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12 hobbies you can turn into a decent paying career - CJOB

April 12, 2017 - 14:11

CJOB

12 hobbies you can turn into a decent paying career
CJOB
Whether it's exercising, baking or art, many of us have hobbies we turn to that help make our work weeks a little more bearable. I mean, who hasn't wished they could leave the office early – or ditch work altogether – to get back to doing what they love?

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12 hobbies you can turn into a decent paying career - Globalnews.ca

April 12, 2017 - 14:04

Globalnews.ca

12 hobbies you can turn into a decent paying career
Globalnews.ca
“[These jobs] provide flexibility and perhaps some opportunities to become your own boss and have your own business,” Jodi Kasten, managing director at Indeed.com, says. “I think this is realistic for people to do, and I think the list we provided here ...

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City of Iqaluit cracks down on expired business licenses - Nunatsiaq News

April 12, 2017 - 13:21

Nunatsiaq News

City of Iqaluit cracks down on expired business licenses
Nunatsiaq News
A handful of Iqaluit residents had to appear at the Nunavut Court of Justice April 11 because they failed to mind their own business … licenses. If you were wondering why the Justice of the Peace docket for April 11 was crowded with a who's-who of ...

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You can earn $50K in tax-free dividends, but there's a catch: You can't have a job - Financial Post

April 11, 2017 - 13:48

Financial Post

You can earn $50K in tax-free dividends, but there's a catch: You can't have a job
Financial Post
These include Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Ontario, Saskatchewan, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon. It's only $45,309 in Prince Edward Island, $35,835 in Quebec, $30,509 in Nova Scotia, $24,271 in Manitoba and just $18,679 in ...

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Nunavut regulators ponder hovercraft proposal from Agnico Eagle - Nunatsiaq News

April 11, 2017 - 13:18

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut regulators ponder hovercraft proposal from Agnico Eagle
Nunatsiaq News
The mining company, which operates the Meadowbank gold mine in Nunavut, said the hovercraft technology is, “the most cost-effective and best overall alternative for exploration from an environmental and economic perspective.” But the Kivalliq Inuit ...

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What Lawyers Wear in Court - Nunatsiaq News

April 11, 2017 - 11:46

What Lawyers Wear in Court
Nunatsiaq News
In the Nunavut Court of Justice, except for jury matters, male lawyers must wear a conservative business suit or sports jacket and pants combination with a tie and dress shoes or, formal sealskin vests and or kamiks may be worn in place of a suit ...

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IsoEnergy Intersects Elevated Uranium Geochemistry at Radio - Ottawa Citizen

April 11, 2017 - 06:40

Ottawa Citizen

IsoEnergy Intersects Elevated Uranium Geochemistry at Radio
Ottawa Citizen
VANCOUVER, April 11, 2017 /CNW/ - IsoEnergy Ltd. ("IsoEnergy" or the "Company") (TSXV:ISO) is pleased to report on exploration drilling results at the Radio uranium project in the eastern Athabasca Basin of Saskatchewan. Results ... IsoEnergy Ltd. is a ...

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Cemeteries running out of room - The Globe and Mail

April 10, 2017 - 17:22

The Globe and Mail

Cemeteries running out of room
The Globe and Mail
“I can safely say this is a problem from coast to coast to coast,” says Mr. Lees, describing his company's work in places such as Nova Scotia, PEI, British Columbia and Nunavut. There are some rural towns whose cemeteries still have room to grow, but ...

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Nunavut could benefit from provincial-territorial trade deal: Taptuna - Nunatsiaq News

April 10, 2017 - 13:15

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut could benefit from provincial-territorial trade deal: Taptuna
Nunatsiaq News
Even if they win their case, all they've done is open the Nunavut procurement market up to competition from the entire Canadian business community. Better to work through the NNI system. @#2 Four points: One, Inuvik is not a hub like Iqaluit is, nor is ...

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Getting startups to stay in Manitoba takes money - Winnipeg Free Press

April 9, 2017 - 18:58

Winnipeg Free Press

Getting startups to stay in Manitoba takes money
Winnipeg Free Press
When the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce conducted its State of the Business Community survey back in 2015, access to capital was identified as one of the most pressing business challenges. The particular finding from the survey isn't surprising; Manitoba ...

