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Proposed Port and Road in Canada's Central Arctic Raise Caribou Concerns - News Deeply

Septembre 13, 2017 - 08:27

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Proposed Port and Road in Canada's Central Arctic Raise Caribou Concerns
News Deeply
The Grays Bay Port and Road Project, a joint venture of the government of Nunavut and the Kitikmeot Inuit Association, was first announced in 2016, in hopes of drawing industry and development to the Kitikmeot region in northwestern Nunavut ...

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Inuit birthright firm sponsors new Nunavut fishing company - Nunatsiaq News

Septembre 13, 2017 - 07:08

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Inuit birthright firm sponsors new Nunavut fishing company
Nunatsiaq News
Qikiqtaaluk Corp., the business arm of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association, has sponsored the formation of a new not-for-profit fisheries organization, the company said Sept. 8. It's called the Qikiqtani Fisheries Alliance and it comprises four hunters and ...

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Sabina Closes Second Tranche of $6 Million Flow Through Private PlacementNOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED ... - Markets Insider

Septembre 12, 2017 - 16:45

Sabina Closes Second Tranche of $6 Million Flow Through Private PlacementNOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED ...
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Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. is a well-financed, emerging precious metals company with district scale, world class undeveloped assets in one of the world's newest, politically stable mining jurisdictions: Nunavut, Canada. Sabina recently released a ...

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Igloolik-based online upstart offers lower-cost food in Baffin - Nunatsiaq News

Septembre 12, 2017 - 07:13

Nunatsiaq News

Igloolik-based online upstart offers lower-cost food in Baffin
Nunatsiaq News
Rhoda Angutimarik, the CEO of Arctic Fresh, the Igloolik-based online business that hopes to give residents of most Baffin communities some relief from high food prices, displaying items from their "Bannock Essentials" package. Arctic Fresh serves ...

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Art commemorates former Southway Hotel as 'home away from home' for Inuit travellers - www.ottawacommunitynews.com/

Septembre 11, 2017 - 13:35

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Art commemorates former Southway Hotel as 'home away from home' for Inuit travellers
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“I still feel like I am coming home,” said Elisapee Sheutiapik, who was one of those travellers who stayed at the hotel when she journeyed south in her former role as a three-term mayor of Iqaluit, Nunavut. Every three months over the course of five ...

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Hotel room shortage in Nunavut's capital adds strain to busy fall season - Nunatsiaq News

Septembre 11, 2017 - 08:14

Nunatsiaq News

Hotel room shortage in Nunavut's capital adds strain to busy fall season
Nunatsiaq News
When the former Hotel Arctic was transformed into a student residence for Nunavut Arctic College, Iqaluit lost 76 hotel rooms, creating big problems for people visiting the community for political and business events. (PHOTO BY STEVE DUCHARME).

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Details on where the provinces and territories stand on looming pot legalization - Cape Breton Post

Septembre 8, 2017 - 17:43

Details on where the provinces and territories stand on looming pot legalization
Cape Breton Post
Nunavut completed initial stakeholder consultations through the summer of 2017 and is currently holding a public survey to help guide the development of policy and legislative options. — Quebec is currently holding public hearings into the ...

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Details on where the provinces and territories stand on looming pot legalization - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Septembre 8, 2017 - 17:41

Details on where the provinces and territories stand on looming pot legalization
TheChronicleHerald.ca
The Department of Justice is taking the lead on the marijuana file and says the health of children and youth is the top priority and is looking at various distribution models and its taxation plans. — Nunavut completed initial stakeholder ...

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Northern Development Ministers Discuss the Importance of Collaboration in Northern Regions - Markets Insider

Septembre 8, 2017 - 11:55

Northern Development Ministers Discuss the Importance of Collaboration in Northern Regions
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Ministers mandated senior officials to examine government service delivery in remote northern communities, to look at growing the digital economy in rural and remote northern communities, to look at business and community resumption in the context of ...

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Underground expansion could extend Ekati mine life by 7 years, says new report - CBC.ca

Septembre 8, 2017 - 09:06

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Underground expansion could extend Ekati mine life by 7 years, says new report
CBC.ca
Further expansion of underground mining operations at the Ekati diamond mine could keep the mine in business until 2042, according to a preliminary economic assessment released by Dominion Diamond Corporation on Wednesday. Dominion operates the ...

