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'Planting the seed' - Gazette

Septembre 25, 2017 - 09:43

Gazette

'Planting the seed'
Gazette
The funds covered the cost of 90 units for all 25 communities in Nunavut as well as five in Northern Labrador. A tanker called the Travestern, owned by the Woodward Group of Companies, is pictured in Grise Fiord, the most northerly community in Nunavut.

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'Planting the seed' - Gazette

Septembre 25, 2017 - 09:43

Gazette

'Planting the seed'
Gazette
The funds covered the cost of 90 units for all 25 communities in Nunavut as well as five in Northern Labrador. A tanker called the Travestern, owned by the Woodward Group of Companies, is pictured in Grise Fiord, the most northerly community in Nunavut.

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Toasting to roasting: Inuit-owned coffee company teams up with Indigenous farmers in Peru - CBC.ca

Septembre 25, 2017 - 07:00

CBC.ca

Toasting to roasting: Inuit-owned coffee company teams up with Indigenous farmers in Peru
CBC.ca
The idea began brewing over a pot of steaming coffee. That's how Pamela Gross describes launching Kaapittiaq, a new Inuit-owned coffee company rooted in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. "What more of a way to feel proud of our culture than having a business ...

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Railway Closure In Churchill Still Causing Major Economic Issues - SteinbachOnline.com

Septembre 24, 2017 - 06:22

Railway Closure In Churchill Still Causing Major Economic Issues
SteinbachOnline.com
In my mind Churchill's just always been the gateway, the real money maker, the real business is north of us moving into the arctic, moving into Nunavut. There are hundreds of milions of dollars in trade goods that should be purchased in Winnipeg and ...

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New fresh food delivery services in Nunavut seek to combat territory's high grocery prices - CBC.ca

Septembre 23, 2017 - 12:30

CBC.ca

New fresh food delivery services in Nunavut seek to combat territory's high grocery prices
CBC.ca
Hyndman said to continue the business, he would have needed a warehouse in Nunavut and workers in Ottawa to shop. He said he wasn't ready to make that jump in scale, though he said there was customer interest across the territory. He said he started ...

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Big Tobacco looks for its fix with new technology shift - The Globe and Mail

Septembre 22, 2017 - 17:38

The Globe and Mail

Big Tobacco looks for its fix with new technology shift
The Globe and Mail
"Cigarette manufacturing in fact remains among the most lucrative business enterprises in all of human history," Stanford University history professor Robert Proctor recently wrote in the medical journal Tobacco Control. Last year, Philip Morris ...

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Police make changes to cut record check wait times - CBC.ca

Septembre 22, 2017 - 13:21

CBC.ca

Police make changes to cut record check wait times
CBC.ca
London Police Service is adding extra staff and extending hours for residents looking to submit applications for background checks, non-criminal fingerprints and compliance notices in an effort to cut wait times from eight weeks to three. Starting ...

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Prince Harry posed for photographs with Invictus Games athletes in Toronto Friday ahead of a symposium on veterans ... - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Septembre 22, 2017 - 13:18

TheChronicleHerald.ca

Prince Harry posed for photographs with Invictus Games athletes in Toronto Friday ahead of a symposium on veterans ...
TheChronicleHerald.ca
The first edition of the shipwreck-themed Umiyaqtutt Festival began in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, on September 2. The event aims to attract more ... after Boeing launched a trade dispute. Trudeau says Canada won't do business with a company “trying to sue us ...

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Food prices are insanely high in rural Canada, where Ketchup costs $14 and Sunny D costs $29 - Business Insider UK

Septembre 21, 2017 - 13:58

Business Insider UK

Food prices are insanely high in rural Canada, where Ketchup costs $14 and Sunny D costs $29
Business Insider UK
A new online grocery retailer, called Arctic Fresh, is based in Nunavut and ships to a dozen parts of northern Canada. Its food and household items are slightly cheaper than some local stores. Two pounds of strawberries on Arctic Fresh, for example ...

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Food prices are insanely high in rural Canada, where Ketchup costs $14 and Sunny D costs $29 - Business Insider

Septembre 21, 2017 - 13:38

Business Insider

Food prices are insanely high in rural Canada, where Ketchup costs $14 and Sunny D costs $29
Business Insider
A new online grocery retailer, called Arctic Fresh, is based in Nunavut and ships to a dozen parts of northern Canada. Its food and household items are slightly cheaper than some local stores. Two pounds of strawberries on Arctic Fresh, for example ...

