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Ottawa invests $50 million in Nunavut's backbone satellite internet network - Financial Post

September 14, 2017 - 16:43

Financial Post

Ottawa invests $50 million in Nunavut's backbone satellite internet network
Financial Post
“It really starts bridging that digital divide and impacts health, education and small business,” Shaw said. Northwestel's backbone will rely on the Ka-band high-throughput satellite Telesat Canada plans to launch ... The new technology allows for ...
Federal government announces $50M for faster Arctic internetCanadianBusiness.com
Communities across Nunavut will benefit from faster InternetCanada NewsWire (press release)
'Moving from megabytes to gigabytes:' Ottawa pledges $50M for Arctic internetTheChronicleHerald.ca

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Communities across Nunavut will benefit from faster Internet - Canada NewsWire (press release)

September 14, 2017 - 14:46

BNN

Communities across Nunavut will benefit from faster Internet
Canada NewsWire (press release)
IQALUIT, Sept. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadians in all 25 Nunavut communities will be able to do business online, participate in distance education and search for jobs online thanks to a Government of Canada investment in high-speed Internet worth nearly $50 ...
Federal government announces $50M for faster Arctic internetTheChronicleHerald.ca

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Fall election looms over final sitting of current Nunavut assembly - CBC.ca

September 14, 2017 - 10:10

CBC.ca

Fall election looms over final sitting of current Nunavut assembly
CBC.ca
It is crunch time for Nunavut MLAs as they wrap up business in the final sitting before this fall's territorial election and hit the campaign trail. The fall sitting is underway in Iqaluit this week. "It's like we're rushing now to get some answers ...

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Northern mayors think big picture for prosperity in the territories - Edmonton Sun

September 13, 2017 - 23:12

Edmonton Sun

Northern mayors think big picture for prosperity in the territories
Edmonton Sun
That's because, more than any other region in Canada, Nunavut, Yukon and the Northwest Territories, with their vast resource-rich expanses and relatively small populations, need partnerships with each other, Indigenous communities, multiple layers of ...

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Northern mayors think big picture for prosperity in the territories - Edmonton Journal

September 13, 2017 - 23:03

Edmonton Journal

Northern mayors think big picture for prosperity in the territories
Edmonton Journal
That's because, more than any other region in Canada, Nunavut, Yukon and the Northwest Territories, with their vast resource-rich expanses and relatively small populations, need partnerships with each other, Indigenous communities, multiple layers of ...

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Census shows Alberta leads provinces in earnings, but victims of recession still struggling - Calgary Herald

September 13, 2017 - 18:25

Calgary Herald

Census shows Alberta leads provinces in earnings, but victims of recession still struggling
Calgary Herald
Adding territories into the mix, median incomes in Alberta were the third-highest in the country in 2015, behind Northwest Territories ($117,700) and Nunavut ($97,400), though Tombe said a much higher cost of living in the north offsets the higher ...

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Census 2016: Prairies, commodity boom drive growth in national incomes - CanadianBusiness.com

September 13, 2017 - 16:20

CanadianBusiness.com

Census 2016: Prairies, commodity boom drive growth in national incomes
CanadianBusiness.com
Much of that increase can be attributed to the spike in commodity prices over that 10-year period, helping resource-rich regions like Nunavut, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Newfoundland and Labrador post increases twice or three times the national average.
Census 2016: highlights from latest report on Canadian income levelsTheChronicleHerald.ca
Canadians have more cash — how much depends on where you liveFinancial Post

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Councillors, residents balk at new resto-lounge in Nunavut capital - Nunatsiaq News

September 13, 2017 - 16:19

Nunatsiaq News

Councillors, residents balk at new resto-lounge in Nunavut capital
Nunatsiaq News
With leases for five lots, Wilkins has a considerable investment in the project. “We're not getting away from food. A bar is not going to be in the name of our business, it's not 'bar and grill', it's going to remain Big Racks Barbeque,” he said. And ...

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Agnico Eagle soars at 60 - Canadian Mining Journal

September 13, 2017 - 15:41

Agnico Eagle soars at 60
Canadian Mining Journal
Boyd reserves a large measure of his enthusiasm for the roles the Amaruq and Meliadine mines will play in the surrounding community life of Nunavut. Despite the tensions that have historically occurred between mining companies and Indigenous peoples, ...

