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Police make changes to cut record check wait times - CBC.ca

September 22, 2017 - 13:21

CBC.ca

Police make changes to cut record check wait times
CBC.ca
London Police Service is adding extra staff and extending hours for residents looking to submit applications for background checks, non-criminal fingerprints and compliance notices in an effort to cut wait times from eight weeks to three. Starting ...

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Prince Harry posed for photographs with Invictus Games athletes in Toronto Friday ahead of a symposium on veterans ... - TheChronicleHerald.ca

September 22, 2017 - 13:18

TheChronicleHerald.ca

Prince Harry posed for photographs with Invictus Games athletes in Toronto Friday ahead of a symposium on veterans ...
TheChronicleHerald.ca
The first edition of the shipwreck-themed Umiyaqtutt Festival began in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, on September 2. The event aims to attract more ... after Boeing launched a trade dispute. Trudeau says Canada won't do business with a company “trying to sue us ...

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Food prices are insanely high in rural Canada, where Ketchup costs $14 and Sunny D costs $29 - Business Insider UK

September 21, 2017 - 13:58

Business Insider UK

Food prices are insanely high in rural Canada, where Ketchup costs $14 and Sunny D costs $29
Business Insider UK
A new online grocery retailer, called Arctic Fresh, is based in Nunavut and ships to a dozen parts of northern Canada. Its food and household items are slightly cheaper than some local stores. Two pounds of strawberries on Arctic Fresh, for example ...

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Food prices are insanely high in rural Canada, where Ketchup costs $14 and Sunny D costs $29 - Business Insider

September 21, 2017 - 13:38

Business Insider

Food prices are insanely high in rural Canada, where Ketchup costs $14 and Sunny D costs $29
Business Insider
A new online grocery retailer, called Arctic Fresh, is based in Nunavut and ships to a dozen parts of northern Canada. Its food and household items are slightly cheaper than some local stores. Two pounds of strawberries on Arctic Fresh, for example ...

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Nunavut, mining company, link arms to improve Kivalliq quality of life - Nunatsiaq News

September 21, 2017 - 13:18

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut, mining company, link arms to improve Kivalliq quality of life
Nunatsiaq News
“This company has shown it understands that the territory's development hinges on good health, its employees and the well-being of their community… They will find that supporting and investing in their Nunavut workforce makes good business sense,” she ...

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Northern innovators championed at Startup Canada regional event - CBC.ca

September 20, 2017 - 16:51

CBC.ca

Northern innovators championed at Startup Canada regional event
CBC.ca
It was organized by Startup Canada, an Ottawa-based not-for-profit corporation that provides consulting services to people starting their own businesses. A variety of Yukon groups and businesses participated as sponsors and hosts. It's the first time ...

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Nunavut health department spends $74M on medical travel: annual report - Nunatsiaq News

September 20, 2017 - 16:10

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut health department spends $74M on medical travel: annual report
Nunatsiaq News
Figures on what the GN spends on medical travel are among the interesting tidbits contained in the health department's annual report for 2016-17, tabled Sept. 14 in the Nunavut Legislature. Within the health department, medical travel continues to be ...

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Northwestel confirms big internet expansion to all of Nunavut - Nunatsiaq News

September 20, 2017 - 09:06

Nunatsiaq News

Northwestel confirms big internet expansion to all of Nunavut
Nunatsiaq News
Four days after receiving $49.9 million from the federal government, Northwestel used the Nunavut Trade Show to announce that by 2019, they will extend internet and cell phone service to all 25 Nunavut communities at download speeds of 15 Mbps and an ...

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Nunavut lender's deficit continues, does not name clients - Nunatsiaq News

September 20, 2017 - 08:07

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut lender's deficit continues, does not name clients
Nunatsiaq News
The Government of Nunavut's arms-length lending agency, the Nunavut Business Credit Corp., expanded its lending portfolio and has cut down its operating deficit, but it is still not identifying the businesses that receive loans, the lender's 2016-17 ...

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Dominion Diamond investors approve US$1.2-billion sale to Washington Companies - Calgary Herald

September 19, 2017 - 23:12

Calgary Herald

Dominion Diamond investors approve US$1.2-billion sale to Washington Companies
Calgary Herald
The Canadian head office of Dominion Diamond is to remain in Calgary after its shareholders voted Tuesday to approve its US$1.2-billion sale to Washington Companies. Larry Simkins, president of the Montana-based acquirer, attended Dominion's special ...
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Dominion Diamond investors approve US$1.2 billion sale to Washington Cos. - CanadianBusiness.com

September 19, 2017 - 16:30

CanadianBusiness.com

Dominion Diamond investors approve US$1.2 billion sale to Washington Cos.
CanadianBusiness.com
CALGARY _ The Canadian head office of Dominion Diamond (TSX:DDC) is to remain in Calgary after its shareholders voted on Tuesday to approve its US$1.2-billion sale to Washington Companies. Larry Simkins, president of the Montana-based acquirer, ...

