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Kakivak Association Provides Premium Pay Benefits for Inuit Childcare Staff

June 1, 2022 This month Kakivak Association will be providing premium pay to 196 Inuit employees at 17 childcare centres in the Qikiqtani Region. The Kakivak Association Board of Directors acknowledges the challenges that the childcare staff faced with unpredictable work schedules due to changing lockdown restrictions during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Childcare staff also had […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 202246 Views

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The CIB commits $80 million towards New Atlin Hydroelectricity Expansion Project

Jun 01, 2022 Atlin – The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB), in partnership with Tlingit Homeland Energy Limited Partnership, has committed $80 million towards the Atlin Hydroelectricity Expansion project. The Tlingit Homeland Energy Limited Partnership is fully owned by the Taku River Tlingit First Nation. The expansion project is comprised of a new 9.2 megawatt hydroelectric […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 202248 Views

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Surplus budget passes as 2022 spring sitting of the Yukon Legislative Assembly concludes

28/04/2022 Today, the 2022 Spring Sitting of the Yukon Legislative Assembly concluded. During the Spring Sitting, the Government of Yukon’s 2022-23 Budget received assent along with a number of pieces of legislation. The 2022–23 Budget shows a surplus of $39.5 million and a total of $1.97 billion in spending. This includes a record capital budget […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202266 Views

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Public meeting about liquor plebiscite in Kugluktuk

The Minister of Finance will hold a plebiscite in Kugluktuk asking community members to vote on a potential change to their liquor system. The plebiscite will be held on May 16, 2022, with advanced voting on May 9, 2022. The Minister received a petition from residents of Kugluktuk requesting a plebiscite to change their current […]

by ahnationtalk on April 28, 202267 Views

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Community consultation for cannabis store in Iqaluit

26 April 2022 The Office of the Superintendent of Licensing has received an application to open an Enclosed Cannabis Store in Iqaluit from Higher Experience Inc. The proposed location of the cannabis store is 760 Queen Elizabeth Way and the proposed hours for the store are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day except Tuesdays […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 202276 Views

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QIA Completes Funding Allocation to Amaruq HTA

Iqaluit, Nunavut, April 19, 2022. The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) has concluded funding installments with the Amaruq Hunters and Trappers Association (HTA) in Iqaluit. These funds, totalling $100K, were dedicated to the purchase and distribution of country food to local community members, using money received from the Government of Canada’s Indigenous Community Support Fund (ICSF) […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 202265 Views

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Minister Vandal highlights Budget 2022 investments in good jobs, clean air and a strong economy in Northwest Territories

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency April 14, 2022 – Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Today, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan and Minister for CanNor, and Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, highlighted good jobs, clean air and a strong economy in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 202283 Views

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Minister Vandal announces Budget 2022 housing investments in Nunavut

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada April 13, 2022 — Iqaluit, Nunavut — Crown–Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Today, the Minister of Northern Affairs, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, announced new federal investments in housing. Through Budget 2022: A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable, the Government of Canada makes […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 202267 Views

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The Honourable Daniel Vandal highlights jobs and growth investments, and cutting taxes for small businesses in Budget 2022

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency April 12, 2022 – Iqaluit, Nunavut – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Through Budget 2022: A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable, the Government of Canada makes targeted and responsible investments to create good jobs, grow our economy, and build a Canada where nobody gets […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 202259 Views

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GN welcomes investments in housing and in 2022 federal budget

Iqaluit, Nunavut (April 8, 2022) – Nunavut Premier, P.J. Akeeagok and Finance Minister, Lorne Kusugak, welcome Canada’s investments in housing for Nunavut through their 2022 Budget, “A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable”, presented yesterday by the federal government’s Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland. “The 2022 federal budget which has been dubbed, the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 202255 Views

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