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Census 2016: Canadians' income up 11%, but disparities persist - Ottawa Business Journal

September 13, 2017 - 11:23

Ottawa Business Journal

Census 2016: Canadians' income up 11%, but disparities persist
Ottawa Business Journal
Much of that increase can be attributed to the spike in commodity prices over that 10-year period, helping resource-rich regions like Nunavut, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Newfoundland and Labrador post increases twice or three times the national average.
Census 2016: highlights from latest report on Canadian income levelsTheChronicleHerald.ca
Canadians have more cash — how much depends on where you liveFinancial Post

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Low Inuit staffing in government hurts Nunavut: NTI report - Nunatsiaq News

September 13, 2017 - 10:03

Nunatsiaq News

Low Inuit staffing in government hurts Nunavut: NTI report
Nunatsiaq News
Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. released the new report Sept. 12, called “The cost of not successfully implementing Article 23: representative employment for Inuit within the government,” prepared by the firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. Article 23 is the section of ...

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Welcome to the gold issue - Canadian Mining Journal

September 13, 2017 - 10:02

Welcome to the gold issue
Canadian Mining Journal
We couldn't think of a better profile for our gold issue than Agnico Eagle Mines – a Canadian success story that will celebrate 60 years in business in October. Simply put, the company represents some of the best qualities of Canadian mining. Of Agnico ...

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Census 2016: highlights from latest report on Canadian income levels - TheChronicleHerald.ca

September 13, 2017 - 08:47

Macleans.ca

Census 2016: highlights from latest report on Canadian income levels
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Fuelled by strong commodity prices, Nunavut and Saskatchewan saw median income grow 36.7 per cent and 36.5 per cent, respectively, between 2005 and 2015. Newfoundland and Labrador, the Northwest Territories, Alberta and Manitoba also grew by ...
Canadians have more cash — how much depends on where you liveFinancial Post

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Census 2016: Prairies, commodity boom drive growth in national incomes - Cape Breton Post

September 13, 2017 - 08:39

Census 2016: Prairies, commodity boom drive growth in national incomes
Cape Breton Post
Much of that increase can be attributed to the spike in commodity prices over that 10-year period, helping resource-rich regions like Nunavut, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Newfoundland and Labrador post increases twice or three times the national average.

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Proposed Port and Road in Canada's Central Arctic Raise Caribou Concerns - News Deeply

September 13, 2017 - 08:27

News Deeply

Proposed Port and Road in Canada's Central Arctic Raise Caribou Concerns
News Deeply
The Grays Bay Port and Road Project, a joint venture of the government of Nunavut and the Kitikmeot Inuit Association, was first announced in 2016, in hopes of drawing industry and development to the Kitikmeot region in northwestern Nunavut ...

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Inuit birthright firm sponsors new Nunavut fishing company - Nunatsiaq News

September 13, 2017 - 07:08

Nunatsiaq News

Inuit birthright firm sponsors new Nunavut fishing company
Nunatsiaq News
Qikiqtaaluk Corp., the business arm of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association, has sponsored the formation of a new not-for-profit fisheries organization, the company said Sept. 8. It's called the Qikiqtani Fisheries Alliance and it comprises four hunters and ...

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Sabina Closes Second Tranche of $6 Million Flow Through Private PlacementNOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED ... - Markets Insider

September 12, 2017 - 16:45

Sabina Closes Second Tranche of $6 Million Flow Through Private PlacementNOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED ...
Markets Insider
Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. is a well-financed, emerging precious metals company with district scale, world class undeveloped assets in one of the world's newest, politically stable mining jurisdictions: Nunavut, Canada. Sabina recently released a ...

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Igloolik-based online upstart offers lower-cost food in Baffin - Nunatsiaq News

September 12, 2017 - 07:13

Nunatsiaq News

Igloolik-based online upstart offers lower-cost food in Baffin
Nunatsiaq News
Rhoda Angutimarik, the CEO of Arctic Fresh, the Igloolik-based online business that hopes to give residents of most Baffin communities some relief from high food prices, displaying items from their "Bannock Essentials" package. Arctic Fresh serves ...

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Art commemorates former Southway Hotel as 'home away from home' for Inuit travellers - www.ottawacommunitynews.com/

September 11, 2017 - 13:35

www.ottawacommunitynews.com/

Art commemorates former Southway Hotel as 'home away from home' for Inuit travellers
www.ottawacommunitynews.com/
“I still feel like I am coming home,” said Elisapee Sheutiapik, who was one of those travellers who stayed at the hotel when she journeyed south in her former role as a three-term mayor of Iqaluit, Nunavut. Every three months over the course of five ...

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Hotel room shortage in Nunavut's capital adds strain to busy fall season - Nunatsiaq News

September 11, 2017 - 08:14

Nunatsiaq News

Hotel room shortage in Nunavut's capital adds strain to busy fall season
Nunatsiaq News
When the former Hotel Arctic was transformed into a student residence for Nunavut Arctic College, Iqaluit lost 76 hotel rooms, creating big problems for people visiting the community for political and business events. (PHOTO BY STEVE DUCHARME).

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