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QIA adjusts the $2.65M Qikiqtani Family Support Initiative to deliver benefits to more Qikiqtani families

Iqaluit, Nunavut – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is adjusting the Qikiqtani Family Support Initiative to assist more Inuit during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds can be used by Qikiqtani families for harvesting, purchasing groceries, and sewing. In 24 hours QIA received more than 2,000 applications for this important initiative, a record for our programs. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 2020177 Views

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QIA introduces the $2.65M Qikiqtani Family Support Initiative part of ongoing COVID-19 response plan

Iqaluit, Nunavut – November 4, 2020 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is accepting application for the new Qikiqtani Family Support Initiative to assist Inuit during the COVID-19 pandemic. QIA is allocating an additional $2.65 million to mitigate the impact of the pandemic on Qikiqtani families. Each household is eligible for a $1,500 grant. The funds […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 2020178 Views

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Government of Canada launches second call for proposals for Arctic and Northern transportation infrastructure projects under the National Trade Corridors Fund

From: Transport Canada October 23, 2020            Ottawa, Ontario            Transport Canada The quality of Canada’s transportation infrastructure and the efficiency of the country’s trade corridors are key to the success of Canadian companies in the global marketplace and vital for connecting communities. The Government of Canada is committed to serving Canadians through the ongoing challenge of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 2020219 Views

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NTI Launches the Uqqujjait Innarnut – Elders Support Program

(October 22, 2020, Cambridge Bay, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) today launched the Uqqujjait Innarnut – Elders Support Program and urges eligible Inuit to apply. All eligible Nunavut Inuit Elders born on December 31, 1955 or earlier will receive a minimum monthly support of $120. “With this program, we recognize the important role of Elders’ […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 2020164 Views

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QIA launches project to support Inuit dog team owners

Iqaluit, Nunavut – October 8, 2020 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Qikiqtani Qimuksiqtiit Project (QQP) designed to assist Qikiqtani Inuit with the maintenance of their dog teams. This three-year pilot program provides funding to Qikiqtani Inuit who are established qimmiit practitioners. Each eligible applicant will receive […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 2020216 Views

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Yukon First Nations use Gas Tax Fund to support local infrastructure priorities

Five Yukon First Nations have projects underway or completed around the territory with an investment of over $1.42 million of their portions of the federal Gas Tax Fund. Infrastructure priorities include a new water truck and a sewer truck purchased by the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation will provide improved and essential delivery of clean drinking […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 2020388 Views

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Yukon projects receive support from the Community Development Fund

Twenty-five community projects from across Yukon are receiving a total of $815,597 in Tier 1 and Tier 2 funding through the Community Development Fund. Funding recipients include the Dawson City Yukon University campus to provide a program on recreation, culture and leisure event planning. The full list of recipients can be found below. The Community […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 2020306 Views

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Government of Canada extends time limits to pay rent for mineral leases in Nunavut and grants rent relief

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada August 13, 2020 — Ottawa, ONTARIO — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is taking significant action through Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan to support Canadians and protect jobs during the global pandemic. Canada recognizes that the minerals sector is essential to the economic […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 2020325 Views

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On the Land Funds Offered from IRC for the Summer Season

August 04, 2020 Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) has been successful in securing a limited amount of funding to distribute to individuals and families in the region for a one-time continuation of On the Land (OTL). If your household is going on the land during the summer months and would like to apply for funding to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 2020375 Views

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GNWT announces an extension to Income Assistance COVID-19 Relief Measures

Today the Minister of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE), R.J. Simpson, announced the extension of all Income Assistance (IA) COVID-19 relief measures currently in place. Under Income Security Programs, the IA program at the Department of Education, Culture and Employment provides financial assistance to residents, including seniors and persons with disabilities, aged 19 years or […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 2020328 Views

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