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Statement from Premier Pillai on visit from UK Consul General Thomas Codrington

April 23, 2024 Premier Ranj Pillai has issued the following statement: “Yesterday, I had the privilege of meeting with United Kingdom Consul General Thomas Codrington as part of his visit to the Yukon. “During our conversation, I highlighted key priority areas for the Government of Yukon, including infrastructure to support our mining sector, clean and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 20244 Views

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Ministerial Activities Advisory for the week of April 23-29

April 22, 2024 Ministerial Travel Please note that travel schedules may change with little or no notice. This schedule is accurate as of April 22. Minister Kuptana will be participating in the signing of the Collaborative Agreement on Housing with the Gwich’in Tribal Council in Inuvik on April 23. Minister Wawzonek will be participating in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 20247 Views

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Privacy commissioner wants Nunavut government to be more proactive about changes to mail system – CBC

Apr 18, 2024 Government should tell employees to update their addresses by Oct. 31 The Nunavut government needs to be more proactive in updating its own employee’s addresses to prevent mail from falling into the wrong hands in Iqaluit, according to report from the territory’s information and privacy commissioner. Graham Steele’s report, released Tuesday, looked at […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 20249 Views

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Premier Simpson reacts to the 2024 federal budget

April 17, 2024 Premier R.J. Simpson today issued the following statement: “Yesterday, the Government of Canada unveiled the 2024 Federal Budget, and my response is one of commitment – commitment to partnership, collaboration, and the residents of the Northwest Territories (NWT). “The NWT’s engagement in this year’s federal budget process was different than last year’s […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 20246 Views

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NTI criticizes federal budget shortfalls in education funding, among other issues – NNSL Media

NTI still looks forward to collaborating with federal government on several announced initiatives Despite huge disappointment with the federal budget announcement on April 16, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) has indicated that it still looks forward to collaborating with the federal government on several initiatives. A huge disparity remains between what Canada announced with its 2024 […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 20248 Views

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Nunavut eager for details on federal budget investments in housing and Arctic infrastructure

April 17, 2024 Iqaluit, Nunavut  – Nunavut Premier P.J. Akeeagok and Finance Minister Lorne Kusugak say the Government of Nunavut is awaiting details on funding announced today in the 2024-25 federal budget for housing, green energy and infrastructure related to Canada’s sovereignty and security in the Arctic. “Budget 2024-2025’s announcement of green energy and multi-use […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 202412 Views

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Monfwi MLA concerned ‘a lot of trust has been broken’ between RCMP and Indigenous women – NNSL

April 16, 2024 Monfwi MLA Jane Weyallon Armstrong is concerned that there is a growing rift between Indigenous women and members of the RCMP. “There’s not enough trust,” she told NNSL Media on April 9. “A lot of trust has been broken.” Weyallon Armstrong, who represents the four Tlicho communities of Behchoko, Whati, Gameti and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 202411 Views

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NTI President Aluki Kotierk Elected Vice-Chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

(April 15, 2024 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Today the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) announced that Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) President Aluki Kotierk has been elected to the position of Vice-Chair for the UNPFII. President Kotierk has been a member of the UNPFII since January 1, 2023, and her current appointment runs to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 202411 Views

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Media Advisory – Ministerial Activities Advisory for the week of April 16-22

April 15, 2024 Ministerial Travel Please note that travel schedules may change with little or no notice. This schedule is accurate as of April 12. There is no travel scheduled for this period. Meetings and Appearances Please note that event organizers may have attendance restrictions­­­ for their event. Contact organizers for more information. Minister Cleveland […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 202412 Views

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Premier Pillai attends Arctic Encounter Symposium in Anchorage

Citizens of the Yukon and Alaska share an extensive common border, strong social and Indigenous ties, and shared economic interests. As part of the Government of Yukon and the Government of Alaska’s commitment to work closely together on matters of joint concern and mutual interest, Premier Ranj Pillai attended the Arctic Encounter Symposium in Anchorage […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 202413 Views

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