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Iqaluit Mayor: Slow Internet Holds Back Canada's Eastern Arctic - News Deeply

May 23, 2017 - 14:47

News Deeply

Iqaluit Mayor: Slow Internet Holds Back Canada's Eastern Arctic
News Deeply
... a sluggish, satellite-based internet service. That's increasingly a problem for the territory's economy and government, says Madeleine Redfern, the mayor of Nunavut's capital, Iqaluit. .... It's an essential part of doing business. When the ...

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TMAC Resources Announces Commercial Production at Doris Mine and Mill Complex - Business Wire (press release)

May 23, 2017 - 06:01

Business Wire (press release)

TMAC Resources Announces Commercial Production at Doris Mine and Mill Complex
Business Wire (press release)
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TMAC Resources Inc. (TSX:TMR) (“TMAC” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that commercial production has been achieved, effective May 15, 2017, at its Doris Mine and Mill Complex situated on the Company's Hope ...

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Fundraising site for Nunavut greenhouse draws dollars, encouragement and advice - Winnipeg Free Press

May 23, 2017 - 04:01

Fundraising site for Nunavut greenhouse draws dollars, encouragement and advice
Winnipeg Free Press
QIKIQTARJUAQ, Nunavut - A teacher in Nunavut who turned to crowdfunding for a modest greenhouse to grow vegetables with his students is revising his plans after Canadians responded with a bumper crop of donations. Adam Malcolm originally asked for ...

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Here are our 10 picks for Canada's greatest brands of all time - Globalnews.ca

May 22, 2017 - 08:01

Globalnews.ca

Here are our 10 picks for Canada's greatest brands of all time
Globalnews.ca
Created in order to fetch beaver fur for European felt hats, HBC also came to be involved in the business of providing law and order for settlers in frontier areas the government hadn't yet reached. The company's history, like Canada's, is one of ...

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Nunavut's Food Insecurity Is 'Far Greater' Than The Rest Of Canada: Report - Huffington Post Canada

May 20, 2017 - 09:54

Huffington Post Canada

Nunavut's Food Insecurity Is 'Far Greater' Than The Rest Of Canada: Report
Huffington Post Canada
Canada's Food Report Card 2016 was released by The Conference Board of Canada on Thursday. It grades the country's regions on their food performance based on five factors: industry prosperity, healthy food and diets, food safety, household food ...

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From Canada to Australia, gold explorers stir after sleep - Bend Bulletin

May 20, 2017 - 03:02

From Canada to Australia, gold explorers stir after sleep
Bend Bulletin
In some parts of Argentina, exploration has jumped about 50 percent, mainly for lithium but also for gold in provinces such as Santa Cruz, according to state-controlled energy company YPF. Chile's government sees a pickup this year with prospectors ...

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DA: Rest In Peace, Chris Cornell - Planet S

May 19, 2017 - 18:06

Planet S

DA: Rest In Peace, Chris Cornell
Planet S
It's hilarious that an alleged fan of business and markets rejects market-based climate change regulations. Maybe Brad Wall's a commie? An OIL commie!!! 2. MEANWHILE GLOBAL WARMING FLOODED HUMANITY'S ... NO SUPPER FOR YOU One in four Nunavut residents ...

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Food insecurity in Nunavut 'should be considered a national crisis,' expert says - CBC.ca

May 19, 2017 - 05:00

CBC.ca

Food insecurity in Nunavut 'should be considered a national crisis,' expert says
CBC.ca
Food insecurity in Nunavut "needs remedial action," say the authors of a new report who call for a national food policy. The Conference Board of Canada released its 2016 food report card on provincial performance, which looks at industry prosperity ...

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Let territorial job applicants see their references, says Nunavut MLA - CBC.ca

May 16, 2017 - 05:32

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Let territorial job applicants see their references, says Nunavut MLA
CBC.ca
Let territorial job applicants see their references, says Nunavut MLA ... MLA Pat Angnakak is urging the Government of Nunavut to change its policy refusing its job applicants a look at their references. "As soon as somebody makes a reference about you ...

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Neighbours battle for a tiny railway that has become a lifeline in northern Manitoba - Financial Post

May 15, 2017 - 13:34

Financial Post

Neighbours battle for a tiny railway that has become a lifeline in northern Manitoba
Financial Post
But many of the Cree members of each group know each other well: they worked together for years to break into the railway business, and they share a dream of inheriting the Hudson Bay Railway that goes back much further. Kennedy's father, Samson Dick, ...

