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GNWT’s Disaster Assistance Policy to be applied in NWT communities and surrounding areas

August 31, 2023 The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) will be applying the Disaster Assistance Policy (DAP) for communities and surrounding areas in the Northwest Territories where widespread property or infrastructure damage has been experienced and recovery efforts are required. Specifically, these communities include: Behchokǫ̀; Enterprise; Fort Smith; Hay River; Kátł’odeeche First Nation; Yellowknife […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202397 Views

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N.W.T. says no financial aid for evacuees who organized own travel, accommodations – CBC

Aug 21, 2023 N.W.T. fire information officer says situation could stretch on for weeks The N.W.T. government will not be offering financial support to evacuees who found their own accommodations, nor does it intend to help cover travel costs for people who left in their own vehicles, a spokesman for the territorial government says. People who relied […]

by ahnationtalk on August 22, 202383 Views

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Important information about the Evacuee Income Disruption Support Program (EIDS)

August 21, 2023 The Evacuee Income Disruption Support (EIDS) program assists NWT residents who have lost employment income during extended evacuation periods. It provides financial support to adults 17+ whose employment has been disrupted by an evacuation lasting more than seven days. Eligible residents will receive a one-time payment of $750. The GNWT will begin […]

by ahnationtalk on August 22, 202376 Views

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N.W.T. premier says no commitment from Trudeau on financial assistance for evacuees – CBC

Aug 20, 2023 Caroline Cochrane says bill from the wildfires will be high and will require significant assistance The prime minister has not committed financial assistance to the residents who have been displaced from the Northwest Territories as a result of wildfire evacuation orders, according to the premier. A wildfire burning out of control northwest […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 202367 Views

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GNWT announces improvements to Income Assistance Program and introduces Income Assistance Program for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

August 8, 2023 The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) committed to providing better supports to help residents develop greater financial security so that they can participate in community life and share in the opportunities available throughout the Northwest Territories (NWT). To support this commitment, the GNWT has made significant improvements to the Income Assistance […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 202381 Views

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Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Federal Funding Announcement

July 24th, 2023 IRC Chair and CEO Duane Ningaqsiq Smith joined leaders from the other Inuit regions at the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Board of Directors meeting in Ottawa on July 13th. During that meeting the ITK Board divided several important federal funding pots: Inuit TB Strategy: IRC will receive $832,680.00 to support the Tumihiuqtuq Initiative, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 202374 Views

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Recovery funding now available for Yukoners affected by Klondike Valley flooding

30/06/2023 Today, the Government of Yukon launched the 2023 Flood Recovery Funding Program for the Klondike Valley. The program provides financial assistance to Yukoners for uninsured damages to their property and possessions caused by recent flooding in the Klondike Valley. Eligible residents, farmers and business owners can access funding through three streams: Housing: Financial assistance […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 2023122 Views

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Additional funding bolsters Yukon First Nations-led wildfire risk reduction

07/06/2023 The Government of Yukon and the Government of Canada are partnering to enhance community wildfire prevention across the territory. This includes a new $700,000 investment from the Government of Canada towards Yukon First Nations-led FireSmart projects delivered through Indigenous Services Canada’s Emergency Management Assistance Program. The Government of Yukon is contributing $850,000 towards FireSmart […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 2023108 Views

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GN seeking part-time contract liquor and cannabis inspectors

05 June 2023 The Department of Finance is seeking part-time liquor and cannabis inspectors on a contract basis in Cambridge Bay and Rankin Inlet. Liquor and cannabis inspectors ensure licensed premises and special occasion permit holders comply with the provisions of Nunavut’s Liquor Act, Cannabis Act and Regulations. The work of a liquor and cannabis […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 202391 Views

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Government of Nunavut failing to protect vulnerable children and youth

Iqaluit, 30 May 2023—A report from Auditor General Karen Hogan tabled today in the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut concludes that the Department of Family Services failed to protect vulnerable children and support families, front line workers, and communities, and that the Department of Health and the Department of Human Resources have not provided needed support and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202389 Views

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