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Exchange program gives teens from Ontario, Nunavut a chance to share knowledge - The Globe and Mail

Août 18, 2017 - 16:49

The Globe and Mail

Exchange program gives teens from Ontario, Nunavut a chance to share knowledge
The Globe and Mail
Then in small teams, the students pitched their ideas in a Dragons' Den-style competition, where they were judged by business and community leaders and government officials, including Nunavut Premier Peter Taptuna, Inuit leader Natan Obed and Mitzie ...

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What you read on Nunatsiaqonline.ca from Aug. 6 to Aug. 13 - Nunatsiaq News

Août 18, 2017 - 11:56

Nunatsiaq News

What you read on Nunatsiaqonline.ca from Aug. 6 to Aug. 13
Nunatsiaq News
The most-read story of the week examined how a Nunavut man was jailed for sabotaging an ex-MLA's business. A Cape Dorset business owner, Jamesie Alariaq, received an 18-month prison sentence for stealing and burning a sealift container in 2014 that ...

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NxGold Provides Update on the Kuulu and Chicobi Projects - Markets Insider

Août 17, 2017 - 06:35

NxGold Provides Update on the Kuulu and Chicobi Projects
Markets Insider
As previously announced on June 19, 2017, the Company obtained a positive decision from the Nunavut Impact Review Board ("NIRB") for the Kuulu project and has since obtained an "Approval Without a Licence" from the Nunavt Water Board ("NWB") which ...

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BC to boost minimum wage by 50 cents to $11.35 - CBC.ca

Août 15, 2017 - 19:05

CBC.ca

BC to boost minimum wage by 50 cents to $11.35
CBC.ca
Canada's highest minimum wage is held by Nunavut at $13, while the lowest is Saskatchewan at $10.72. In a statement, Premier John Horgan said the increase is long overdue. "British Columbia's lowest-paid workers need a raise," ... "We've listened to ...

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Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animals - Business Insider

Août 15, 2017 - 18:33

Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animals
Business Insider
VICTORIA STRAIT, Nunavut (AP) — The email arrived in mid-June, seeking to explode any notion that global warming might turn our Arctic expedition into a summer cruise. "The most important piece of clothing to pack is good, sturdy and warm boots. There ...

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Nunavut urges compliance with signage law in move to protect use of Inuit language - The Lawyer's Daily (subscription)

Août 15, 2017 - 11:49

Nunavut urges compliance with signage law in move to protect use of Inuit language
The Lawyer's Daily (subscription)
The Inuit Language Protection Act was passed in 2008, but enforcement of certain sections was stayed as the government felt businesses and municipalities weren't ready for the law to be implemented, said Nunavut's language commissioner Helen ...

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Nunavut urges compliance with signage law in move to protect use of Inuit language - The Lawyer's Daily (subscription)

Août 15, 2017 - 11:40

Nunavut urges compliance with signage law in move to protect use of Inuit language
The Lawyer's Daily (subscription)
The Inuit Language Protection Act was passed in 2008, but enforcement of certain sections was stayed as the government felt businesses and municipalities weren't ready for the law to be implemented, said Nunavut's language commissioner Helen ...

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Business of Top 40 Canadian miners shifts over years - Canadian Mining Journal

Août 15, 2017 - 09:42

Canadian Mining Journal

Business of Top 40 Canadian miners shifts over years
Canadian Mining Journal
The sale of inco and Noranda/Falconbridge to foreign owners in 2006 changed the complexion of the top 10. Suddenly these companies no longer met our criteria for “Canadian.” The mines in Sudbury and Thompson were still producing nickel. Those in the ...

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Mines can create Indigenous middle class in Ring of Fire: Opinion - Net Newsledger

Août 14, 2017 - 14:11

Net Newsledger

Mines can create Indigenous middle class in Ring of Fire: Opinion
Net Newsledger
Not one mine has been built. During those 10 years, the equally isolated territory of Nunavut has built two gold mines (Agnico Eagle's Meadowbank and TMAC Resources' Doris) and one iron ore operation (Baffinland's Mary River). A fourth gold mine ...

