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12 years after being destroyed by fire, Iqaluit's igloo church is finally debt-free - CBC.ca

May 4, 2017 - 14:34

CBC.ca

12 years after being destroyed by fire, Iqaluit's igloo church is finally debt-free
CBC.ca
Iqaluit alone was able to fundraise $1 million of the entire $11 million it took to rebuild the cathedral, the hub for the Anglican church in the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Nunavik. Now, about 250 people attend regular Sunday services at the ...

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Showcasing the Arts in Nunavut - New skills training will help Nunavut artists take advantage of increased demand ... - Canada NewsWire (press release)

May 4, 2017 - 14:12

Showcasing the Arts in Nunavut - New skills training will help Nunavut artists take advantage of increased demand ...
Canada NewsWire (press release)
This investment will help the Qaggiavuut Society train artists in marketing and product development so they can better manage and promote their own careers and take advantage of opportunities from arts festivals to movie production companies. Artists ...

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For Mental Health Week, people in Nunavik, Nunavut want to raise awareness - Nunatsiaq News

May 4, 2017 - 08:32

Nunatsiaq News

For Mental Health Week, people in Nunavik, Nunavut want to raise awareness
Nunatsiaq News
During Mental Health Week, which takes place May 1 to May 7, a Kuujjuaq father and business owner wants to honour the memory of his son and raise awareness of mental health. To that end, Dave Forrest, who owns Tivi Galleries in Kuujjuaq, has green ...

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Calm Air loses $14 M contract after North West Company's airline acquisition - CBC.ca

May 3, 2017 - 15:23

CBC.ca

Calm Air loses $14 M contract after North West Company's airline acquisition
CBC.ca
The North West Company currently relies on Calm Air for freight delivery in Nunavut's Kivalliq region. On Friday, the airline announced it had been given 90 days notice that the North West Company would be terminating its relationship with Calm Air.

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Nunavut continues to leave foster kids in Ottawa group homes without local social worker - APTN News

May 3, 2017 - 14:10

Nunavut continues to leave foster kids in Ottawa group homes without local social worker
APTN News
An APTN National News investigation in November showed Nunavut foster kids sent out of territory are big business as group homes in the city make millions off the few dozen children, many with medical or mental health issues Nunavut says it can't care for.

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Government of Canada supports healthy children, families and communities in Nunavut - Markets Insider

May 3, 2017 - 10:58

Government of Canada supports healthy children, families and communities in Nunavut
Markets Insider
IQALUIT, May 1, 2017 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada and the Government of Nunavut are committed to a renewed Inuit-Crown relationship to make progress on the issues that are most important, including health. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, ...

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2 Overlooked Dividend-Growth Stocks to Consider in May - The Motley Fool Canada

May 3, 2017 - 10:14

2 Overlooked Dividend-Growth Stocks to Consider in May
The Motley Fool Canada
Equitable Group Inc. (TSX:EQB) is a financial services business that operates through its wholly owned subsidiary Equitable Bank. Equitable Bank is the country's ninth-largest independent Schedule I bank with approximately ... The Equipment Group is ...

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Nutrition North consultation sparks dizzying kaleidoscope of demands - Nunatsiaq News

May 3, 2017 - 07:05

Nunatsiaq News

Nutrition North consultation sparks dizzying kaleidoscope of demands
Nunatsiaq News
After reading 19 written submissions, interviewing 61 business people, activists and regional leaders, and visiting 21 communities, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada officials compiled everything they heard into one big report posted online April ...

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Alberta Court Of Appeal Expands Availability Of Equitable Limitations Defence - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

May 3, 2017 - 06:38

Alberta Court Of Appeal Expands Availability Of Equitable Limitations Defence
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
In Weatherford, Weatherford Canada Partnership (Plaintiff) alleged that two of its employees quit to establish a competing business. The Plaintiff initially sued those employees and a number of people and corporations involved in the competing business.

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North West Co. buys airline, ends Kivalliq air freight contract with Calm Air - Nunatsiaq News

May 2, 2017 - 07:04

Nunatsiaq News

North West Co. buys airline, ends Kivalliq air freight contract with Calm Air
Nunatsiaq News
But the NWC also plans to use the airline to ship cargo to Nunavut's Kivalliq region. The company that owns Calm Air, Exchange Income Corp., said the NWC plans to end its use of the Manitoba-based Calm Air within 90 days. “EIC has received notice from ...

