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N.W.T. candidates listen up: Yellowknife teens have something to say – CBC

They’re not yet old enough to vote, but high school students in Yellowknife want their issues known September 13, 2019 Ahead of the Oct. 1 Northwest Territories election, CBC News spoke to high school students in Yellowknife about the issues that matter to them, and what adults don’t understand about their cohort. Clear themes emerged. […]

by pnationtalk on September 13, 2019406 Views

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ITK Board Of Directors And Annual General Meetings Conclude In Rankin Inlet, NU

September 12, 2019, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut – The Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Board of Directors advanced national Inuit priorities through a series of decisions and roundtable discussions during meetings in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, this week. During the Board of Directors meeting from Sept 10-11, Directors determined regional allocations for federal Inuit-specific investments on early learning and […]

by pnationtalk on September 13, 2019325 Views

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ITK launches new Inuit health survey – Nunatsiaq News

September 12, 2019 Survey to take place every five years in all four regions starting in 2021 A new Inuit health survey will take place throughout Inuit Nunangat in 2021, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami announced today. ITK launched the survey, called Qanuippitaa?, at their annual general meeting in Rankin Inlet. The survey will be developed and […]

by pnationtalk on September 13, 2019363 Views

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QEC awards 2019 Laura Ulluriaq Gauthier Scholarship

IQALUIT, Nunavut (September 12, 2019) – Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) is pleased to announce that Anchaleena Mandal of Iqaluit has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the Laura Ulluriaq Gauthier Scholarship. Anchaleena is a Doctor of Medicine student in the Queen’s University Accelerated Route to Medical School program and continues to develop competencies in Inuktitut […]

by pnationtalk on September 13, 2019283 Views

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Nunavut Celebrates Embrace Life Day

September 10, 2019 On Embrace Life Day, the Department of Health encourages Nunavummiut to take time and enjoy activities supporting mental health and wellness. Our mental health is as important as our physical health. Self-care and positive coping skills can improve our mental health. Healthy activities include spending time with family and friends, enjoying time […]

by pnationtalk on September 10, 2019292 Views

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Re-focused Nunavut Teacher Education Program to strengthen Inuit language and culture in schools

Iqaluit, Nunavut (September 10, 2019) – The first initiative of the 10-Year Strategic Partnership between Nunavut Arctic College (NAC) and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) is the delivery of a re-focused Nunavut Teacher Education Program (NTEP), beginning last week in several Nunavut communities. The re-focused NTEP replaces the previous NTEP and is based on recommendations from […]

by pnationtalk on September 10, 2019353 Views

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Elections Nunavut: Municipal Election October 28, 2019

September 09, 2019 Mayor, Council and members of a District Education Authority (DEA) Declarations of Candidacy will be accepted Sept 23-27. Municipal Election Day is Oct 28, 2019. More information on becoming a candidate for Mayor and Councillor can be found here. More information on becoming a member of a  DEA can be found here. NT5

by pnationtalk on September 10, 2019385 Views

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Boil Water Advisory – Arviat

September 09, 2019 The Department of Health is issuing a boil water advisory for the Hamlet of Arviat. This is a precautionary measure due to unsatisfactory test results. During a boil water advisory, all water for consumption must be brought to a rolling boil for a minimum of one full minute. It is essential that all water […]

by pnationtalk on September 10, 2019339 Views

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Yukon Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Action Plan released today

September 09, 2019 The Government of Yukon and the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Interagency Advisory Committee are releasing a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Action Plan for Yukon on World FASD Awareness Day. The Yukon FASD Action Plan is a response to the need for a coordinated approach to address the issue of FASD in Yukon. […]

by pnationtalk on September 10, 2019426 Views

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NU Government: Cabinet wraps up mid-term retreat

IQALUIT, Nunavut (September 9, 2019) – Nunavut’s cabinet completed their mid-term retreat in Arviat last week, with renewed vision and objectives for the successful implementation of Turaaqtavut. “We are a united executive council, with clear goals and strong ideas for Nunavut. We are now close to halfway through our mandate, and we remain committed to accountability […]

by pnationtalk on September 10, 2019358 Views

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