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Canada's northernmost community seeks PM's help to weather climate change - CBC.ca

March 25, 2017 - 14:12

CBC.ca

Canada's northernmost community seeks PM's help to weather climate change
CBC.ca
Community and government services puts together a business case with costs and a timeline, but it's ultimately up to cabinet to decide Nunavut's priorities. In Grise Fiord, Mullaly said a new learning centre is being built, a solid waste plant is being ...

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Yukon's Granny Hanky headbands expands beading design line - CBC.ca

March 25, 2017 - 10:01

CBC.ca

Yukon's Granny Hanky headbands expands beading design line
CBC.ca
Her business also began putting people to work across the North, with several women from Nunavut, N.W.T., and Northern B.C. beading their own style onto the products. dickson designs. Dickson's apparel line offers a wide-range of sizes from plus to ...

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Open letter to NTI: stop ignoring our bid for separate North Baffin body - Nunatsiaq News

March 23, 2017 - 13:17

Nunatsiaq News

Open letter to NTI: stop ignoring our bid for separate North Baffin body
Nunatsiaq News
Under our Nunavut Land Claims Agreement we have a right to create such a body. Since last month we have been petitioning our community members to support our cause and many signatures have been gathered to date. Our hope was to put forward the ...

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Nunavut transplant thriving in Calgary's fine arts scene - Nunatsiaq News

March 23, 2017 - 08:37

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut transplant thriving in Calgary's fine arts scene
Nunatsiaq News
When the historic Calgary Grain Exchange building opened its doors in 1909, it was a place of business for more than 30 wheat companies and, despite its diminutive six-storey height, loomed over the surrounding “cow town.” Nowadays, in the shadow of ...

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Colleges in Nunavut, Ottawa team up to serve Inuit - Nunatsiaq News

March 22, 2017 - 10:11

Nunatsiaq News

Colleges in Nunavut, Ottawa team up to serve Inuit
Nunatsiaq News
Nunavut Arctic College President Joe Kunuk and Algonquin College President Cheryl Jensen sign an agreement in Ottawa March 17 on increasing access to post-secondary education for Nunavut students. (PHOTO COURTESY OF ... While no specific plan for or ...

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Nunatsiaq News nets 17 community newspaper award nominations - Nunatsiaq News

March 22, 2017 - 08:38

Nunatsiaq News

Nunatsiaq News nets 17 community newspaper award nominations
Nunatsiaq News
The cover of the April 8, 2016 print edition of Nunatsiaq News is nominated in the Best Front Page category at the Quebec Community Newspaper Association's 2017 Better Newspapers Competition. The final results of the competition are to be announced ...

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No dozer, no problem: Nunavut's newest heavy equipment operators train via simulator - CBC.ca

March 21, 2017 - 13:31

CBC.ca

No dozer, no problem: Nunavut's newest heavy equipment operators train via simulator
CBC.ca
The boardroom at the Kitikmeot Inuit Association in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, looked more like an arcade this month than a place to do business. Throttle in hand, 29-year-old Ryan Angohiatok's eyes are focused on a large TV monitor as he moves a virtual ...

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NIHB talks “a continuing adventure” Nunavut minister says - Nunatsiaq News

March 21, 2017 - 11:55

Nunatsiaq News

NIHB talks “a continuing adventure” Nunavut minister says
Nunatsiaq News
In one of her questions, Angnakak asked Hickes about how the GN goes about requesting more money through the NIHB, in view of the high cost of doing business in Nunavut. Hickes said the GN constantly raises Nunavut's cost issues with the federal ...

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NunatsiaqOnline 2017-03-20: NEWS: GN committed to bilingual ... - Nunatsiaq News

March 20, 2017 - 14:32

Nunatsiaq News

NunatsiaqOnline 2017-03-20: NEWS: GN committed to bilingual ...
Nunatsiaq News
Nunavut's Education minister Paul Quassa speaks to reporters at the Legislative Assembly March 7 after introducing Bill 37, a series of amendments to the ...

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PEI participates in $2.4 million Francophone project - The Journal Pioneer

March 19, 2017 - 10:20

The Journal Pioneer

PEI participates in $2.4 million Francophone project
The Journal Pioneer
The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, has also expressed a strong interest in the project. ... IQALUIT, Nunavut — To the Nunavut government, it's an update to old legislation that needs to acknowledge reality. To ...

