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Nunavut teenager charged after RCMP officer stabbed several times in Cambridge Bay - Windsor Star

June 16, 2017 - 13:44

Windsor Star

Nunavut teenager charged after RCMP officer stabbed several times in Cambridge Bay
Windsor Star
CAMBRIDGE BAY, Nunavut — Police have charged a Nunavut teen after a Mountie was stabbed numerous times while responding to a firearms complaint. The constable is recovering in an Edmonton hospital after being flown by air ambulance from ...

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Nunavut Inuit org signs benefits bonanza with gold miner - Nunatsiaq News

June 16, 2017 - 08:02

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut Inuit org signs benefits bonanza with gold miner
Nunatsiaq News
The Kivalliq Inuit Association can count on seeing millions of dollars and hundreds of jobs coming to Inuit in Nunavut's Kivalliq region after Agnico Eagle Ltd.'s latest gold mining project starts up late in 2019. That bonanza started to flow June 15 ...

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Money the “key” to unlocking Iqaluit's hydro project: Nunavut power corp. - Nunatsiaq News

June 15, 2017 - 13:12

Nunatsiaq News

Money the “key” to unlocking Iqaluit's hydro project: Nunavut power corp.
Nunatsiaq News
In the case of the Iqaluit hydro project, it would be nice if Nunavut wasn't so reliant on polluting and expensive diesel and could tap into money, some big money—more than $350 million to build two power-generating dams near Iqaluit, and $6.6 million ...

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'It's a privilege': After 1-year search, Nunavut appoints new languages commissioner - CBC.ca

June 15, 2017 - 12:42

CBC.ca

'It's a privilege': After 1-year search, Nunavut appoints new languages commissioner
CBC.ca
She holds a masters degree in business administration, and has held various positions with the Nunavut government, N.W.T. government, Nunavut Tunngavik and the Kitikmeot Trust. "My main priority would be to implement the Official Languages Act as well ...

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Nunavut plans to regulate cheque-cashing fees by retailers - Nunatsiaq News

June 14, 2017 - 08:05

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut plans to regulate cheque-cashing fees by retailers
Nunatsiaq News
“We have heard that there are elders or people that are not well off getting charged huge amounts for cashing cheques,” said Nunavut's minister of Community and Government Services, Joe Savikataaq, during the consideration of Bill 25—An Act to Amend ...

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Restaurant in Nunavut's capital fights to save lease - Nunatsiaq News

June 13, 2017 - 10:09

Nunatsiaq News

Restaurant in Nunavut's capital fights to save lease
Nunatsiaq News
It appears from court documents, and preliminary proceedings June 12 at the Nunavut Court of Justice in Iqaluit, that the owners of the Waters' Edge Seafood and Steakhouse at Iqaluit's Hotel Arctic, fear losing their lease at the end of this summer ...

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Nunavut girls group home re-opens, again, for troubled teens - Nunatsiaq News

June 12, 2017 - 11:51

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut girls group home re-opens, again, for troubled teens
Nunatsiaq News
Under new management, and with $350,000 worth of renovations completed June 1, Illagiitugut will be be able to house eight female clients at a time, aged 12 to 19, from across Nunavut. And the agency ... “We have business to do here and I'm proud of it.”.

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Nunavut income support: side jobs, savings accounts allowed - Nunatsiaq News

June 9, 2017 - 16:04

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut income support: side jobs, savings accounts allowed
Nunatsiaq News
The increase encourages people to make money in entrepreneurial ways, by selling carvings or working in seasonal business, Mike said. The first phase of reforms to the income assistance program also increases monies available for residents of Nunavut ...

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Six Indigenous scholars share their views of Canada at 150 - University Affairs

June 7, 2017 - 09:51

University Affairs

Six Indigenous scholars share their views of Canada at 150
University Affairs
In a reconciled Canada we would see companies involved in resource extraction around First Nations communities reaching out in a sincere way at the beginning of a project and actively engaging with the community about it at a higher level than happens ...

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Finance, Health must co-operate to fix healthcare issues: Nunavut MLAs - Nunatsiaq News

June 7, 2017 - 08:13

Nunatsiaq News

Finance, Health must co-operate to fix healthcare issues: Nunavut MLAs
Nunatsiaq News
Iqaluit-Niaqunnguu MLA Pat Angnakak and chair of the standing committee that analyzed the Auditor General of Canada's audit of Nunavut healthcare, delivers the committee's report in the Nunavut legislature June 5 and makes recommendations on how to ...