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Dominion Diamond investors approve sale to Washington Cos., office to stay in Calgary - The Globe and Mail

September 19, 2017 - 15:30

Dominion Diamond investors approve sale to Washington Cos., office to stay in Calgary
The Globe and Mail
The Canadian head office of Dominion Diamond is to remain in Calgary after its shareholders voted on Tuesday to approve its $1.2-billion (U.S.) sale to Washington Companies. Larry Simkins, president of the Montana-based acquirer, attended Dominion's ...

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Dominion Diamond investors approve US$1.2-billion sale to Washington Cos. - CTV News

September 19, 2017 - 13:17

CTV News

Dominion Diamond investors approve US$1.2-billion sale to Washington Cos.
CTV News
CALGARY -- The Canadian head office of Dominion Diamond (TSX:DDC) is to remain in Calgary after its shareholders voted on Tuesday to approve its US$1.2-billion sale to Washington Companies. Larry Simkins, president of the Montana-based acquirer, ...

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Nunavut school fires create insurance “crisis point:” minister - Nunatsiaq News

September 19, 2017 - 07:06

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut school fires create insurance “crisis point:” minister
Nunatsiaq News
Because of recent fires that devastated schools in Cape Dorset and Kugaaruk, Government of Nunavut officials are finding it's getting harder to buy fire insurance and if the trend continues, the GN could one day become uninsurable, Finance Minister ...

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Ottawa's Telesat secures 15-year Bell contract to improve Nunavut wireless connectivity - Ottawa Business Journal

September 18, 2017 - 16:15

Ottawa Business Journal

Ottawa's Telesat secures 15-year Bell contract to improve Nunavut wireless connectivity
Ottawa Business Journal
Wireless connectivity speeds in Nunavut may see a 20-fold increase thanks to a long-term contract between an Ottawa-based satellite operator and Bell Canada. Telesat announced last week it has signed a 15-year agreement with Bell to provide wireless ...

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Federal trade corridors fund might help pay for Nunavut's transport dreams: minister - Nunatsiaq News

September 18, 2017 - 14:44

Nunatsiaq News

Federal trade corridors fund might help pay for Nunavut's transport dreams: minister
Nunatsiaq News
Ell-Kanayuk said that the Government of Nunavut's “expression of interest” for support under Grays Bay under the National Trade Corridors Fund had been accepted. “This means that now we have to put a business case forward and, at this time, that does ...

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Six stories in the news for today, Sept. 18 - Cape Breton Post

September 18, 2017 - 04:24

Cape Breton Post

Six stories in the news for today, Sept. 18
Cape Breton Post
Finance Minister Bill Morneau is putting the squeeze on federal New Democrats, chiding them for failing to support his proposals to end what he calls unfair tax advantages for some wealthy small business owners. In a letter to three New Democrat MPs, ...

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Nunavut's mysterious island: Retracing the living history of a barren Arctic shelter - The Globe and Mail

September 15, 2017 - 10:04

The Globe and Mail

Nunavut's mysterious island: Retracing the living history of a barren Arctic shelter
The Globe and Mail
He worked for several transportation companies in the Arctic, resupplying northern communities and Distant Early Warning (DEW) Line sites. "I still run across people that ask me if I'm Tom's brother when I travel in the Arctic," wrote Terry Camsell in ...

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Ottawa gives Northwestel $50 million to improve Nunavut internet - Nunatsiaq News

September 15, 2017 - 08:13

Nunatsiaq News

Ottawa gives Northwestel $50 million to improve Nunavut internet
Nunatsiaq News
And although Ottawa's release promises that this upgrade will allow Canadians “to participate fully in the digital economy, seize new business opportunities, and connect with friends and family around the world,” it doesn't quite satisfy minimum speeds ...

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Bains defends spectrum advantage for smaller players - The Globe and Mail

September 14, 2017 - 17:47

The Globe and Mail

Bains defends spectrum advantage for smaller players
The Globe and Mail
Mr. Bains acknowledged on Thursday the "significant investments" in infrastructure made by Canadian telecom companies, but said, "at the same time we also have to look at how to deal with the high cellphone bills that Canadians are paying." His ...

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