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NEWS: MLA presses Nunavut government on waste oil management The last time Allan Rumbolt visited the dump in his home community of Sanikiluaq, he didn't like what he saw. The MLA for the Belcher Island community found piles of steel and plastic drums, many of them containing waste oil, strewn on a lot next to the
Nunatsiaq Online | 12 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Ottawa introduces new wellness help line for Inuit, First Nations Inuit and First Nations will now be able to call a wellness help line for support 24/7. Jane Philpott, the federal minister of health, announced the launch of the national toll-free First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line Oct. 19 at the end of
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NEWS: Police forces pair up to seize Nunavut-bound drugs A sizeable quantity of drugs on their way from Ottawa to Nunavut Oct. 15 never left the Ottawa airport and four pounds of marijuana ended its journey at the Iqaluit airport. That's due to a joint investigation from the RCMP's federal operations sectio
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NEWS: Nunavut MLAs issue directions to language standards org Nunavut's language authority, the Inuit Uqausinginnik Taiguusiliuqtiit, will have a shorter leash moving forward following calls by Nunavut's legislature for more accountability. That's according to responses—tabled by Heritage Minister George Kuk
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NEWS: Nunavut Inuit org asks MLAs to reconsider proposed education act reforms Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. again blasted proposed amendments to the Government of Nunavut's education act Oct. 21, on the final day of its annual general meeting in Rankin Inlet. That's after delegates heard how by 2061 only two per cent of Inuit may be a
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NEWS: Ottawa-based treatment centre re-starts with women-only program OTTAWA—After almost shutting down in March, the Mamisarvik Healing Centre in Ottawa, which delivers a residential trauma and addictions program for Inuit, welcomed new clients again this week and those clients have at least one thing in common: they are
Nunatsiaq Online | 20 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NEWS: GN creates committee to oversee joint-venture university project Nunavut's education minister says the territory has made progress towards its plans for creating a joint-venture university in partnership with Nunavut Arctic College and an established university. That's the path the Government of Nunavut has opted t
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NEWS: Police seize more drugs in Nunavut's capital For the second time this month police have seized a large amount of drugs in Iqaluit. On Oct. 12 investigators from the RCMP V Division Federal Operations Section in Iqaluit executed a search warrant and seized cash and drugs from a residence in the city.
Nunatsiaq Online | Oct 20, 2016 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Inuit artist Kenojuak Ashevak featured in new Heritage Minute One of Nunavut's most famous artists, Kenojuak Ashevak, is the focus of the latest Heritage Minute, one in a series of 60-second vignettes illustrating important moments in Canadian history. Historica Canada released the short film on Ashevak Oct. 20.
Nunatsiaq Online | Oct 20, 2016 6:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut groups get $738K to spend on Canada's big birthday Nunavut will celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary year in style thanks in part to $738,000 in additional cash for local projects, courtesy of the federal government's “Canada 150” fund. Federal Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly announced the funding
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