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The Community Development Fund awards capital to support 24 projects

31/03/2022 The Community Development Fund is being awarded to 24 community projects across the Yukon. These projects will receive a total of $621,892 in Tier 1 and Tier 2 funding. Sport Yukon is receiving funding to support the long-term sustainability of the Klondike Road Relay while the Mendenhall Community Association will improve its neighbourhood playground. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 2022140 Views

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Government of Canada investments support communities, northerners and Indigenous peoples across the Northwest Territories as they recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency News release CanNor makes key investment of over $ 3.1 million in nine NWT community infrastructure revitalization projects March 28, 2022 – Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Public spaces in communities across the territories, and across Canada, are critical for supporting the well-being of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 202246 Views

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QIA is Encouraging Qikiqtani Inuit to Apply for the Nunavut Harvesters Support Programs

Iqaluit, Nunavut, February 23, 2022 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) continues to support Qikiqtani Inuit with costs related to hunting equipment through funding under the Nunavut Harvesters Support Programs (NHSP). Qikiqtani Inuit can apply for funds under the Small Equipment, Safety Equipment, and Disaster Relief programs. Funds are still available for this fiscal year, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202264 Views

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Government of the Northwest Territories Releases 2022-23 Budget

February 22, 2022 Today, Finance Minister Caroline Wawzonek released the 2022-23 Budget, the third budget of the 19th Legislative Assembly. Total revenues of $2.3 billion are expected in 2022‑23 and total expenditures of $2.06 billion, which include spending for programs and services and infrastructure contributions. The 2022‑23 surplus is forecasted to be $131 million. Revised estimates for 2021-22 project […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202268 Views

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Iqaluit City Council Approves 2022 Budget

On Tuesday, February 15th, the Iqaluit City Council approved the 2022 Budget. “The 2022 budget will allow the City to focus on delivering high quality services and asset management, as well as the development of essential infrastructure projects. We must prepare our workforce for the challenges ahead. Changes and increases to compensation structures are included […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202270 Views

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NU Government – Income Assistance: Seniors Burial Benefit

14 February 2022 On September 1, 2021, The Department of Family Services established a Seniors Burial Benefit to help relieve some of the strain of losing a close family member by covering certain costs of the burial. Families of Nunavut residents being buried in Nunavut who are 60 years of age or older, are now […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 2022147 Views

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QIA opens COVID-19 Community Hunt Program for Applications

Effective Date: January 28, 2022 – March 15, 2022 Iqaluit, Nunavut – February 02, 2022 The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is now accepting applications for the COVID-19 Community Hunt Program. This program funds harvesting activities in the Qikiqtani Region to increase food security during the pandemic and preserve and advance Inuit harvesting culture. A one-time […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 202278 Views

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NU Government: $4 Million in COVID-19 Support for Municipalities

13 January 2022 The Government of Nunavut has allocated an additional $4 million to provide financial relief for municipalities. The funds will ensure Nunavut’s municipalities can continue to provide critical services to Nunavummiut in addition to assisting with operational costs associated with COVID-19 response efforts. In the past two years Nunavut’s municipalities have played an […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202287 Views

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GNWT: $502 million Capital Estimates Approved

December 14, 2021 Infrastructure projects play a significant role in the economic activity of the Northwest Territories. These Estimates inject money into the economy and provide business and employment opportunities for residents, while delivering the critical infrastructure the NWT needs to provide important programs and services. Members of the Legislative Assembly approved the $502 million […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 2021138 Views

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KIA unveils plans for $5.7M in COVID-19 relief money – Nunatsiaq News

Dec 13, 2021 Funding will go to food hampers, mental health programming and prize draws for vaccinated Kivalliq Inuit The Kivalliq Inuit Association is providing some relief to its members who might be struggling to get enough food by distributing $5.7 million in federal COVID-19 relief money to several community programs. The money comes from […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 202185 Views

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