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Canada's top cop said it would be 'reckless' to keep using federal government's IT service - CBC.ca

Octobre 27, 2017 - 05:00

CBC.ca

Canada's top cop said it would be 'reckless' to keep using federal government's IT service
CBC.ca
When asked if it had delivered on a commitment to Paulson to install $4.2 million worth of data centre and telecommunications infrastructure by the end of September, a spokesperson said the agency has finished its work in Manitoba, Nunavut and Ontario ...

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Canada's oil patch also needs a fiscal update - The Globe and Mail

Octobre 25, 2017 - 16:19

The Globe and Mail

Canada's oil patch also needs a fiscal update
The Globe and Mail
As well, Ottawa has placed exploration bans in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut that limit the potential for the economic growth of Northern Canada and introduced a tanker ban on British Columbia's north coast, cutting off a vital trade route to ...

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Incumbent MLA, newcomer face off in two-way race in Baker Lake - Nunatsiaq News

Octobre 24, 2017 - 15:40

Incumbent MLA, newcomer face off in two-way race in Baker Lake
Nunatsiaq News
Kabloona has worked for two past Nunavut premiers, Paul Okalik and Eva Aariak. “From all those experiences, I'm familiar with business planning cycles,” she said. “I have a very in-depth knowledge of those processes. I understand how to get legislation ...

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Probe busts illegal polar bear exports; pilot project narrows loophole - CTV News

Octobre 24, 2017 - 13:28

CTV News

Probe busts illegal polar bear exports; pilot project narrows loophole
CTV News
Canada's wildlife police hope a recent bust of illegal exports of polar bear rugs to China will soon be a thing of the past. A Quebec company has pleaded guilty to three counts of illegally exporting polar bear rugs to the Asian country after an 18 ...

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FNX Mining founder among mining hall of fame inductees - Northern Ontario Business

Octobre 23, 2017 - 16:35

Northern Ontario Business

FNX Mining founder among mining hall of fame inductees
Northern Ontario Business
He purchased five surplus Sudbury properties from INCO, launching Fort Knox Gold Resources (FNX Mining), and within five years the company was producing 900,000 tons of ore and recording net earnings of $68.7 million. FNX merged with Quadra Mining in ...

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Statement - Government of the United Kingdom signals intent of historic gift to Canada - Markets Insider

Octobre 23, 2017 - 16:26

Statement - Government of the United Kingdom signals intent of historic gift to Canada
Markets Insider
The Government of Canada recognizes the invaluable contributions of Inuit of Nunavut, the Government of Nunavut, and all partners in the search and discovery of the wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror. Most importantly, the discoveries would not have ...

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Mock vote to give students in Nunavut chance to have their say in territorial election - CBC.ca

Octobre 21, 2017 - 10:02

CBC.ca

Mock vote to give students in Nunavut chance to have their say in territorial election
CBC.ca
This is the first time the charity has organized this for a territorial election in Nunavut; the charity was here for the first time in 2015 for the federal election. At that time 12 schools participated, and had the same result as the real election ...

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Aggu incumbent eyes the Nunavut premier's job - Nunatsiaq News

Octobre 20, 2017 - 11:32

Nunatsiaq News

Aggu incumbent eyes the Nunavut premier's job
Nunatsiaq News
One bit of unfinished business includes an amended Education Act that died at the close of the last legislature when regular MLAs, opposed to the controversial bill, voted against debating it in committee of the whole, a necessary stage for new bills ...

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Nunavut daycare ups fees by $1 per day starting 2018 - Nunatsiaq News

Octobre 20, 2017 - 08:08

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut daycare ups fees by $1 per day starting 2018
Nunatsiaq News
“Costs to the daycare, like any business or household in the territory, increase annually. The daycare often struggles to cover total expenses,” said the letter to parents. Aakuluk added that they also struggle to attract and retain high quality staff ...

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Nunavut Inuit org, Sabina reach deal on proposed gold mine - Nunatsiaq News

Octobre 19, 2017 - 15:36

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut Inuit org, Sabina reach deal on proposed gold mine
Nunatsiaq News
Kitikmeot Inuit Association President Stanley Anablak speaks at the annual general meeting of the organization, which took place Oct. 16 to Oct. 18 in Cambridge Bay. Near the end of the AGM, Anablak shared the news that the KIA had reached agreement on ...