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Canada now has an official day to celebrate the seal: May 20 - Nunatsiaq News

May 15, 2017 - 08:55

Canada now has an official day to celebrate the seal: May 20
Nunatsiaq News
Even though it was the last order of Parliamentary business May 5, five MPs spoke at length in favour of the Act: one NDP member, two Liberals and two Conservatives. “We need to take a stand,” said Montreal NDP member Alexandre Boulerice. “Creating a ...

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Residents rail against U.S. company as Port Churchill's future is on the line - Financial Post

May 15, 2017 - 05:00

Financial Post

Residents rail against U.S. company as Port Churchill's future is on the line
Financial Post
Peter Blahut/Getty ImagesAn old boat sits on the shore, near the now-closed Port of Churchill on Hudson Bay in northern Manitoba. Communities in the region are fighting for the future of the Hudson Bay Railway, currently owned by a U.S. company, a ...

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Dunnedin Ventures: The Right Place, the Right Time - Stockhouse

May 11, 2017 - 10:12

Stockhouse

Dunnedin Ventures: The Right Place, the Right Time
Stockhouse
The deep-pocketed major mining company insists it will dominate Nunavut's emerging gold fields. And that won't happen while Dunnedin continues to own bragging rights to owning an even larger property than Agnico Eagle's existing land holdings in the ...
Dunnedin Ventures Announces Gold Exploration Plans And Spinout Record DateJunior Mining Network

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Keewatin Air wins medevac contract for western Nunavut - Nunatsiaq News

May 11, 2017 - 08:37

Nunatsiaq News

Keewatin Air wins medevac contract for western Nunavut
Nunatsiaq News
Keewatin Air, a subsidiary of Exchange Income Corp., operates the Nunavut Lifeline medevac service in the Kivalliq and Baffin regions. With the addition of the Kitikmeot region later this year, the company's medevac operation will serve all of Nunavut.

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Dunnedin Ventures Announces Gold Exploration Plans And Spinout Record Date - Junior Mining Network

May 11, 2017 - 08:03

Junior Mining Network

Dunnedin Ventures Announces Gold Exploration Plans And Spinout Record Date
Junior Mining Network
Dunnedin Ventures Inc. (the "Company" or "Dunnedin") (TSX-V: DVI) today reported that the date of record for a Plan of Arrangement to spin out rights to gold mineralization at its Kahuna project, Nunavut, will be June 30, 2017. The Company also ...

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Council says yes to new Vanier mural, Elgin reconstruction - Ottawa Citizen

May 10, 2017 - 13:13

Council says yes to new Vanier mural, Elgin reconstruction
Ottawa Citizen
The Quartier-Vanier Business Improvement Area says the mural to be painted on the side wall of 261 Montreal Rd. will be the tallest in Ottawa once it is unveiled on June 10 as part of the Mozaik community event, which the BIA is presenting with House ...

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Inuit-connected uranium firm buys gold project in central Baffin - Nunatsiaq News

May 10, 2017 - 10:06

Nunatsiaq News

Inuit-connected uranium firm buys gold project in central Baffin
Nunatsiaq News
The Kivalliq Energy Corp., a junior uranium exploration firm with close ties to Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., is acquiring a 140-kilometre-long gold property on central Baffin Island from another junior exploration firm called Commander Resources, Kivalliq ...

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Edmonton public school trustees want more finance lessons in classes - Edmonton Journal

May 9, 2017 - 23:14

Edmonton Journal

Edmonton public school trustees want more finance lessons in classes
Edmonton Journal
... better understanding of the contributions of businesses in job creation. More than 300 educators from Alberta, and a handful from the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, have been reviewing six subject areas in the existing curriculum in English and ...

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The Arctic startup that's bringing tech to the North — and keeping it there - CBC.ca

May 9, 2017 - 18:26

CBC.ca

The Arctic startup that's bringing tech to the North — and keeping it there
CBC.ca
As Pinnguaq became more successful as both a tech company and in its not-for-profit endeavors, Oliver had to set up offices elsewhere in order to be sustainable. "The hardest thing about the Nunavut side is the cost of living there. It's nearly ...

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Is Inuit org a public or private body? Nunavut judge to issue ruling - Nunatsiaq News

May 9, 2017 - 08:39

Nunatsiaq News

Is Inuit org a public or private body? Nunavut judge to issue ruling
Nunatsiaq News
Inuit beneficiaries in Iqaluit watch NTI and QIA election results come in on screens set up inside the Igluvut building Dec. 8, 2014. That election led to allegations that QIA's management of the process confused voters, breached principles of ...

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