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Inuit households more likely to have low income, StatsCan finds – Cabin Radio

October 13, 2021 Indigenous people living on-reserve and Inuit are more likely to have low incomes than other Canadians, a Statistics Canada report suggests. A study based on the 2016 census examined household incomes in First Nations communities and across the North. The study considered low income to mean earning less than half the median […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 20218 Views

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Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act amendment tabled in the Yukon Legislative Assembly

Minister of Justice Tracy-Anne McPhee tabled Bill No. 6 today, proposing amendments to the Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods (SCAN) Act. The SCAN Act enables the SCAN Unit to investigate complaints received from the public and take action when illegal or dangerous activity is occurring on a property that negatively affects the neighborhood. Each activity the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 20219 Views

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Whitehorse Votes: Meet the 17 candidates for city council – CBC

Oct 12, 2021 Candidates explain why they’re running, and what their priorities are One thing’s already certain about Whitehorse’s municipal election — the new city government will look a lot different than the last one. With longtime mayor Dan Curtis not running again, the city will soon have a new mayor. And there will be at […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 20217 Views

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Gwich’in Tribal Council Announces NGC President Kelly McLeod as Interim Deputy Grand Chief

INUVIK (October 12, 2021) – The Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC) is announcing that on November 1, President Kelly McLeod of the Nihtat Gwich’in Council will assume the role of Interim Deputy Grand Chief. This decision was confirmed by the GTC Board of Directors at its recent meeting in Aklavik in late September. This interim appointment […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 202110 Views

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Letter To Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Regarding NunatuKavut

Read More: https://www.itk.ca/letter-to-prime-minister-regarding-nunatukavut/ NT5

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 202117 Views

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ITK Board Of Directors Meets In Iqaluit For Hybrid, COVID-Safe Gathering

October 12, 2021 – Iqaluit, Nunavut The Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Board of Directors and Annual General Meeting Delegates met in Iqaluit from September 28-30 for their first in-person gathering since March 2020. To ensure the safety of all participants, a number of individuals, including one board member and a few delegates, joined by videoconference from […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 20219 Views

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NTI Launches Community Engagement to Inform the Co-development of Indigenous Health Legislation

(October 8, 2021 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) This week, Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) launched Nunavut specific engagement that will inform the co-development of the proposed Indigenous Health Legislation with the Government of Canada and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK). Between October and November 2021, NTI will conduct interviews, host community radio shows, meet with community wellness committees […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 202152 Views

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Boston replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day – The Post Millennial

Oct 6, 2021 On Wednesday afternoon, acting Boston Mayor Kim Jayne signed an executing order to to recognize the day formerly known as Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples Day. Janey said the order, which begins with this upcoming Monday, “is a small step in a long journey around justice in our city,” according to Boston.com. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 202186 Views

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2021 fall sitting of the Yukon Legislative Assembly to begin

The 2021 fall sitting of the 35th Yukon Legislative Assembly will begin at 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 7. Several new Bills will be tabled for debate, including: a supplementary budget Bill along with a Interim Fiscal and Economic Update for the 2021–22 fiscal year; legislation to help make home retrofits more affordable for Yukoners while […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202112 Views

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Pathways: Stories of collaboration, partnership and reconciliation magazine launched

The Government of Yukon is excited to launch the Pathways: Stories of collaboration, partnership and reconciliation magazine. This public service-led, Yukon government-wide publication highlights the work of the public service to build relationships, collaborate and advance reconciliation with First Nations. The goal of Pathways is to foster learning and growth within the Yukon government by […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 20218 Views

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