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Letter: Time to end the colonial era – Nunatsiaq News

Jun 16, 2021 ‘Father of Nunavut’ says road to reconciliation will be long but it needs to start somewhere The discovery of hundreds of children’s remains on the grounds of a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C. confirms what the Indigenous Peoples of Canada have been saying for a long time. That thousands of Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 20216 Views

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Legislative Assembly of Nunavut: Standing Committees Announce Schedule for Televised Hearings

IQALUIT, Nunavut (June 16, 2021) – The Legislative Assembly’s Standing Committee on Oversight of Government Operations and Public Accounts will hold a televised hearing from June 21-22, 2021, on the most recent annual report of the Representative for Children and Youth. The report can be downloaded from the following locations: https://assembly.nu.ca/sites/default/files/TD-286-5(2)-EN-RCYNU-Annual-Report-2019-20.pdf and https://rcynu.ca/sites/rcynu.ca/files/RCYO%202019-20%20Annual%20Report_E… “The standing […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 20218 Views

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Nunavut MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq says departure from Parliament not the end of her story – CBC

Jun 17, 2021 Parliamentary Protective Service responds to criticism of racial profiling Mumilaaq Qaqqaq says she keeps her parliamentary badge close every time she enters the House of Commons — just in case she has to prove who she is. The departing NDP MP says she’s been regularly stopped and questioned by the Parliamentary Protective Service (PPS) […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 20218 Views

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Caroline Wawzonek: Minister’s Address – Arctic Development Expo

June 16, 2021 It is a pleasure to address you today as part of this long running event. It would of course be far more enjoyable for each of us to be under the midnight sun in person. Instead, I have turned my mind to next year and to the message I can deliver at […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 202111 Views

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Western Premiers Focus on Health Care and Economic Recovery

Western Premiers met virtually today to discuss reopening plans, strong economic recovery, and the health of western and northern Canadians. Western Premiers noted that a great deal of work is still needed to advance reconciliation throughout Canada, and strongly reaffirmed their commitment to doing that work together with Indigenous peoples and all Canadians. The confirmation of remains […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 20218 Views

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Premier Cochrane on the re-appointment of Commissioner Margaret Thom

June 14, 2021 Premier Cochrane issued the following statement on the re-appointment of Northwest Territories Commissioner Margaret Thom: “I want to congratulate Commissioner Margaret Thom on her re-appointment as Commissioner of the Northwest Territories by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last week. “In the last 116 years, Commissioner Thom is only the third woman in the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 202112 Views

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Media Advisory: Premier Cochrane’s Itinerary for the week of June 13, 2021

Premier Cochrane’s Itinerary for the week of June 13, 2021 Issued June 11, 2021. If there are any changes, an updated version of the itinerary will be provided on June 16, 2021. Public Events and Meetings No public events or meetings are scheduled. Closed Events and Meetings The following events are closed to the media […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 202111 Views

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Congratulations on 25 years of the Tuktut Nogait Agreement

June 10th, 2021 “Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) congratulates our co-signatories Canada, the Paulatuk Community Corporation, the Paulatuk Hunters and Trappers Committee and Inuvialuit Game Council for 25 years of a successful, collaborative agreement to establish and maintain a park for and with Canada, an agreement negotiated to include a satisfactory process of joint decision-making and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 202114 Views

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Prime Minister announces the reappointments of the Commissioner of the Northwest Territories and the Administrator of Yukon

June 10, 2021 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the reappointments of Margaret M. Thom as Commissioner of the Northwest Territories and Adeline Webber as Administrator of Yukon. Ms. Thom was first appointed as Commissioner of the Northwest Territories on June 14, 2017. She had previously served as Deputy Commissioner from June 2005 until […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 202115 Views

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Pauktuutit president is hopeful for change with National Inuit Action Plan – Nunavut News

The Inuit Action Plan, released June 3, is a roadmap developed by Pauktuutit: Inuit Women of Canada and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) for ending violence against women, girls and gender-diverse people. As Inuit women experience the highest violence rates in Canada at 14 times the national average, Rebecca Kudloo, president of Pauktuutit, is happy to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 202111 Views

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