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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, 202286 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, 2022169 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, 202292 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, 202297 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, 2021151 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, 202198 Views

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KIA is very pleased to announce the ICS Phase 4 funding projects Dec 10 2021

December 10, 2021 Phase 4 Indigenous Communities Support Funding COVID RELIEF PROJECT NOVEMBER 2021 TO MARCH 31, 2022 The Kivalliq Inuit Association (KIA) is very pleased to announce that will be receiving additional dollars from the Federal Government and through the Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) for Phase 4 Indigenous Communities Support Fund (ICS Fund) for […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 2021174 Views

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PSA: QIA relaunches Emergency Vouchers for Elders Program

December 9th, 2021 The Qikiqtani Inuit Association’s initiative to help Elders during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will be reopened thanks to new funds made available through the Indigenous Communities Support Fund. The Emergency Grocery Vouchers for Elders is now available from December 14, 2021, to March 22, 2022. This initiative also supports Qikiqtani Inuit who […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 2021111 Views

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GNWT: More Grubstake Funding for 2021

For the second year in a row, the GNWT is providing a top-up for grubstake payments to offset the impacts of COVID-19. Regular grubstake payments were made in September 2021, and ENR is now offering a second round of payments to support trappers this season. The Trapper’s Grubstake Program helps trappers offset some of the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 202196 Views

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IRC providing funds to each beneficiary

Given the ongoing challenges brought about by the COVID-19 Pandemic – and recognizing the need for continued support in all of our communities, please note that the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation will be providing each beneficiary with a $200 COVID support payment. To ensure the rapid delivery of these payments, and to ensure that all Beneficiaries receive these payments in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2021103 Views

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