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Potential LCBO strike looms over Canada 150-themed beer, wine and spirit sales - Toronto Star

June 22, 2017 - 15:01

Toronto Star

Potential LCBO strike looms over Canada 150-themed beer, wine and spirit sales
Toronto Star
It includes a special-recipe brew from all 10 provinces and two of three territories (minus Nunavut) and is only available at the LCBO. “It's an even dozen. A 13-pack would have been awkward,” jokes Lohin, who hopes the provincial liquor retailer can ...

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Media Advisory: Facebook and Nunavut Suicide Prevention Partners Host Iqaluit Summit on Community Safety and ... - Canada NewsWire (press release)

June 22, 2017 - 13:41

Media Advisory: Facebook and Nunavut Suicide Prevention Partners Host Iqaluit Summit on Community Safety and ...
Canada NewsWire (press release)
The Boost Your Community summit will also include presentations from Facebook experts on Small Business and Safety as well as from Office of the Privacy Commissioner – Canada. Participants will explore best practices and strategies for local business ...

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Media Advisory: Facebook and Nunavut Suicide Prevention Partners Host Iqaluit Summit on Community Safety and ... - SYS-CON Media (press release)

June 22, 2017 - 13:31

Media Advisory: Facebook and Nunavut Suicide Prevention Partners Host Iqaluit Summit on Community Safety and ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
The Boost Your Community summit will also include presentations from Facebook experts on Small Business and Safety as well as from Office of the Privacy Commissioner – Canada. Participants will explore best practices and strategies for local business ...

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Popular hotel set to close with sale of building in Nunavut capital - Nunatsiaq News

June 22, 2017 - 12:50

Popular hotel set to close with sale of building in Nunavut capital
Nunatsiaq News
Owners of the Waters' Edge restaurant in Iqaluit are taking their landlords to court to maintain a rental lease for their business but building owners Northern Properties, says they're selling the building and want the hotel and restaurant off the ...

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'Helping me reconcile': Aboriginal Day Live aims to promote cultural understanding - MetroNews Canada

June 21, 2017 - 10:26

MetroNews Canada

'Helping me reconcile': Aboriginal Day Live aims to promote cultural understanding
MetroNews Canada
Nelson Tagoona, a throat singer and beat boxer from Baker Lake, Nunavut, and Daniel ROA, a Métis singer-songwriter living in Winnipeg, are paired to perform a French song on The Forks stage Wednesday. The free local concert kicks off at 6 p.m.. Tagoona ...

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Despite crappy internet, Nunavut's baby boots market thrives on Facebook - Financial Post

June 20, 2017 - 01:51

Despite crappy internet, Nunavut's baby boots market thrives on Facebook
Financial Post
Redfern, who runs a home business, pays about $500 per month for home Internet due to massive data overage fees. Many people are advocating for a fibre connection to Nunavut, but it would require a massive upfront investment estimated at between $600 ...

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From New York to Seattle to Alberta: Ontario not the only one targeting $15 an hour minimum wage - Financial Post

June 20, 2017 - 01:50

From New York to Seattle to Alberta: Ontario not the only one targeting $15 an hour minimum wage
Financial Post
“The dramatic increases in minimum wages under the proposed legislation mean small companies will hire fewer students and new staff — reducing employment opportunities and the chance for new workplace entrants to get meaningful experience,” wrote ...

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Nunavut climate change body still finding its feet - Nunatsiaq News

June 19, 2017 - 10:03

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut climate change body still finding its feet
Nunatsiaq News
As the Arctic climate gets warmer and wetter and impacts how people, and animals, live and thrive in the North, Nunavut's new Climate Change Secretariat hopes to highlight those impacts, build homegrown capacity and increase local resilience in the ...

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Nunavut climate change body still finding its feet - Nunatsiaq News

June 19, 2017 - 10:03

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut climate change body still finding its feet
Nunatsiaq News
As the Arctic climate gets warmer and wetter and impacts how people, and animals, live and thrive in the North, Nunavut's new Climate Change Secretariat hopes to highlight those impacts, build homegrown capacity and increase local resilience in the ...

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Peregrine Diamonds Commences 2017 Work Program at Chidliak - Marketwired (press release)

June 19, 2017 - 07:30

Peregrine Diamonds Commences 2017 Work Program at Chidliak
Marketwired (press release)
... 2017) - Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (TSX:PGD) ("Peregrine" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that it has completed final preparations for the 2017 work program at its 100%-owned Chidliak Diamond Project ("Chidliak") near Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada.

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BRIEF-Nxgold gets positive screening decision from Nunavut Impact Review Board - Reuters

June 19, 2017 - 06:52

BRIEF-Nxgold gets positive screening decision from Nunavut Impact Review Board
Reuters
Reuters is the news and media division of Thomson Reuters. Thomson Reuters is the world's largest international multimedia news agency, providing investing news, world news, business news, technology news, headline news, small business news, news ...

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BRIEF-Nxgold gets positive screening decision from Nunavut Impact Review Board - Reuters

June 19, 2017 - 06:52

BRIEF-Nxgold gets positive screening decision from Nunavut Impact Review Board
Reuters
Reuters is the news and media division of Thomson Reuters. Thomson Reuters is the world's largest international multimedia news agency, providing investing news, world news, business news, technology news, headline news, small business news, news ...

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NxGold Achieves Important Permitting Milestone for Summer 2017 Exploration at Kuulu - Canada NewsWire (press release)

June 19, 2017 - 06:39

NxGold Achieves Important Permitting Milestone for Summer 2017 Exploration at Kuulu
Canada NewsWire (press release)
("NxGold" or the "Company"), (NXN:TSXV) is pleased to announce that it has received a positive screening decision from the Nunavut Impact Review Board ("NIRB") for its maiden exploration program at the Kuulu Gold Project, Nunavut. The decision by the ...

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Iqaluit restaurant owners trying to stop hotel from kicking them off property - CBC.ca

June 19, 2017 - 06:01

CBC.ca

Iqaluit restaurant owners trying to stop hotel from kicking them off property
CBC.ca
Lawyers for both sides phoned in to a civil hearing in the Nunavut Court of Justice on Friday. In court documents, the owners, sisters Donna and Kim Waters, say they renegotiated a lease with the hotel owner, ... Northview claimed there were various ...

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Head north to understand why Canada needs an infrastructure bank ... - The Globe and Mail

June 18, 2017 - 16:03

The Globe and Mail

Head north to understand why Canada needs an infrastructure bank ...
The Globe and Mail
Any government initiative with a $35-billion price tag is bound to drum up political debate, and the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has been seeing its fair ...

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Nunavut teen charged after Cambridge Bay Mountie stabbed numerous times: RCMP - 660 News

June 16, 2017 - 16:29

660 News

Nunavut teen charged after Cambridge Bay Mountie stabbed numerous times: RCMP
660 News
“Recommendations on this growth cap sends a strong signal that Alberta is not open for business at a time we can least afford it. But Collyer said with the reality of governments of all levels and global investors paying more attention to climate ...

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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's new languages boss vows to keep “languages alive” - Nunatsiaq News

June 16, 2017 - 11:52

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut's new languages boss vows to keep “languages alive”
Nunatsiaq News
Klengenberg has filled roles such as president and CEO for Akhaliak Group of Companies, vice president of Aarluk Consulting, director of human resources for Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. and advisor for arts and traditional economy with the GN. She is ...

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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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