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2021-2022 GNWT Budget Approved

Yellowknife (March 31, 2021) – Members of the Legislative Assembly approved the Main Estimates for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. Initially presented on February 4, the 2021-2022 Budget is proposing to spend $2 billion on programs and services in 2021-22. Over the past several weeks, every Minister and senior officials appeared before Standing Committees and also […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202125 Views

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NTI’s Uqqujjait Innarnut – Elder Support Program

(March 17, 2021 – Baker lake, Nunavut)  Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) urges all eligible Elders who have not submitted an application to apply for the Uqqujjait Innarnut – Elders Support Program. NTI launched the program in October of 2020 during the NTI Annual General Meeting in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. Under this program, all eligible Nunavut […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 202120 Views

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Government of Nunavut’s deficit less than predicted thanks to feds, says finance minister – Nunatsiaq News

Feb 23, 2021 Thanks to nearly $200 million in unexpected funding from the federal government, the Government of Nunavut’s deficit is almost 29 per cent lower than what was predicted last year. “Had we not received this federal support, I would be reporting a significantly different fiscal situation today,” Finance Minister George Hickes said in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202133 Views

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MNBC Budget adds nearly $1 Million for Community Capacity and Culture

In support of a record annual budget that includes nearly $1 million in direct funding to Métis communities, Métis Nation BC (MNBC) will undertake consultation with community Presidents in March to get their feedback on how the proposed 2021/22 budget addresses their communities’ priorities. This historic initiative marks the first time the Nation’s budget has […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202130 Views

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QIA distributes $510,000 to Sanikiluaq

Iqaluit, Nunavut – February 10, 2021 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is distributing $510,000 to Sanikiluaq, a community impacted by COVID-19. “Sanikiluaq faced active COVID-19 cases in November 2020” says QIA President P.J. Akeeagok “this support is one way to show the community that we recognize and appreciate their efforts and perseverance in stopping […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 202135 Views

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QIA distributes $731,250 to Qikiqtani Inuit Families

Iqaluit, Nunavut – February 5, 2021 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is distributing $731,250 to Qikiqtani Inuit families who received income support in December 2020. “This initiative will support those Inuit families most in need” says QIA President P.J. Akeeagok, “we are doing our part to ensure that no Inuit are left behind as […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 202143 Views

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IRC support for Elders

We are pleased to announce that Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) will once again be making a financial contribution to all Inuvialuit 60 years of age and over. Elders, facing significant limits on their activities during the COVID-19 pandemic, can use this extra financial support to access the supplies needed to stay safe and secure while […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 202136 Views

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QIA donating $10,000 to Igloolik food bank after co-op fire

Iqaluit, Nunavut – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is making an emergency contribution of $10,000.00 to the Igloolik Food Bank following this week’s fire at the community’s cooperative store. “QIA understands the essential role that cooperatives play in communities across the Qikiqtani Region,” said QIA President, P.J. Akeeagok, “we are offering this support to the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202140 Views

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QIA rolling out third round of COVID-19 initiatives: $2 million worth of investments for Inuit on Income Support, School children, and impacted communities

Iqaluit, Nunavut – December 11, 2020 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is rolling out a third round of COVID-19 initiatives aimed at helping Inuit on Income Support, school-aged children, and impacted communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. “These initiatives are designed to help feed Inuit children in schools and assist families in need with the cost […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 202044 Views

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KivIA ICS Funding phase 2 COVID 19 Response Initiative Coop Gift Cards December 8 2020

December 8, 2020 – The Kivalliq Inuit Association (KivIA) is pleased to announce its second phase of COVID-19 funding roll out plan from the additional funds it received from the Indigenous Communities Support Fund. The KivIA has formed a partnership with the Arctic Co-operatives Limited to provide gift cards to every Inuit household in the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 202062 Views

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