North of 60 NationTalk

    You can use your smart phone to browse stories in the comfort of your hand. Simply browse this site on your smart phone.

    Using an RSS Reader you can access most recent stories and other feeds posted on this network.

    SNetwork Recent Stories

S Fisheries

IndigenousText

Inshore Rescue Boat station in Rankin Inlet opens for the season

From: Canadian Coast Guard June 29, 2022 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – The Canadian Coast Guard’s Inshore Rescue Boat  station in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut is now open for the season. The station is crewed by Indigenous members hired and trained by the Canadian Coast Guard under Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan. The Inshore Rescue Boat program provides hands-on […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 202212 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

New small craft harbour will improve safety and bring economic benefits to Clyde River

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada June 21, 2022 The Government of Canada understands the need for safe and accessible harbours for hunters, harvesters, commercial fishers, and others in the Arctic. The federal government is committed to working with communities in Nunavut to deliver infrastructure that improves lives and helps to build stronger communities. Today the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2022103 Views

Read More
IndigenousAudio

The Government of Canada continues to support Nunavut’s fishing industry

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency News release CanNor is investing over $2.4 million toward three projects supporting research, training and marketing June 16, 2022 Fishing and sealing have been woven in Inuit tradition and culture for generations, and its industries are a cornerstone of Nunavut’s economy, providing jobs for Inuit and spurring economic growth […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 202219 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

Gahcho Kué mine and Government of the Northwest Territories partner on bridge project to restore fish habitat

May 26, 2022 The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is partnering with Gahcho Kué Mine to build a bridge at the Redknife River crossing on the Mackenzie Highway that will restore fish passage for migratory species. In this unique and mutually beneficial partnership, Gahcho Kué will contribute $9.5 million, with the GNWT pledging the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 202219 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

Arctic Aerial Surveillance leads to significant penalties of $35,000 for Captain of a Nunavut Fishing Vessel

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada May 16, 2022 On Friday April 22, 2022 the Nunavut Court of Justice sentenced George Hudson  who pleaded guilty to violations under the Fisheries Act.  The Honourable Justice Bonnie Tulloch ordered that the fishing vessel captain pay $35,000 within 6 months. An investigation was triggered when fishery officers from Fisheries […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 202229 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

NWMB-NMRWB Joint Written Public Hearing to consider the 2022/23 Total Allowable Catch levels for Northern and Striped shrimp in the Western and Eastern Assessment Zone

THE PURPOSE of the Joint Written Public Hearing of the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB) and Nunavik Marine Region Wildlife Board (NMRWB, collectively Boards) is to consider Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Request for Decision to the Boards (Request) seeking recommendations and decisions on total allowable catch levels for northern and striped shrimp in the Eastern […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 202242 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

Canadian Coast Guard Completes 2021 Arctic Operational Season

From: Canadian Coast Guard December 21, 2021 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – The Canadian Coast Guard completed its 2021 Arctic operational season on November 20, 2021. A total of eight icebreakers deployed to the Arctic this year, including a maiden voyage by the CCGS Jean Goodwill, the second of three medium interim icebreakers acquired by the Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 202169 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Nunavut Inuit suing feds over fishing licence allocations to Mi’kmaw company – CBC

Sep 23, 2021 Nunavut fishers pushing for proportionate amount of quotas off its shores Inuit in Nunavut are suing the federal government over a decision to hand over a sizeable portion of fishing licences off Nunavut’s coast to a coalition of Mi’kmaw First Nations in Atlantic Canada. In a lawsuit filed earlier this month, Nunavut […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202179 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

Canadian Coast Guard Inshore Rescue Boat North Finishes Summer Season

From: Canadian Coast Guard September 22, 2021 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – The Canadian Coast Guard’s Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB) station in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut completed its fourth season of providing maritime search and rescue services on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. In the North, the IRB program is operated by Indigenous post-secondary students, trained by the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202175 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

Funding announced for pilot Inuit Stewardship program in Sanikiluaq

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada August 13, 2021 Iqaluit, Nunavut – Oceans are vital to the livelihoods of communities across Canada. We’ve made tremendous strides in protecting our oceans, by working with provinces, territories, Indigenous peoples, and other marine stakeholders. In less than five years, Canada has progressed from less than one percent to almost […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 2021142 Views

Read More

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More