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Government of Canada launches Northern Food Innovation Challenge

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency CanNor has launched a pan-Canadian challenge which focuses on adapting innovative strategies to improve food security in the territories January 26, 2021 – Iqaluit, Nunavut – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Food security has long been an issue in the North due to the isolation of many communities, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202110 Views

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GTC Meets with GNWT – January 22, 2021

Yellowknife (January 22, 2021) – Premier Caroline Cochrane, Minister Diane Archie, Minister R.J. Simpson, Minister Shane Thompson, Minister Caroline Wawzonek , Minister Paulie Chinna and Minister Julie Green met with Grand Chief Ken Smith, Deputy Grand Chief Kristine McLeod, and board members Doug Wilson Sr., Angela Koe Blake, Mavis Clark, Michael Greenland, Danny Greenland, Elder […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 20218 Views

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Wealthy couple chartered a plane to the Yukon, took vaccines meant for Indigenous elders, authorities said – Washington Post

Jan. 26, 2021 Located deep in Canada’s Yukon, the remote community of Beaver Creek is home to only about 100 people, most of them members of the White River First Nation. So when an unfamiliar couple who claimed to work at a local motel showed up at a mobile clinic to receive coronavirus vaccines, it […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202110 Views

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Two new cases of COVID-19 in Arviat

Iqaluit, Nunavut (January 25, 2021) – Today, Nunavut has two new cases of COVID-19, both in Arviat. There are now 17 active cases in the territory. All individuals are asymptomatic, doing well and are isolating. This cluster involves multiple households. Contact tracing in the community is ongoing and public health staff are monitoring everyone in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202113 Views

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COVID-19 resurfaces in Arviat with caseload rising to 17 – Nunatsiaq News

The Government of Nunavut announced two new cases of COVID-19 in Arviat Monday, bringing the hamlet’s total number of cases to 17. Monday is the fourth consecutive day new COVID-19 cases have been reported. The new outbreak comes after nearly a month of no new cases being detected in the entire territory. During Monday’s COVID-19 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202112 Views

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Tune in Tomorrow for CKLB’s Saturday Request Show Sponsored by the GNWT to Kick Off the “Dear Fort Liard” Campaign

January 22, 2021 The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and CKLB Radio are teaming up on a campaign called ‘Dear Fort Liard’. This campaign is about people across the territory offering support to friends and family in the community of Fort Liard who have been faced with challenges as they work together to mitigate […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202146 Views

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One new case of COVID-19 in Arviat

Iqaluit, Nunavut (January 22, 2021) – Today, Nunavut is announcing one active case of COVID-19 in Arviat, the territory’s first new case since December 28, 2020. The individual is asymptomatic, doing well and is isolating. Contact tracing is underway. “The positive result was part of follow-up surveillance testing in response to the outbreak,” said Dr. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202116 Views

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Governments of Canada and Yukon announce significant investment to improve patient care

From: Canadian Institutes of Health Research New unit will support research that addresses the priorities of patients and caregivers in the territory January 21, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Canadians benefit from a health care system that is informed by research evidence—and by the voices of patients and caregivers. That […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202117 Views

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‘I’ll cry with you, laugh with you’: Finding hope through traditional Indigenous healing – TVO

At Misiway Milopemahtesewin, in Timmins, counselling is grounded in traditional teachings — helping people process a shared set of traumas and reconnect with their cultures Jan 21, 2021 Jules Tapas is telling a story about how his younger brother once shot him with a rifle after a particularly nasty fight. “I died twice that night,” […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 20219 Views

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Passenger on inbound flight to Iqaluit confirmed negative

Iqaluit, Nunavut (January 20, 2021) – Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Mike Patterson today released the following statement: “Today at approximately 3 p.m., I was informed that tests given to the passenger from Ottawa earlier today have come back negative, confirming the original test result was a false positive. All passengers on today’s flight FAB101 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 20219 Views

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