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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, 2021151 Views

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Government of Canada is investing $15 million in two new Small Craft Harbours in Nunavut

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada August 4, 2021 Iqaluit, Nunavut – Canada’s Arctic waters are essential to the livelihoods, identity and natural heritage of Inuit communities. The Government of Canada understands the need for safe and accessible harbours for hunters, subsistence harvesters, commercial fishers, and other users in the Arctic. Today in Iqaluit, Nunavut, the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202190 Views

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Media advisory: Minister of Infrastructure and Communities to make an announcement about funding for the North

From: Transport Canada Iqaluit, NUNAVUT – The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities of Canada, on behalf of the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, and the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, will make an announcement about funding for the North. The Honourable David […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202172 Views

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Pangnirtung Fisheries preps for char after a turbot season full of firsts – Nunatsiaq News

Jul 15, 2021 Hiring students, reduced shipping amid COVID-19 and buying fish heads are new territory for company PANGNIRTUNG — With turbot season wrapped up and production slowed to a halt, the Pangnirtung Fisheries plant is quieter than usual — but not for long. Within a couple of weeks, about 10 local fishermen will start […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2021101 Views

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Fort Providence plans to enter fishing industry – Cabin Radio

April 20, 2021 Fort Providence hopes to begin commercial fishing this summer, hiring residents to catch fish for processing at a newly renovated facility in the hamlet. Mike Vandell, a councillor for the Deh Gah Got’îê First Nation in Fort Providence, said: “We decided to try the fishing industry because we have a lot of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 2021104 Views

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Nunavut’s fishing industry gets $3.2 million for exploration, promotion – Nunatsiaq News

Mar 26, 2021 The federal government is putting $3.2 million into Nunavut’s fisheries. The Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, also known as CanNor, announced the new funding on Thursday. The money will be distributed to six fishing and sealing projects throughout the territory. CanNor said that some of the funding is meant for promoting Nunavut’s […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 2021124 Views

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Government of Canada supports Nunavut’s fishing and sealing industries

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency CanNor invests over $3.2 million in six projects focused on research, marketing, and training in the territory’s fishing and sealing industries March 25, 2021 – Iqaluit, Nunavut – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Nunavut’s fishing and sealing industries are key economic drivers in the territory, supporting the livelihood […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2021166 Views

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Canadian Coast Guard Confirm New Regions’ Boundaries to Improve Services to the Arctic

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Iqaluit, Nunavut – Sustainable fisheries, marine safety, and protection of the marine environment are of critical importance to Arctic communities. In 2018, Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announced the creation of stand-alone Arctic Regions to advance reconciliation, partnerships and collaboration with Inuit, First Nation and Métis Nation organizations […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 2021100 Views

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