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Nature Conservancy of Canada and Shell applaud historic announcement on marine conservation in Tallurutiup ... - Markets Insider

Août 14, 2017 - 12:09

Canada NewsWire

Nature Conservancy of Canada and Shell applaud historic announcement on marine conservation in Tallurutiup ...
Markets Insider
The joint announcement today by the Qikiqtani Inuit Association and the Governments of Canada and Nunavut is the result of many years of hard work by all involved. Nature Conservancy of Canada president and chief executive officer John Lounds attended ...
Ottawa, Inuit agree on boundaries for Arctic marine conservation areaMetroNews Canada

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Ottawa, Inuit agree on boundaries for Arctic marine conservation area - MetroNews Canada

Août 14, 2017 - 11:39

National Post

Ottawa, Inuit agree on boundaries for Arctic marine conservation area
MetroNews Canada
POND INLET, Nunavut — Inuit groups say their lobbying and traditional knowledge is behind a huge expansion in the boundaries for what is to become Canada's largest national marine conservation area. ... Environmentalists and businesses are involved.".
Nature Conservancy of Canada and Shell applaud historic announcement on marine conservation in Tallurutiup ...Markets Insider

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Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 2:20 am EDT - WTOP

Août 14, 2017 - 02:33

Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 2:20 am EDT
WTOP
VICTORIA STRAIT, Nunavut (AP) — Global warming is opening up the fabled Northwest Passage, a route through Arctic waters that's closed to ships for most of the year. The Associated Press traveled through the passage on a Finnish icebreaker that ...

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Parks Canada and Franklin Interim Advisory Committee Announce Next Steps for the Franklin Wrecks - Markets Insider

Août 11, 2017 - 14:55

Parks Canada and Franklin Interim Advisory Committee Announce Next Steps for the Franklin Wrecks
Markets Insider
With the discovery, Parks Canada is focusing on the protection, conservation, and presentation of the wrecks with both the Government of Nunavut and designated Inuit organizations. Future research will build upon the successful work already completed.

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Pin collecting most popular unofficial sport of the Games - Winnipeg Free Press

Août 11, 2017 - 05:04

Winnipeg Free Press

Pin collecting most popular unofficial sport of the Games
Winnipeg Free Press
Some of the team pins are quite intricate; the Team Nunavut Puzzle, made of interlocking pins, is especially beautiful. "Team Nunavut is very special," he says, pointing out that because of the small number of athletes Nunavut sends to the Games, their ...

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Pin collecting most popular unofficial sport of the Games - Winnipeg Free Press

Août 11, 2017 - 05:04

Winnipeg Free Press

Pin collecting most popular unofficial sport of the Games
Winnipeg Free Press
Some of the team pins are quite intricate; the Team Nunavut Puzzle, made of interlocking pins, is especially beautiful. "Team Nunavut is very special," he says, pointing out that because of the small number of athletes Nunavut sends to the Games, their ...

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RCMP tips on sexual assault a sign of systemic problem, say Toronto advocates - MetroNews Canada

Août 10, 2017 - 20:01

MetroNews Canada

RCMP tips on sexual assault a sign of systemic problem, say Toronto advocates
MetroNews Canada
These are some of the tips given in a news release by Nunavut RCMP Insp. Dean Warr on Tuesday, which Toronto advocates say reinforces victim blaming. The RCMP has since apologized for singling out women in it's initial statement regarding the arrest of ...

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Nunavut communities to benefit from federal Gas Tax Fund transfer - Markets Insider

Août 10, 2017 - 11:39

Nunavut communities to benefit from federal Gas Tax Fund transfer
Markets Insider
IQALUIT, NU, Aug. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Modern and up-to-date community infrastructure helps connect people to jobs and provides access to better community services, attracts new businesses and creates economic growth. In July, the Government of Canada ...

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Igloolik hotel owners say 'seacan hotels' are costing them business - CBC.ca

Août 10, 2017 - 05:01

Igloolik hotel owners say 'seacan hotels' are costing them business
CBC.ca
They say workers for two major Nunavut government construction projects are staying in "seacan hotels" instead of their lodgings, even though government construction contracts stipulate construction companies must use local licensed accommodations.

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New airport in Iqaluit is a big deal for all Nunavut residents - APTN News

Août 9, 2017 - 18:44

New airport in Iqaluit is a big deal for all Nunavut residents
APTN News
In a territory where every community is a fly-in-community, the new airport in Iqaluit is a big deal for everyone in Nunavut. And just about every ... The $300 million project took two years to complete, but the terminal is now open for business ...

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Nunavut man jailed for sabotaging ex-MLA's business - Nunatsiaq News

Août 8, 2017 - 16:08

Nunavut man jailed for sabotaging ex-MLA's business
Nunatsiaq News
Jamesie Alariaq of Cape Dorset was sentenced to 18 months in jail and two years of probation for theft and arson charges laid after he destroyed $77,000 worth of property owned by another Cape Dorset business owner, ex-MLA Fred Schell. (FILE PHOTO).

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