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COVID-19: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency launches Regional Relief and Recovery Fund to support local economies

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Businesses across the territories can now apply for funding under new initiative May 13, 2020 – Iqaluit, Nunavut – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in uncertainty and anxiety for businesses and their employees. Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the heart of our […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 2020394 Views

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Gitsegukla First Nation Achieves Financial Management System Certification!

Gitsegukla First Nation Achieves Financial Management System Certification! On March 27, 2020, Gitsegukla First Nation achieved Financial Management System (FMS) Certification with the First Nations Financial Management Board (FMB). This means their finance and administrative governance practices now meet FMB Standards which are based on internationally recognized standards of financial management. About Gitsegukla: Gitsegukla is […]

by pmnationtalk on May 13, 2020379 Views

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Government of the Northwest Territories Offers Rent Relief to Leaseholders

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) understands the physical distancing and isolation measures used to combat the spread of COVID-19 have created new and very real economic stress on Northwest Territories (NWT) residents, families, businesses, Indigenous governments and communities. To ease some of the burden, Shane Thompson, Minister of Lands announced the Department intends […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 2020276 Views

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NTI: Government of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response for Businesses, Non-Profit Organizations and Employees

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Government of Canada has introduced measures to help businesses, employees, non-profit organizations, individuals and communities. The Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) has prepared this information sheet to summarize available resources from the Government of Canada. For additional information, please visit the official Government of Canada website, www.canada.ca. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 2020238 Views

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Kivalliq Inuit Association launches COVID-19 Response Initiatives

RANKIN INLET, NU – April 8, 2020 – The Kivalliq Inuit Association (KivIA) is pleased to announce the launch of COVID-19 prevention initiatives for its members. Initiatives include support for its Elders, traditional activities, and support to all its members within our communities. The funds for KivIA’s COVID-19 response plan come from the Indigenous Community […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 2020359 Views

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Can Indigenous governments, organizations access federal COVID-19 relief funding? – CBC

Apr 09, 2020 Indigenous governments and organizations are major employers in the Northwest Territories, but whether they’ll have access to new federal relief programs meant to help employers and workers affected by COVID-19 is unclear. Judith Rae is a lawyer at the law firm OKT. She specializes in Indigenous governance and has spent time in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 2020256 Views

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GTC – A Message from the Grand Chief re: COVID-19 Funding

Message from Grand Chief Bobbie Jo Greenland-Morgan April 7, 2020 Good day, There have been a number of questions regarding funding related to COVID-19. The Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC) and community Designated Gwich’in Organizations (DGOs) are working hard to ensure that you have all the support you need during this time. In addition to the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 2020284 Views

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KIA allocates Funds to Support Kivalliq Inuit during the COVID-19 Pandemic

RANKIN INLET, NU – April 3, 2020 – The Kivalliq Inuit Association (KivIA) is pleased to announce the commitment of funds received through the Federal Indigenous Community Support Fund; to create and deliver three (3) temporary programs for its members. These funds were committed to support the health and wellbeing of Kivalliq Inuit and avoid […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 2020294 Views

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$12 million coming to NWT Indigenous communities to help respond to COVID-19 – CKLB News

April 1, 2020 First Nations in the Northwest Territories will be getting just over $6 million, while the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation will be receiving $5.85 million to address coronavirus concerns. That funding is part of the $305 million dollars that the federal government announced last week specifically for Indigenous communities across Canada. A spokesperson for […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 2020283 Views

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ITK Board of Directors Allocates $45 million COVID-19 Funding to Address Regional Needs

March 30, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario The Government of Canada’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Plan includes $305 million for a distinctions-based Indigenous Community Support Fund, which includes $45 million to address immediate needs for products and services in Inuit communities. Last week, members of the ITK Board of Directors unanimously agreed to direct this funding directly […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 2020238 Views

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