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New $10 bank note unveiled to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary - CanadianBusiness.com

April 7, 2017 - 15:24

New $10 bank note unveiled to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary
CanadianBusiness.com
The design also incorporates Inuit and Metis cultural elements, including a holographic reproduction of the “Owl's Bouquet” stencil print created by Inuit artist Kenojuak Ashevak, who lived in Nunavut _ the last territory to join Confederation, in 1999 ...

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Praise for mining jobs dominates Nunavut symposium - Nunatsiaq News

April 7, 2017 - 07:12

Nunatsiaq News

Praise for mining jobs dominates Nunavut symposium
Nunatsiaq News
Speaking April 5 at the Nunavut Mining Symposium in Iqaluit, Patrick Tagoona, president of Nunavut Investments Ltd., a management and holding company, says mining has increased the middle class in his home community of Baker Lake. (PHOTO BY JANE ...

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Always in our hearts: Bill McConkey, Jan. 16, 1949–March 31, 2017 - Nunatsiaq News

April 6, 2017 - 13:10

Nunatsiaq News

Always in our hearts: Bill McConkey, Jan. 16, 1949–March 31, 2017
Nunatsiaq News
Bill McConkey, Jan. 16, 1949–March 31, 2017, in a photo taken around 1990. The staff of Nunatsiaq News, Nortext Publishing Corp. and Ayaya Communications will never forget our beloved advertising manager, who dedicated more than three decades of ...

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Provinces spent $43M on preemie drug experts say can be made for a fraction of the cost - CBC.ca

April 6, 2017 - 05:00

CBC.ca

Provinces spent $43M on preemie drug experts say can be made for a fraction of the cost
CBC.ca
Dr. Kim Barker, the medical officer of health for Nunavut, says AbbVie is "absolutely aggressive" with its sales tactics, emailing and calling "constantly." "It's the only pharmaceutical company I've ever had contact with up in Nunavut. I haven't had ...

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Nunavut students to complete the year, despite losing school to fire - Nunatsiaq News

April 5, 2017 - 14:38

Nunavut students to complete the year, despite losing school to fire
Nunatsiaq News
Kugaardjuq students in Grades 10, 11 and 12 have been spread out in temporary classroom spaces across the community—from the wellness centre, the local business development centre, housing office and Arctic College campus offices, said principal ...

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Nunavut senator dumps on land use plan, Trudeau government - Nunatsiaq News

April 5, 2017 - 13:10

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut senator dumps on land use plan, Trudeau government
Nunatsiaq News
Proposals to protect big swaths of Nunavut land through the Nunavut Planning Commission's draft Nunavut Land Use Plan won't help the economy, people or caribou, Conservative Nunavut Senator Dennis Patterson said April 4 at the Nunavut Mining Symposium ...

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Three Iqaluit council candidates pitch deficit-reduction strategies - Nunatsiaq News

March 31, 2017 - 09:25

Nunatsiaq News

Three Iqaluit council candidates pitch deficit-reduction strategies
Nunatsiaq News
Iqaluit's municipal by-election to fill two vacant seats on city council, set for April 10, has drawn a diverse crop of candidates with different views on how to tackle the Nunavut capital's looming challenges, starting with the city's deficit. The two ...

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Rival group eyes railway, port - Winnipeg Free Press

March 30, 2017 - 22:39

Winnipeg Free Press

Rival group eyes railway, port
Winnipeg Free Press
Unlike the "consortium" that Omnitrax is currently talking to, this new group, called One North, appears to have broad representation from both municipalities and First Nations of northern Manitoba all along the rail line as well as the Kivaliq region ...

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Vacant federal appointments slow decision making in the North - CBC.ca

March 30, 2017 - 14:37

CBC.ca

Vacant federal appointments slow decision making in the North
CBC.ca
Decision making has slowed at the Sahtu Renewable Resources Board due to six vacant positions that require federal appointment or approval. An analysis by CBC News on Wednesday revealed there are 572 vacant or expired federal appointments across ...

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BRIEF-North Arrow to sell Contwoyto project, Nunavut - Reuters

March 30, 2017 - 09:08

BRIEF-North Arrow to sell Contwoyto project, Nunavut
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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