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Outgoing Nunavut premier reflects on term with western Nunavut Inuit org - Nunatsiaq News

Octobre 19, 2017 - 10:11

Nunatsiaq News

Outgoing Nunavut premier reflects on term with western Nunavut Inuit org
Nunatsiaq News
These included explaining the high cost of doing government business in Nunavut to officials in Ottawa. There they didn't always know Nunavut has 25 communities, which all need infrastructure such as new schools and updated power plants, he said.

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Political newcomer wants to help Nunavut residents get back to the classroom - Nunatsiaq News

Octobre 19, 2017 - 08:11

Nunatsiaq News

Political newcomer wants to help Nunavut residents get back to the classroom
Nunatsiaq News
Main also spent three years in Cambridge Bay, the hometown of his wife Amanda, where he worked in business development for the Kitikmeot Inuit Association. Now back in Arviat, Main has a young family and works as a consultant specializing in economic ...

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NxGold Granted Water Pertmit for the Kuulu Gold Project and Provides Exploration Update on the Chicobi Gold Project - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Octobre 19, 2017 - 06:34

NxGold Granted Water Pertmit for the Kuulu Gold Project and Provides Exploration Update on the Chicobi Gold Project
Canada NewsWire (press release)
("NxGold" or the "Company"), (NXN:TSXV) is pleased to advise that a Type B Water Licence (2BE-KUU1721) has been issued by the Nunavut Water Board in respect of the Kuulu Project in Nunavut. This licence authorizes water use and waste management ...

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Thursday's small-cap stocks to watch - The Globe and Mail

Octobre 19, 2017 - 05:39

The Globe and Mail

Thursday's small-cap stocks to watch
The Globe and Mail
Our roundup of Canadian small-caps of between $100-million and $2.5-billion in market capitalization making news and on the move today. Pengrowth Energy Corp. (PGF-T; PGH-N) says it has an agreement to sell the "vast majority of its remaining non-core ...

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Sabina & Kitikmeot Inuit Association Announce Binding Term Sheet for Land Tenure and Inuit Benefits for the Back ... - Markets Insider

Octobre 18, 2017 - 21:07

Sabina & Kitikmeot Inuit Association Announce Binding Term Sheet for Land Tenure and Inuit Benefits for the Back ...
Markets Insider
Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. is a well-financed, emerging precious metals company with district scale, advanced, high grade gold assets in one of the world's newest, politically stable mining jurisdictions: Nunavut, Canada. Sabina released a Feasibility ...

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Sabina Gold & Silver Executes Binding Term Sheet with Kitikmeot Inuit Association for Surface Land Access - Junior Mining Network

Octobre 18, 2017 - 16:47

Sabina Gold & Silver Executes Binding Term Sheet with Kitikmeot Inuit Association for Surface Land Access
Junior Mining Network
Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. is a well-financed, emerging precious metals company with district scale, advanced, high grade gold assets in one of the world's newest, politically stable mining jurisdictions: Nunavut, Canada. Sabina released a Feasibility ...

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Iqaluit-Manirajak's election foursome agree on transitional housing - Nunatsiaq News

Octobre 18, 2017 - 08:08

Nunatsiaq News

Iqaluit-Manirajak's election foursome agree on transitional housing
Nunatsiaq News
Advance polls are open and candidates in Iqaluit-Manirajak are running full speed ahead with their campaigns for the Oct. 30 Nunavut election. The four-way race brings together incumbent MLA Monica Ell-Kanayuk, the current Inuit Circumpolar Council ...

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Advanced polls for Nunavut's election are now open in half the territory's communities - CBC.ca

Octobre 17, 2017 - 13:48

CBC.ca

Advanced polls for Nunavut's election are now open in half the territory's communities
CBC.ca
... and others away from the territory during the election can vote via mail-in ballot, which you can get by filling out a form online. People with mobility issues can register in advance to call in their vote on the morning of Oct. 23. Nunavut's ...

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Developer delays project after uproar within Nunavut hamlet council - Nunatsiaq News

Octobre 17, 2017 - 09:15

Developer delays project after uproar within Nunavut hamlet council
Nunatsiaq News
Workers at TBG Construction Ltd. plan to put the finishing touches on this little house, as a toilet-equipped "job shack" for its workers who want to warm up or take a break. But it won't be used until next year after the company decided to postpone ...

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Adlair Aviation lost gov't medevac contract fair and square, Nunavut judge rules - CBC.ca

Octobre 17, 2017 - 04:59

CBC.ca

Adlair Aviation lost gov't medevac contract fair and square, Nunavut judge rules
CBC.ca
... not putting his client's best possible case forward. Bychok awarded legal costs to the Government of Nunavut at the higher of the two rates available to judges in civil court. The Government of Nunavut has 10 business days to submit a bill of its ...

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