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Protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge a priority for Prime Minister Trudeau and President Biden

Protection of the calving grounds of the Porcupine caribou herd identified as part of the “Roadmap for a Renewed U.S.-Canada Partnership (Old Crow, Yukon, Canada –February 24, 2021) Vuntut Gwitchin Government is commending yesterdays’s acknowledgment by Prime Minister Trudeau and President Biden of the importance of cross border cooperation in protecting the Arctic National Wildlife […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 20216 Views

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Nunavut budget prioritizes health, education – Nunatsiaq News

Feb 24, 2021 The Government of Nunavut is proposing to bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic by boosting spending on health, education and family services. Finance Minister George Hickes revealed highlights from his proposed 2021-22 operating budget Tuesday in the legislative assembly. “Investing in our health is more important now than ever,” he said during […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 20216 Views

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Historic memorabilia Repatriated to CYFN

A framed original poster of the cover of Together Today for our Children Tomorrow was recently returned to its original home at CYFN this week, immediately following the Feb. 14th anniversary of the presentation of Together Today for our Children Tomorrow to Prime Minister Trudeau in 1973. The piece was repatriated by way of a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202121 Views

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Intergovernmental Meeting between Kátł’odeeche First Nation and the Government of the Northwest Territories

Yellowknife (February 19, 2021) – Premier Caroline Cochrane, Minister Diane Archie, Minister R.J. Simpson, Minister Shane Thompson, Minister Caroline Wawzonek and Minister Julie Green met Chief April Martel and Councillors Peter Sabourin and Joyce Studney of the Kátł’odeeche First Nation (KFN) virtually on Thursday, February 18, 2021. The meeting focused on areas of mutual interest, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202142 Views

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25 years of peace and cooperation – Highlights from the Arctic Frontiers panel

On the occasion of the Arctic Council’s anniversary, the Arctic Frontiers 2021 virtual conference hosted a high-level dialogue on the Council’s track record of 25 years of successful circumpolar cooperation on 3rd February. On the panel were the current Chair of the Arctic Council, Iceland’s Foreign Minister Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson, the Norwegian Foreign Minister, Ine […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202116 Views

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CYFN – Seeking Applicants: Boards & Committees

Read More: https://cyfn.ca/seeking-applicants-boards-committees/ NT5

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202130 Views

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Julie Green: Bi-Weekly Media Event

Good morning and thank you, Premier Cochrane. I would like to begin with a brief update on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in the Northwest Territories. As of February 15, we have delivered 13,578 first doses and fully vaccinated 579 residents against COVID-19. The NWT is still leading the country in the delivery of first doses. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 202116 Views

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NT Government: Ministerial Activities Advisory for the week of February 16-22, 2021

February 15, 2021 Ministerial Travel Please note that travel schedules may change with little or no notice. This schedule is accurate as of February 15, 2021 Paulie Chinna and Julie Green will be attending the Seniors Centre Grand Opening on February 16 in Fort Good Hope. Paulie Chinna will be meeting with Imperial Oil on […]

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 202121 Views

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R.J. Simpson: Aurora College Transformation Update

Mr. Speaker, when this Government committed to establishing a polytechnic university we did so with the promise that we would be transparent in the process. Guided by the NWT Post-Secondary Education Framework, there were a number of key documents released last fall that explain the process of transformation and those documents, the Implementation Plan and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 202123 Views

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Covid-19 economic downturn hurting Indigenous men, Nokleby says – Northern News Services

February 11, 2021 Amid January job gains for women, Industry minister concedes that ‘further attention’ may be needed in shrinking traditional male sectors Great Slave MLA Katrina Nokleby questioned on Wednesday whether the NWT’s rising employment rate is bringing women and Indigenous people into the workforce, particularly Indigenous men. In the legislative assembly, Nokleby cited […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 202118 Views

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