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Made-in-Surrey beers celebrate Canada's 150 birthday, with 12 breweries repped - Cloverdale Reporter

May 1, 2017 - 21:14

Made-in-Surrey beers celebrate Canada's 150 birthday, with 12 breweries repped
Cloverdale Reporter
The brew that reps British Columbia is Left of the Divide IPA, from Delta-based Four Winds Brewing Company. The multi-province effort is billed as the only cross-Canada beer collaboration celebrating “Canada 150.” Only Nunavut isn't involved, because ...

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Manitoba's economic growth third best in the country - Winnipeg Free Press

May 1, 2017 - 12:16

Manitoba's economic growth third best in the country
Winnipeg Free Press
The Statistics Canada report also included the real GDP growth for the three territories, although most economic forecasters tend to focus on just the provinces. The agency said Yukon posted the strongest growth among the three, at 8.2 per cent ...

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Dunnedin Earns 100 Percent Of Kahuna Project And Progresses Spin-Out - Stockhouse

May 1, 2017 - 10:56

Dunnedin Earns 100 Percent Of Kahuna Project And Progresses Spin-Out
Stockhouse
... "Company" or "Dunnedin") (TSX-V: DVI) today reported it has entered into a Letter Agreement (the “Agreement”) whereby it will accelerate its Option Agreement (the “Option”) payments and receive a 100% undivided interest in the Kahuna project, Nunavut.

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Canada's economy grew by 1.3% last year, but many provinces grew by more - CBC.ca

May 1, 2017 - 09:30

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Canada's economy grew by 1.3% last year, but many provinces grew by more
CBC.ca
And Nunavut's economy expanded by 3.9 per cent in 2016 following a 1.2 per cent gain in 2015. The economy of the Northwest Territories, meanwhile, just barely shrank, by 0.1 per cent last year. The main culprit was a more than 50 per cent decline in ...

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Manitoba Movers - Winnipeg Free Press

May 1, 2017 - 08:48

Manitoba Movers
Winnipeg Free Press
honoured excellence in engineering at their 18th annual awards gala. The Keystone Award for the project that best represented the program's standards of excellence was presented to AECOM Canada Ltd. for the Eureka Nunavut — Water and Sewer in the ...

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Dunnedin Earns 100 Percent Of Kahuna Project And Progresses Spin-Out - Junior Mining Network

May 1, 2017 - 07:48

Dunnedin Earns 100 Percent Of Kahuna Project And Progresses Spin-Out
Junior Mining Network
... "Company" or "Dunnedin") (TSX-V: DVI) today reported it has entered into a Letter Agreement (the "Agreement") whereby it will accelerate its Option Agreement (the "Option") payments and receive a 100% undivided interest in the Kahuna project, Nunavut.

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Canadian minimum wage workers say they're surviving rather than living - TheChronicleHerald.ca

April 30, 2017 - 13:06

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Canadian minimum wage workers say they're surviving rather than living
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Ontario: $11.40. Manitoba: $11. Saskatchewan: $10.72. Alberta: $12.20. British Columbia: $10.85. Yukon: $11.07. Northwest Territories: $12.50. Nunavut: $13. Source: provincial and territorial labour websites. Vicky Fragasso-Marquis, The Canadian Press.

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Teacher turns to crowdfunding to buy greenhouse for Nunavut students - Winnipeg Free Press

April 30, 2017 - 10:25

Winnipeg Free Press

Teacher turns to crowdfunding to buy greenhouse for Nunavut students
Winnipeg Free Press
QIKIQTARJUAQ, Nunavut - A teacher in a remote Nunavut community is trying to buy and build a greenhouse in the hopes that he and his students can cut the sky-high costs of healthy eating in the North. "We're at almost 24-hour daylight here now, so for ...

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Made-in-Surrey beers celebrate Canada's 150 birthday, with 12 breweries repped - BCLocalNews

April 29, 2017 - 17:09

Made-in-Surrey beers celebrate Canada's 150 birthday, with 12 breweries repped
BCLocalNews
The brew that reps British Columbia is Left of the Divide IPA, from Delta-based Four Winds Brewing Company. The multi-province effort is billed as the only cross-Canada beer collaboration celebrating “Canada 150.” Only Nunavut isn't involved, because ...

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