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Supreme Court upholds First Nation election requirement, rules that Charter applies – Thorold Today

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada is upholding a rule that requires members of a Yukon First Nation to live in its community should they want to serve on its council. Cindy Dickson had been fighting in the courts to have that requirement declared unconstitutional because it means council members must move back to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 202417 Views

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Karetakers, North Baffin Eskimos, take top spots at Terence Tootoo hockey tournament – Nunatsiaq News

Mar 27, 2024 The Karetakers and North Baffin Eskimos were the champs of this year’s Terence Tootoo Memorial Hockey Tournament in Rankin Inlet. The ‘B’ division averted a three-peat when North Baffin toppled Team Todd from its win streak during the finals on March 24. Last year’s ‘A’ division champions, Team Tootoo, came back with […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 202435 Views

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Program supports transition away from diesel fuel for electricity and heating by supporting and funding renewable energy technologies such as solar, wind, hydroelectricity, and biomass heating – Canadian Biomass Magazine

March 26, 2024 The federal government is kicking in $2.8 million to help build an electricity transmission line that would connect Manitoba’s power grid to the Kivalliq region of Nunavut. Led by Nukik, an Inuit-owned corporation, the Kivalliq Hydro-Fibre Link proposes to build a 1,200 kilometre, 150 megawatt transmission line with fibre-optic cabling. This project […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 202421 Views

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Starting a family ‘a great motivator’ for new Inuvik plumber – Cabin Radio

March 25, 2024 After more than seven years working for private plumbing companies throughout the North, an Inuvik resident has launched his own business: Aurora Plumbing and Heating. Ben Squirrell grew up in Hay River and moved to Inuvik in 2021. While he has another full-time job, he says he has approval to begin a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 202417 Views

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Igloolik welcomes Arctic Winter Games athletes home – Nunatsiaq News

Mar 22, 2024 SLIDESHOW: Joelie Satuqsi shows his silver medal; Annie-Rose Hanniliaq already planning for 2026 Games Igloolik welcomed athletes home Monday from the 2024 Arctic Winter Games, which wrapped up on March 16. The Winter Games brought participants from seven Arctic regions to Alaska’s Mat-Su Valley region for a week of competition in a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 202417 Views

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Like two worlds colliding,’ a book of treaties and time – Cabin Radio

March 22, 2024 A new book, We Are a River, uses reporters’ images of Treaty 11 anniversary events to explore how Dene people – and non-Indigenous people – understand the treaty. The book is authored by Shutoatine broadcaster and former chief Paul Andrew alongside longtime northerner and former land claims negotiator Patrick Scott. It draws […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 202416 Views

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Nunavut Housing Corp. launches line to check up on work orders – Nunatsiaq News

Mar 21, 2024 Toll-free number allows people to get non-emergency info The Nunavut Housing Corporation has launched a non-emergency phone number to make it easier to get information from the corporation and local housing authorities. The organization announced the number this week in a news release. The new Housing Contact Line is available toll-free at […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 202420 Views

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Rankin Inlet braces for big hockey week as Terence Tootoo Memorial returns – Nunatsiaq News

Mar 20, 2024 Potential three-peat in the ‘B’ division and a wide open ‘A’ division in this year’s tournament, co-chair says A potential three-peat in the ‘B’ division and a tight competition in the ‘A’ division highlight this year’s Terence Tootoo Memorial hockey tournament in Rankin Inlet. “The fans are always excited,” said Troy Aksalnik, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 202422 Views

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Behchokǫ̀ kids build homes for four-legged friends – CBC

Mar 20, 2024 Tłı̨chǫ Animal Care Society also wants to help spay, neuter, and vaccinate Tłı̨chǫ dogs Bear, a dog N.W.T. residents would describe as a “northern special” in Behchokǫ̀, is getting a dog house that matches his bark — loud. The house’s insulated walls are painted blue, pink, teal and orange. The legs that lift it off […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 202426 Views

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Yukon education department pauses controversial change to educational assistant allocation process – CBC

Mar 20, 2024 Education minister, who previously defended the change, says department now wants to ‘hear our partners’ The Yukon education department has paused a controversial change to how it allocates educational assistants after backlash from local organizations. Education Minister Jeanie McLean sent a letter to the Yukon Association of Education Professionals (YAEP) announcing the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 202422 Views

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