers. Current Status – Liard and Nahanni Rivers Water levels and flow Hay River and Kátł’odeeche First Nation More information […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 202235 Views

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QIA Release the Tusaqtavut Studies

Iqaluit, Nunavut, June 7, 2022 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is pleased to release a series of blog posts highlighting the Tusaqtavut Studies. This study highlights the set of interviews that took place between 2019 and 2021 with 137 community members from the five impacted communities of the Mary River Project;  Pond Inlet, Iglulik, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2022107 Views

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GNWT Adopts Statement of Environmental Values

June 7, 2022 The Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Shane Thompson, is pleased to announce that the Government of the Northwest Territories has adopted a Statement of Environmental Values. This is an important step in addressing a mandate commitment of the 19th Legislative Assembly, which is to ensure climate change impacts are specifically considered […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 202252 Views

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MLA pushes for waste incinerators in Clyde River, Qikiqtarjuaq – Nunatsiaq News

Jun 7, 2022 Both communities are dealing with excess of waste, says Mary Killiktee To deal with an excess of landfill waste in Clyde River and Qikiqtarjuaq, MLA Mary Killiktee is pressing the Government of Nunavut to consider starting an incinerator pilot project in those communities. “There is not enough space, and we do need […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 202248 Views

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Nunavut Environment Week

06 June 2022 The Department of Environment invites all Nunavummiut to celebrate Environment Week, June 4-10. Nunavut Environment Week is held at the same time as Canadian Environment Week, an annual event that encourages Canadians to take action to help preserve, protect and restore our environment. June 5 is World Environment Day and June 8 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 2022101 Views

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Call for Nominations for Iqaluit and Kugluktuk park committees

06 June 2022 Do you have knowledge of Nunavut parks? Are you interested in Inuit culture, heritage, or tourism? Do you want to contribute to the management of Sylvia Grinnell and Qaummaarviit Territorial Parks in Iqaluit or Kugluk Territorial Park in Kugluktuk? If so, there may be a place for you on your local Community […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 202248 Views

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GNU: Community Cleanups 2022

02 June 2022 Public Service Announcement Community Cleanups 2022 It’s time for this year’s community cleanups! In the spirit of Avatittinnik Kamatsiarniq (Environmental Stewardship), the Government of Nunavut (GN) is encouraging all Nunavummiut to help clean up their communities this summer. Please contact your hamlet office for information about local cleanup events. Participants can enter […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 202247 Views

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Edéhzhíe Dehcho Protected Area becomes a National Wildlife Area with support of $10 million fund

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada News release June 1, 2022 To mark the beginning of National Indigenous History Month, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, minister of Environment and Climate Change, today announced that the Government of Canada has designated Edéhzhíe as a National Wildlife Area, in addition to its status as a Dehcho Protected Area. Edéhzhíe […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 202243 Views

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Cleaning up along the Hay River, N.W.T. after floodwaters recede – APTN news

May 30, 2022 Residents hope more flood planning done in the future. Jamie Mcpherson knew time was of the essence to remove the water-sodden insulation from the underbelly of his home before mold set in. Over the last week, he pulled 12 to 14-hour days and dealt with the destruction from unprecedented ice jams and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202255 Views

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