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Kivalliq Inuit Association launches COVID-19 Response Initiatives

RANKIN INLET, NU – April 8, 2020 – The Kivalliq Inuit Association (KivIA) is pleased to announce the launch of COVID-19 prevention initiatives for its members. Initiatives include support for its Elders, traditional activities, and support to all its members within our communities. The funds for KivIA’s COVID-19 response plan come from the Indigenous Community […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 2020378 Views

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Can Indigenous governments, organizations access federal COVID-19 relief funding? – CBC

Apr 09, 2020 Indigenous governments and organizations are major employers in the Northwest Territories, but whether they’ll have access to new federal relief programs meant to help employers and workers affected by COVID-19 is unclear. Judith Rae is a lawyer at the law firm OKT. She specializes in Indigenous governance and has spent time in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 2020272 Views

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GTC – A Message from the Grand Chief re: COVID-19 Funding

Message from Grand Chief Bobbie Jo Greenland-Morgan April 7, 2020 Good day, There have been a number of questions regarding funding related to COVID-19. The Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC) and community Designated Gwich’in Organizations (DGOs) are working hard to ensure that you have all the support you need during this time. In addition to the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 2020302 Views

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KIA allocates Funds to Support Kivalliq Inuit during the COVID-19 Pandemic

RANKIN INLET, NU – April 3, 2020 – The Kivalliq Inuit Association (KivIA) is pleased to announce the commitment of funds received through the Federal Indigenous Community Support Fund; to create and deliver three (3) temporary programs for its members. These funds were committed to support the health and wellbeing of Kivalliq Inuit and avoid […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 2020308 Views

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$12 million coming to NWT Indigenous communities to help respond to COVID-19 – CKLB News

April 1, 2020 First Nations in the Northwest Territories will be getting just over $6 million, while the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation will be receiving $5.85 million to address coronavirus concerns. That funding is part of the $305 million dollars that the federal government announced last week specifically for Indigenous communities across Canada. A spokesperson for […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 2020295 Views

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ITK Board of Directors Allocates $45 million COVID-19 Funding to Address Regional Needs

March 30, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario The Government of Canada’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Plan includes $305 million for a distinctions-based Indigenous Community Support Fund, which includes $45 million to address immediate needs for products and services in Inuit communities. Last week, members of the ITK Board of Directors unanimously agreed to direct this funding directly […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 2020253 Views

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Gwich’in Tribal Council: Request for Assistance

As you are all aware, the Covid-19 pandemic is resulting in increased assistance needed for those in isolation or high risk. Peter Clarkson, Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) Director of Regional Operations for the Beaufort Delta and Sahtu, has said “we are in desperate need of assistance to ensure we provide the needed protection of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 2020270 Views

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Tłı̨chǫ Government COVID-19 Aid

Behchokǫ̀, NT (March 27, 2020) – The Tłı̨chǫ Government has approved aid programs for Tłı̨chǫ citizens living in the Mǫwhì Gogha Dè Nı̨ı̨tłèè area in response to the global COVID-19 outbreak.  The programs are intended to protect the health and safety of Tłı̨chǫ citizens. The Tłı̨chǫ Government COVID-19 aid programs include: On-the-Land Assistance Program– The […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 2020616 Views

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Government of the Northwest Territories Releases 2020-21 Budget

Finance Minister Caroline Wawzonek released the Government of the Northwest Territories’ 2020-21 Budget, the first budget of the 19th Legislative Assembly. Total revenues of $2.19 billion are expected in 2020-21, along with total expenditures of $1.98 billion, which include departmental spending, infrastructure contributions, and other items. The 2020-21 surplus is forecast to be $203 million. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2020326 Views

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Webinar: Social Finance And Investment Readiness In Inuit Nunangat

ITK will be hosting a webinar with the McConnell Foundation to raise awareness on how the Social Finance Fund (SFF) and the Investment Readiness Program (IRP) can assist Inuit and Inuit organizations on community economic development in your region. In November 2019 in partnership with the McConnell Foundation and SLR Consulting, ITK held and hosted […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 2020326 Views

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