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Naujaat RCMP and the NHLPA outfit children for hockey

February 26, 2021 Naujaat RCMP worked with the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) to give children in Naujaat the opportunity to play hockey. In 1999, the (NHLPA) launched the Goals & Dreams fund as a way for the players to give something back to the game they love. The players’ program has donated full sets […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202139 Views

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Inuvialuit Regional Corporation and the IRC Native Hockey Planning Committee Announce 2021 Tournament and Cultural Weekend Cancellation

For the last 32 years, the IRC Native Hockey tournament has been a weekend of excitement and entertainment organized at the same time as an Inuvialuit cultural weekend initiated a few years back. Communities in and around the region would send their best native hockey teams to participate in this annual event. While other options […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 202118 Views

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Canada and Yukon invest in local energy and snowmaking at Mount Sima

27/11/2020 Joint news release with the Government of Canada. Yukoners need recreational facilities that are accessible, efficient and environmentally responsible. Member of Parliament for Yukon Larry Bagnell, on behalf of Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development Maryam Monsef, and on behalf of Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Catherine McKenna, and Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202049 Views

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Sport Canada COVID-19 Emergency Sport Support Funding Distributed

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is pleased to announce, in partnership with the Federal government, the successful distribution of $1.583 million in COVID-19 emergency support funding. This funding is being provided for sport organizations by the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage’s Emergency Support Fund for Cultural, Heritage and Sport Organizations. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 202034 Views

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Support for certified training available for Yukon coaches

September 30, 2020 The Government of Yukon is supporting the continued development of Yukon coaches by covering registration fees for online courses offered by the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP). Between now and the end of 2020, Yukon coaches who take NCCP multi-sport introduction or development courses online can have their registration fees reimbursed. These […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 202066 Views

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Around the North: Nominations are open for Aboriginal Sports Circle Awards – Northern News Services

July 18, 2020 The Aboriginal Sports Circle of the NWT is still on course to host its annual awards dinner in Yellowknife in November. They just need some people to give the awards to. Nominations are now open for the four categories where winners will be chosen: sport, coach, community builder and language and culture. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 202080 Views

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Edmonton CFL team to pull controversial name: report – Nunatsiaq News

Official announcement expected next week 17 July 2020 The Canadian Football League’s Edmonton franchise has decided to change its team name, TSN reported on July 16. Following a year-long engagement with Inuit communities, the football club announced this past February that it intended to keep the name Eskimos. The franchise said it found no consensus […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 2020104 Views

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Edmonton Eskimos team name inspired by “hardiness of Inuit culture,” says franchise – Nunatsiaq News

16 July 2020 CFL team gathered feedback through short-lived online survey The Canadian Football League’s Edmonton team says it originally took its controversial name to acknowledge the “perseverance and hardiness of Inuit culture.” As the Edmonton Eskimos football club reviews its controversial name amid renewed calls for a change, the team has said little of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 202088 Views

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Pressure mounts for Edmonton football club to act – Nunatsiaq News

“We will need to see concrete action in the near future including a name change,” says team sponsor 10 July 2020 As the debate about the Canadian Football League’s Edmonton team grows louder, the franchise now says it’s accelerating its latest review process. Earlier this year, the Edmonton Eskimos football club announced it had no […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 202092 Views

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Government of Yukon announces recipients of annual sport awards

The Government of Yukon is recognizing the accomplishments of Yukon’s sport community in 2019 with the announcement of the Celebration of Sport Excellence awards. This year, the Government of Yukon is awarding territorial sport awards to 44 individual athletes and two teams, representing 14 different sports. These awards include the Premier’s awards of sport excellence, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 2020158 Views

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