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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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Western Nunavut town seeks parental help to reduce youth vandalism - Nunatsiaq News

Août 8, 2017 - 11:57

Nunatsiaq News

Western Nunavut town seeks parental help to reduce youth vandalism
Nunatsiaq News
Western Nunavut town seeks parental help to reduce youth vandalism. "Talk to your children about vandalism". JANE GEORGE ... The Municipality of Cambridge Bay wants parents to help stop the latest wave of costly vandalism in this western Nunavut ...

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Melinda Currey, business consultant and Carleton grad, is the new Mrs. Karlsson - Ottawa Citizen

Août 5, 2017 - 18:44

Ottawa Citizen

Melinda Currey, business consultant and Carleton grad, is the new Mrs. Karlsson
Ottawa Citizen
Melinda Currey, who married Senators captain Erik Karlsson on Saturday, is a business consultant based in Ottawa. She is listed as the chief marketing officer at Wellington Creative on her LinkedIn page. After attending Hillcrest High School, Currey ...

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Inuit org's business arm buys Iqaluit hotel building for $14.9M - Nunatsiaq News

Août 4, 2017 - 10:11

Nunatsiaq News

Inuit org's business arm buys Iqaluit hotel building for $14.9M
Nunatsiaq News
Both QC and Nunavut Arctic College were named as possible buyers in court during a civil hearing over the restaurant lease, during testimony given by Kim Waters in early July. The QC is also involved in plans to build a conference centre and possible ...

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Ice Wireless Deploys Parallel Wireless to Connect the Unconnected Canadians - Markets Insider

Août 3, 2017 - 20:59

Ice Wireless Deploys Parallel Wireless to Connect the Unconnected Canadians
Markets Insider
This collaboration will allow cost-effective expansion of wireless broadband services to consumers and businesses in Canada's most remote Arctic communities. Ice Wireless recognized that innovation was needed to improve network services across the ...

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GN ponders options for Nunavut addictions treatment - Nunatsiaq News

Août 2, 2017 - 10:08

Nunatsiaq News

GN ponders options for Nunavut addictions treatment
Nunatsiaq News
The possibility of a residential addictions treatment centre for Nunavut is back on the table, with the release of a new government request for proposals that seeks someone to research options for offering such a service. According to an RFP issued ...

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NWT village's solar experiment a success - CTV News

Août 1, 2017 - 20:37

CTV News

NWT village's solar experiment a success
CTV News
Wind turbines have been installed outside Whitehorse as well as in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. Northwest Territories Power also operates solar arrays in Fort Simpson. Interested observers from around the circumpolar North have already visited Colville Lake ...

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Inuit language law now in force for Nunavut's private businesses - Nunatsiaq News

Août 1, 2017 - 16:11

Nunatsiaq News

Inuit language law now in force for Nunavut's private businesses
Nunatsiaq News
As sections of the Government of Nunavut's Inuktut-language laws that apply to private businesses come into force across the territory, Nunavummiut should hear more Inuktut greetings and see new and prominent Inuit-language signage. After years of ...

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What you read on Nunatsiaqonline.ca this past July - Nunatsiaq News

Août 1, 2017 - 11:52

What you read on Nunatsiaqonline.ca this past July
Nunatsiaq News
Our readers enjoyed celebrations this past July that included Canada Day, Iqaluit's Alianait music and the Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association festivals as well as Nunavut Day— but the top most-read stories of July on Nunatsiaqonline.ca all contained ...

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Economic outlook for Canada's territories a mixed-bag - CanadianManufacturing.com

Août 1, 2017 - 10:37

Economic outlook for Canada's territories a mixed-bag
CanadianManufacturing.com
OTTAWA—According to The Conference Board of Canada's Territorial Outlook, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut can expect strong growth this year, while a mild contraction in the economy is forecast for Yukon. The medium-term on the other hand looks ...

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Economic Conditions Improve for Canada's Territories - Markets Insider

Août 1, 2017 - 09:20

Economic Conditions Improve for Canada's Territories
Markets Insider
According to The Conference Board of Canada'sTerritorial Outlook, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut can expect strong growth this year, while a mild contraction in the economy is forecast for Yukon. "The outlook for most mineral commodities is much ...

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Economic Conditions Improve for Canada's Territories - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Août 1, 2017 - 09:20

Economic Conditions Improve for Canada's Territories
Canada NewsWire (press release)
According to The Conference Board of Canada's Territorial Outlook, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut can expect strong growth this year, while a mild contraction in the economy is forecast for Yukon. "The outlook for most mineral commodities is ...

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In search of the motherlode: Why Yukon is experiencing a 21st century gold rush - Financial Post

Août 1, 2017 - 08:24

Financial Post

In search of the motherlode: Why Yukon is experiencing a 21st century gold rush
Financial Post
... the territory could be on the brink of a 21st century gold rush. Companies including Goldcorp Inc., Newmont Mining Corp. and Barrick Gold Corp. have lined up to invest more than US$600 million in the Yukon since 2016 — more than anywhere else in ...

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