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Digging your way out of the cash crunch of university costs - The Globe and Mail

June 7, 2017 - 06:40

The Globe and Mail

Digging your way out of the cash crunch of university costs
The Globe and Mail
Quebec, Nunavut and the Northwest Territories have their own plans. Recent changes to Ottawa's program aim to make university and college more affordable and debt loads easier to manage for students from low- to mid-income families. For the 2017-2018 ...

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New Nunavut product transforms unused narwhal meat into dog treats - Nunatsiaq News

June 5, 2017 - 13:18

Nunatsiaq News

New Nunavut product transforms unused narwhal meat into dog treats
Nunatsiaq News
That got him thinking about starting a home-based dog-treat business because some “people spend almost as much on themselves as they do on their dogs up here,” Pirie said. And they might be willing to spend money on a resource that isn't used much ...

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Charitable supply raise launches in Ladner - Delta-Optimist

June 2, 2017 - 05:26

Charitable supply raise launches in Ladner
Delta-Optimist
A Delta company is looking for the business community to step up in a big way to help Canadian families in Nunavut. Evolution Fulfillment has launched a monthlong charitable supply raise from June 1 to 30 focusing on non-perishable items (canned foods, ...

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'From our side, no': Bill 37 not on agenda for spring sitting of Nunavut Legislature - CBC.ca

May 30, 2017 - 09:43

CBC.ca

'From our side, no': Bill 37 not on agenda for spring sitting of Nunavut Legislature
CBC.ca
Taking care of business. The spring sitting is only eight days long and the penultimate one before the October 30 election. That means the pressure is on the government to pass legislation and finish any outstanding business. Quassa says five bills ...

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Nunavut deputy minister dishes on what will drive northern economy - Nunatsiaq News

May 29, 2017 - 13:19

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut deputy minister dishes on what will drive northern economy
Nunatsiaq News
Rowe, who has been a bureaucrat and in business for 25 years, was the second speaker featured in a breakfast series hosted by the Iqaluit Chamber of Commerce, May 25. She talked about ongoing development projects in Nunavut, from mining and tourism ...

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In Nunavut, a record label grows strong and free - The Globe and Mail

May 26, 2017 - 11:26

The Globe and Mail

In Nunavut, a record label grows strong and free
The Globe and Mail
The hope is that Nunavut youth can grow up to become audio engineers, publicists, music bookers and label managers without having to leave home, thereby strengthening Nunavut's increasingly self-reliant music-business infrastructure. Part of this plan ...

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Everything is on the table, including exemptions, for North carbon tax: federal official - CBC.ca

May 24, 2017 - 11:32

CBC.ca

Everything is on the table, including exemptions, for North carbon tax: federal official
CBC.ca
... McKenna released details of the federal plan for the provinces last week. But an official with the department, who didn't want to be named, said Yukon, N.W.T. and Nunavut are being analyzed separately, and everything is on the table — including ...

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Yukon-based exploration company has high hopes for good season - CBC.ca

May 24, 2017 - 09:12

CBC.ca

Yukon-based exploration company has high hopes for good season
CBC.ca
Fage said the company will have about 150 people in the field this summer, working on projects in Yukon, Nunavut and Newfoundland and Labrador. The drilling operations will be overseen by a manager based in Winnipeg. "We're making sure everybody's ...

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TMAC Resources Receives Madrid Type B Water Licence - Business Wire (press release)

May 24, 2017 - 06:01

Business Wire (press release)

TMAC Resources Receives Madrid Type B Water Licence
Business Wire (press release)
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Nunavut Water Board (“NWB”) in consultation with the Nunavut Impact Review Board (“NIRB”) has issued a new Type B Water Licence for the Madrid North and Madrid South deposits which are situated on the Company's ...
TMAC Resources Reports Development Progress and Exploration Drill Results from BTD Zones at Doris North Mine ...Junior Mining Network

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Altiplano Minerals Appoints VP Exploration - Stockhouse

May 24, 2017 - 05:00

Altiplano Minerals Appoints VP Exploration
Stockhouse
Additionally, he also has worked for junior companies including Continuum Resources Mexico in Oaxaca, Mexico, North Country Gold at the Three Bluffs project in Nunavut, Canada, and recently, for Altiplano Minerals Ltd on the generation of new projects.

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