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Call for Nominations – Nunavut Trust Board of Trustee’s

The Kivalliq Inuit Association (KIA) is seeking nominations to fill an appointed position within the Nunavut Trust Board of Trustee’s. This position will be for a Three (3) Year Term ending July 31, 2027. The Trustee’s handle the overall management & administrative responsibilities defined in the Nunavut Trust Deed, including the determination of the overall […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202414 Views

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GN announces significant salary increase for NEU, excluded and senior management employees

May 31, 2024 Iqaluit, Nunavut (May 31, 2024) – Today, Minister of Human Resources David Akeeagok announced a significant salary increase that will affect the majority of Government of Nunavut (GN) employees. Effective September 30, 2024, GN employees in the Nunavut Employees Union (NEU), excluded and senior management groups will receive a nine percent (9%) […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202415 Views

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Lesa Semmler: Opening of Łıwegǫ̀atı Building

Mr. Speaker, the 20th Legislative Assembly has made access to health care one of our top priorities. I am happy to share that as of today May 30th, the Łıwegǫ̀atı building is open to the public. Quality health and social services for patients and clients from this building supports the new campus of care model […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202420 Views

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Caroline Wawzonek: Indigenous Recruitment and Retention Framework, and Indigenous Employment Plans

Mr. Speaker, increasing Indigenous representation in the public service has long been a goal of the Legislative Assembly. Indigenous under-representation within the public service is a complex and multi-dimensional issue and requires a variety of actions to address, from changes to policy and programming, to increasing resources and training opportunities. Historically, Mr. Speaker, the efforts […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202417 Views

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Lesa Semmler: Non-Insured Health Benefits Agreement with Canada

Mr. Speaker, I want to provide the House with an update on negotiations and discussions with the Government of Canada on the delivery of the federal Non-Insured Health Benefits program. This is a national program available to eligible First Nations and Inuit residents. In the NWT, portions of the program are administered by the GNWT […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 202419 Views

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Caroline Wawzonek: NWT Airport Improvement Projects

Mr. Speaker, transportation infrastructure projects play an important role in the economic landscape of the Northwest Territories, providing business and employment opportunities while serving the essential needs of our residents. The NWT’s 27 airports are the lifeline of the North, connecting communities, moving people and essential goods, providing access to critical services like healthcare, and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 202420 Views

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Premier Akeeagok announces executive-level appointment

Iqaluit, Nunavut (May 29, 2024) – Premier P.J. Akeeagok today announced the appointment of Daniel Young as Deputy Minister for the Department of Finance, effective May 27, 2024. Mr. Young has been serving in the role in an interim capacity during the public competition to replace long-time public servant Jeff Chown, who retired in January. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 202416 Views

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Welcome to the Team: Patty Wallingham

Dän k’í in our way Cenjeya úuzhi is my name, My name is Patty Wallingham, Northern Tutchone name Cenjeya (sin-chee-yah) and I am a citizen of the First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun, egune ich’i wolf clan. On my ihté father’s side, ję ihtsun et’i my grandmother Maggie Wallingham (nee. Wood) and ję ihtsí et’i Richard […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 202414 Views

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Jay Macdonald: Water Levels in the Northwest Territories

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to discuss a significant issue affecting the Northwest Territories: the historic low water levels that have been observed over the entire Mackenzie River Basin. Over the last four years, we have seen extremely variable water levels, likely related to climate change, from historic highs in 2020 and 2021 to record […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 202418 Views

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Job swap could help fill 7 GN vacancies, Aggu MLA says – Nunatsiaq News

May 28, 2024 Environment Minister Daniel Qaavik says he’s interested in Joanna Quassa’s proposal for filling vacancies in Igloolik There are seven vacancies in Igloolik for positions within the Government of Nunavut’s Department of Environment, the department’s minister, Daniel Qavvik, said Monday. “We’re doing our very best to have those positions [filled],” he said in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 202411 Views

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