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Iqaluit beer and wine store marks new era for Nunavut - Nunatsiaq News

Septembre 7, 2017 - 09:15

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Iqaluit beer and wine store marks new era for Nunavut
Nunatsiaq News
Nunavut Finance Minister Keith Peterson at the Sept. 6 opening of Iqaluit's new, highly restrictive, wine and beer store. “I believe prohibition has never worked anywhere. When people want alcohol, they're going to find it," Peterson said. (PHOTO BY ...

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Tensions arise over how to spend CRTC's $750-million broadband fund - Financial Post

Septembre 6, 2017 - 18:01

Financial Post

Tensions arise over how to spend CRTC's $750-million broadband fund
Financial Post
One top concern is whether satellite-dependent communities such as Nunavut and northern Quebec should be allocated more than 10 per cent of the fund, as originally recommended by the CRTC. Rogers Communications Inc. suggested the CRTC steer ...

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Fish, fauna and farms: Montrealers propose food insecurity solution - National Observer

Septembre 5, 2017 - 16:28

National Observer

Fish, fauna and farms: Montrealers propose food insecurity solution
National Observer
He invited Nollet, who worked in the office of sustainable development at Université de Montréal's business school, HEC Montréal, to discuss a business plan she'd created for an urban agriculture project. He was curious about the economic viability of ...

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Iqaluit beer-wine store to open Sept. 6 - Nunatsiaq News

Septembre 5, 2017 - 08:03

Nunatsiaq News

Iqaluit beer-wine store to open Sept. 6
Nunatsiaq News
In a media release issued before the start of the Labour Day long weekend, Nunavut's finance department said Iqalungmiut will be able to go to the store and make purchases shortly after 12:30 p.m., Sept. 6, following a brief opening ceremony for local ...

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Mother's efforts to secure child on flights thwarted as Canada delays safer travel rules - CBC.ca

Septembre 4, 2017 - 05:00

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Mother's efforts to secure child on flights thwarted as Canada delays safer travel rules
CBC.ca
Appaqaq was sitting on his mother's lap — the method advised by airlines — on a small charter flight from Winnipeg to Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, when the plane missed the runway and crashed. The baby was thrown from his mother's arms. Lucy Ann Appaqaq ...

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Oil-producing provinces see highest spike in insolvency, government stats say - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Septembre 3, 2017 - 18:20

Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Oil-producing provinces see highest spike in insolvency, government stats say
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Saskatchewan had the highest percentage increases in the number of consumers and businesses unable to pay their debts in the 12-month period ending June 30, 2017, compared to the previous year, according to ...

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Oil-producing provinces see highest spike in insolvency, government stats say - CBC.ca

Septembre 3, 2017 - 05:59

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Oil-producing provinces see highest spike in insolvency, government stats say
CBC.ca
Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Saskatchewan had the highest percentage increases in the number of consumers and businesses unable to pay their debts in the 12-month period ending June 30, 2017, compared to the previous year, according to ...

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The Government of Canada Recognizes the National Historic Importance of the Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror - Markets Insider

Septembre 2, 2017 - 18:02

The Government of Canada Recognizes the National Historic Importance of the Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror
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Today the two vessels – the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror – are being commemorated as national historic sites with a plaque unveiling ceremony held at the Umiyaqtutt Festival in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, by Parks Canada and members of the Franklin Interim ...

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Northern premiers present united front against Ottawa - Nunatsiaq News

Septembre 1, 2017 - 11:33

Nunatsiaq News

Northern premiers present united front against Ottawa
Nunatsiaq News
Peter Taptuna of Nunavut, Bob McLeod of the Northwest Territories and Sandy Silver of Yukon sit around the table this week in Yellowknife for their annual Northern Premiers Forum. The next annual ... The premiers, aiming for “responsible, sustainable ...

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TMAC Resources chair to speak in Sudbury in November - Northern Ontario Business

Août 30, 2017 - 12:34

Northern Ontario Business

TMAC Resources chair to speak in Sudbury in November
Northern Ontario Business
Terry MacGibbon, executive chairman of TMAC Resources, will be in Sudbury in November to speak about the process of startup through production of successful mining companies. TMAC is mining a high-grade gold deposit in Nunavut. (TMAC photo).

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