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Nunavut, mining company, link arms to improve Kivalliq quality of life - Nunatsiaq News

Septembre 21, 2017 - 13:18

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut, mining company, link arms to improve Kivalliq quality of life
Nunatsiaq News
“This company has shown it understands that the territory's development hinges on good health, its employees and the well-being of their community… They will find that supporting and investing in their Nunavut workforce makes good business sense,” she ...

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Northern innovators championed at Startup Canada regional event - CBC.ca

Septembre 20, 2017 - 16:51

CBC.ca

Northern innovators championed at Startup Canada regional event
CBC.ca
It was organized by Startup Canada, an Ottawa-based not-for-profit corporation that provides consulting services to people starting their own businesses. A variety of Yukon groups and businesses participated as sponsors and hosts. It's the first time ...

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Nunavut health department spends $74M on medical travel: annual report - Nunatsiaq News

Septembre 20, 2017 - 16:10

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut health department spends $74M on medical travel: annual report
Nunatsiaq News
Figures on what the GN spends on medical travel are among the interesting tidbits contained in the health department's annual report for 2016-17, tabled Sept. 14 in the Nunavut Legislature. Within the health department, medical travel continues to be ...

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Northwestel confirms big internet expansion to all of Nunavut - Nunatsiaq News

Septembre 20, 2017 - 09:06

Nunatsiaq News

Northwestel confirms big internet expansion to all of Nunavut
Nunatsiaq News
Four days after receiving $49.9 million from the federal government, Northwestel used the Nunavut Trade Show to announce that by 2019, they will extend internet and cell phone service to all 25 Nunavut communities at download speeds of 15 Mbps and an ...

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Nunavut lender's deficit continues, does not name clients - Nunatsiaq News

Septembre 20, 2017 - 08:07

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut lender's deficit continues, does not name clients
Nunatsiaq News
The Government of Nunavut's arms-length lending agency, the Nunavut Business Credit Corp., expanded its lending portfolio and has cut down its operating deficit, but it is still not identifying the businesses that receive loans, the lender's 2016-17 ...

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Dominion Diamond investors approve US$1.2-billion sale to Washington Companies - Calgary Herald

Septembre 19, 2017 - 23:12

Calgary Herald

Dominion Diamond investors approve US$1.2-billion sale to Washington Companies
Calgary Herald
The Canadian head office of Dominion Diamond is to remain in Calgary after its shareholders voted Tuesday to approve its US$1.2-billion sale to Washington Companies. Larry Simkins, president of the Montana-based acquirer, attended Dominion's special ...
Dominion Diamond investors approve US$1.2-billion sale to Washington Cos.TheChronicleHerald.ca

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Dominion Diamond investors approve US$1.2 billion sale to Washington Cos. - CanadianBusiness.com

Septembre 19, 2017 - 16:30

CanadianBusiness.com

Dominion Diamond investors approve US$1.2 billion sale to Washington Cos.
CanadianBusiness.com
CALGARY _ The Canadian head office of Dominion Diamond (TSX:DDC) is to remain in Calgary after its shareholders voted on Tuesday to approve its US$1.2-billion sale to Washington Companies. Larry Simkins, president of the Montana-based acquirer, ...

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Dominion Diamond investors approve sale to Washington Cos., office to stay in Calgary - The Globe and Mail

Septembre 19, 2017 - 15:30

Dominion Diamond investors approve sale to Washington Cos., office to stay in Calgary
The Globe and Mail
The Canadian head office of Dominion Diamond is to remain in Calgary after its shareholders voted on Tuesday to approve its $1.2-billion (U.S.) sale to Washington Companies. Larry Simkins, president of the Montana-based acquirer, attended Dominion's ...

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Dominion Diamond investors approve US$1.2-billion sale to Washington Cos. - CTV News

Septembre 19, 2017 - 13:17

CTV News

Dominion Diamond investors approve US$1.2-billion sale to Washington Cos.
CTV News
CALGARY -- The Canadian head office of Dominion Diamond (TSX:DDC) is to remain in Calgary after its shareholders voted on Tuesday to approve its US$1.2-billion sale to Washington Companies. Larry Simkins, president of the Montana-based acquirer, ...

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Nunavut school fires create insurance “crisis point:” minister - Nunatsiaq News

Septembre 19, 2017 - 07:06

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut school fires create insurance “crisis point:” minister
Nunatsiaq News
Because of recent fires that devastated schools in Cape Dorset and Kugaaruk, Government of Nunavut officials are finding it's getting harder to buy fire insurance and if the trend continues, the GN could one day become uninsurable, Finance Minister ...

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