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Call for Applications for the 2022–23 Youth Ambassadors Program

August 2, 2022 The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is now accepting applications for the 2022-23 Northwest Territories (NWT) Youth Ambassadors Program. The program provides NWT youth with opportunities to build leadership skills through participation at special events and volunteer assignments. In the past, NWT Youth Ambassadors have attended the Arctic Winter Games, Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 20229 Views

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Community Development Fund provides over $1.1 million to fund 21 Yukon projects

01/08/2022 The Community Developmental Fund has awarded a total of $1,107,960 for 21 community projects across the Yukon. The projects receiving funds promote social, cultural and economic benefits for Yukoners. Successful applicants include the Dawson Society for Children and Families, Yukon Circus Society, Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation and the Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition. The Community Development […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 20229 Views

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Dinjii Zhuh Adventures & RCMP present ‘Youth of the Yukon’ Canoe River Trip

July 14, 2022 Dinjii Zhuh Adventures and the Yukon RCMP are proud to announce the first ever Youth of the Yukon Canoe River Trip. The Youth of the Yukon Canoe River Trip is a Yukon First Nations Youth land based camp which will be held on August 13th -26th hosted by the Yukon RCMP. The Yukon […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 2022140 Views

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Reaction to man convicted of sex crimes against Inuit youth now out of jail – APTN News

On Monday, we brought you the news that former Catholic priest Eric Dejaeger was out of jail after completing two-thirds of his sentence. Our Kent Driscoll joins us from Iqaluit, where he has been tracking the response to the release. Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/videos/reaction-to-man-convicted-of-sex-crimes-against-inuit-youth-now-out-of-jail/

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 202242 Views

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Eighteen community groups receive funding to support Yukon youth

31/05/2022 Over $77,000 has been awarded to 18 community groups through the Youth Investment Fund. The groups received funding for a variety of arts and recreation programming aimed to provide youth with valuable experiences and learning opportunities. Programming includes a girls running club, a recreation employment program, a theatre program, music programs and a biking […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202293 Views

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Project aimed towards Inuit youth mental health gets funding boost – Nunatsiaq News

May 2, 2022 A project that aims to improve the mental health of Inuit youth has received about $1.7 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Its title is a lengthy one — Inuit Youth Develop a Virtual Qaqqiq: Using Technology and Cultural Knowledge to Support Resilience Outside the (Digital) Box. The goal is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 202244 Views

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GN suicide prevention policy gets critical eye from Iqaluit youth – Nunatsiaq News

Apr 19, 2022 Fellowship recipient hopes recommendations help government provide ‘holistic’ support to those who need it Born and raised in Iqaluit, David Korgak has seen firsthand the prevalence and impact of youth suicide in Nunavut. “Many young people have been touched by suicide in one way or another, whether it’s friends, family, or anybody […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 202238 Views

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NU Government: Call for proposals – Youth Initiatives funding

28 February 2022 The Department of Family Services is now accepting proposals for community-based initiatives that are focused on creating safe youth transitional housing, overnight shelters or youth programming within Nunavut. Initiatives may begin in the 2022-23 fiscal year, starting anytime after April 1, 2022. Community-based, non-profit organizations, and municipal corporations may apply for funding […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 2022196 Views

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Nunavut youths head to major film fest for premiere of Pangnirtung sci-fi movie – CBC

Feb 17, 2022 First screening of alien invasion film Slash/Back set for March 13 at South By Southwest Film Festival Ten-year-old Frankie Vincent-Wolfe sums up the prospect of making the trip from Iqaluit, Nunavut, to watch herself on screen at a major Texas film festival in a single phrase: “It’s going to be weird — […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202262 Views

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Northern youth find hope for housing with Home Base in N.W.T. – APTN News

Kaiya Goulet dreams of a day where she won’t have to worry about where she’ll sleep at night. That’s why the 19-year-old is seeking support from Home Base to make her dream a reality. The non-profit organization purchased an apartment complex it plans to turn into a one-stop shop for tenants needing onsite supports. Everything […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 202277 Views

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