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NCC Statement: Nunatukavut Calls for Immediate Release of Inuit Protesters

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, July 24, 2017 – NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) President Todd Russell today issued the following statement condemning the recent arrest of Inuit protesters in Labrador: “On July 21, three Inuit – Jim Learning, Eldred Davis and Marjorie Flowers – were taken into custody and jailed in Happy Valley-Goose Bay around their […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 2017685 Views

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Category: EnvironmentText

NunatuKavut Pleased that Province Confirms Commitment to Methylmercury Mitigation

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, June 22, 2017 – NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) President Todd Russell today issued the following statement: “NCC welcomed yesterday’s statement from Premier Ball confirming that the Province will follow through on the Muskrat Falls methylmercury mitigation agreement reached during the October 26, 2016 meeting with Labrador’s three Indigenous groups. Consistent with […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2017564 Views

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NunatuKavut Continues Fight On Methylmercury Mitigation

NUNATUKAVUT CONTINUES FIGHT ON METHYLMERCURY MITIGATION HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, June 19, 2017 – NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) President Todd Russell today issued the following statement: “Nalcor issued a public statement on June 12, stating that it would be releasing water from the Muskrat Falls reservoir in mid-July in order to install a safety boom […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 2017676 Views

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Category: GeneralText

Nunatukavut Embarks on new Community Sustainability Initiative

Nunatukavut Embarks on new Community Sustainability Initiative FEBRUARY 15, 2017 – HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) today announced a new initiative called “NunatuKavut Community Sustainability Vision 2017.” It supports Southern Inuit in creating a stronger future for their communities. Three pilot communities – Black Tickle, Norman Bay and St. Lewis […]

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 2017606 Views

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Nunatukavut Continues Work to Protect the George River Caribou Herd

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nunatukavut Continues Work to Protect the George River Caribou Herd FEBRUARY 2, 2017 – HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) today announced it will continue a moratorium on hunting the George River Caribou Herd (GRCH). This is one of a number of measures NCC is taking to protect […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 2017576 Views

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Nunatukavut Seeks Action on Muskrat Falls North Spur Concerns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NUNATUKAVUT SEEKS ACTION ON MUSKRAT FALLS NORTH SPUR CONCERNS NOVEMBER 16, 2016 – HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, NL – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) made a formal request to Premier Ball last week, asking that the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and/or Nalcor host a public symposium on the North Spur stabilization project. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 2016748 Views

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Nunatukavut Adamant on-the-Ground Action Will Continue

 Nunatukavut Adamant on-the-Ground Action Will Continue HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, October 19, 2016 – NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) President Todd Russell today issued the following statement after a provincial announcement about a proposal for additional clearing of the Muskrat Falls reservoir: “The information recently released by the provincial government provides us with very little detail […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 2016492 Views

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NunatuKavut Community Council to make announcement related to the Lower Churchill Project (Muskrat Falls)

NunatuKavut Community Council to make announcement related to the Lower Churchill Project (Muskrat Falls) October 14, 2016 – Todd Russell, President of the NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC), will be hosting a news conference to make an announcement related to the Lower Churchill Project (Muskrat Falls). Date Monday, October 17, 2016 Time 11:00 a.m. (AST) Location […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 2016530 Views

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Category: EducationText

NunatuKavut Participating in 2016 Inuit Studies Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NUNATUKAVUT PARTICIPATING IN 2016 INUIT STUDIES CONFERENCE October 7, 2016 – ST. JOHN’S, NL – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) is a proud participant in the 2016 Inuit Studies Conference, which starts today in St. John’s and runs until October 10th. This historic conference brings together Elders, knowledge-holders, researchers, artists, policy-makers, students […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 2016712 Views

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Category: HealthText

Crisis in a Southern Inuit Community Tops Agenda In Meeting with NL Minister of Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CRISIS IN A SOUTHERN INUIT COMMUNITY TOPS AGENDA IN MEETING WITH NL MINISTER OF HEALTH HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, June 16, 2016 – NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) President Todd Russell today issued the following statement: “Yesterday, I and representatives from NCC, one of whom is from the community of Black Tickle, met […]

by pmnationtalk on June 16, 2016760 Views

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