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CMC aims for an opportunity study of Hammond Reef - Atikokan Progress

March 17, 2017 - 12:50

Atikokan Progress

CMC aims for an opportunity study of Hammond Reef
Atikokan Progress
Both are successful gold miners; earlier this month, Agnico Eagle announced it would invest $1.2 billion to develop two gold mine sites in Nunavut. At Hammond Reef, the company is expected to conduct an opportunity study once the EA process is complete.

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From Nunavut to Dalhousie - Dal News

March 16, 2017 - 07:53

Dal News

From Nunavut to Dalhousie
Dal News
Paul Brown and Bob Moody of the School of Public Administration, Jim Barker and Florence Tarrant of the Rowe School of Business, and Vivian Howard of the School of Information Management, as well as Dr. Durier-Copp, worked together on the project.

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Nunavut judge blocks discharge of bankrupt taxi operator - Nunatsiaq News

March 14, 2017 - 11:59

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut judge blocks discharge of bankrupt taxi operator
Nunatsiaq News
A judge at Nunavut's Court of Justice in Iqaluit has indefinitely adjourned an application to discharge from bankruptcy a Rankin Inlet taxi operator who failed to pay over a million dollars in loans to the public lending agency Nunavut Business Credit ...

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Nunavut MLAs ask how beer-wine store will affect nearby hamlets - Nunatsiaq News

March 14, 2017 - 07:17

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut MLAs ask how beer-wine store will affect nearby hamlets
Nunatsiaq News
As Nunavut's first walk-in beer and wine store heads towards a tentative summer opening in Iqaluit, MLAs representing hamlets with stricter rules on alcohol say they're worried about the store's impact on their communities. .... There is absolutely no ...

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Boomtown perks: new café and inn for Nunavut's Kitikmeot hub - Nunatsiaq News

March 13, 2017 - 14:15

Nunatsiaq News

Boomtown perks: new café and inn for Nunavut's Kitikmeot hub
Nunatsiaq News
Well, perhaps not every day, because the menu changes, but the Kuugaq Café, launched by a pair of former Government of Nunavut employees in mid-February, is now offering healthy cuisine such as salads, sandwiches, smoothies and fresh baked goods to ...

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A rehab centre for Nunavut? - Nunatsiaq News

March 8, 2017 - 13:15

Nunatsiaq News

A rehab centre for Nunavut?
Nunatsiaq News
If Nunavut is to see the creation of another rehab centre, its operations will likely be structured in a similar manner, a third-party society or business operating under a contract with the territorial government. This means the following must happen ...

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Inuit birthright business pitches wind power project for Iqaluit - Nunatsiaq News

March 8, 2017 - 10:22

Nunatsiaq News

Inuit birthright business pitches wind power project for Iqaluit
Nunatsiaq News
That's according to a report by the Qulliq Energy Corp., which identified Iqaluit and Sanikiluaq as the two communities in Nunavut with the greatest potential for wind energy, Nimchuk said. “QBDC recognized the economic development opportunity of wind ...

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Let the diamond rush begin - Winnipeg Free Press

March 7, 2017 - 04:05

Winnipeg Free Press

Let the diamond rush begin
Winnipeg Free Press
"The world's mining sector is taking notice of Manitoba's mineral resource potential and our business and investment-friendly environment," he said. "Our government is very pleased by these recent ... "Diamondiferous kimberlites have been discovered in ...
Manitoba gov't says prospectors find diamonds in province for first timeCTV News

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Manitoba gov't says prospectors find diamonds in province for first time - CTV News

March 6, 2017 - 18:03

CTV News

Manitoba gov't says prospectors find diamonds in province for first time
CTV News
The Northwest Territories, Quebec and Ontario all have active diamond mines, while Nunavut had a diamond mine that shut down and Saskatchewan has seen some advanced exploration. Manitoba is home to several mining operations of mostly metals that ...

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'Vast' wealth: Nunavut at a crossroads when it comes to untapped mineral riches - Financial Post

March 3, 2017 - 17:29

Financial Post

'Vast' wealth: Nunavut at a crossroads when it comes to untapped mineral riches
Financial Post
Now, 25 years later, resource development in Nunavut is at a crossroads. Exploration companies are growing increasingly interested in the area, but several key barriers continue to hamper an economic boom. Those challenges include a lack of ...

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