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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, 2017278 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, 2017187 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, 2017215 Views

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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, 2017213 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, 2017227 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, 2016347 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, 2016221 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, 2016235 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, 2016343 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, 2016486 Views

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Category: PoliticsText

Impacts of Provincial Budget Dominates Meeting Between NCC President Russell and Premier Dwight Ball

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IMPACTS OF PROVINCIAL BUDGET DOMINATES MEETING BETWEEN NCC PRESIDENT RUSSELL AND PREMIER DWIGHT BALL HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, May 24, 2016 – NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) President Todd Russell issued the following statement: “Today I met with Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball and the four MHAs from Labrador to raise a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2016514 Views

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New Nunatukavut Governing Council Elected

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW NUNATUKAVUT GOVERNING COUNCIL ELECTED HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, April 27, 2016 – The preliminary results of the NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) 2016 General Election were released yesterday by the Chief Electoral Officer. Three people were successfully elected to councillor positions, including youth councillor. Seven were elected by acclamation following the close […]

by pmnationtalk on April 27, 2016463 Views

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Category: EnvironmentText

New Scientific Report Finds Muskrats Falls Project an Environmental Disaster in the Making; Will Significantly and Adversely Harm Human Health and Well-Being

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW SCIENTIFIC REPORT FINDS MUSKRATS FALLS PROJECT AN ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTER IN THE MAKING; WILL SIGNIFICANTLY AND ADVERSELY HARM HUMAN HEALTH AND WELL-BEING HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, April 20, 2016 – NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) President Todd Russell today issued the following statement: “Upon review of the Lake Melville: Avativut, Kanuittailinnivut Scientific Report […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 2016591 Views

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Category: PoliticsText

Daniels Decision Huge Win for Southern Inuit of Nunatukavut

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DANIELS DECISION HUGE WIN FOR SOUTHERN INUIT OF NUNATUKAVUT HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, April 14, 2016 – NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) President Todd Russell today issued the following statement: “The Supreme Court of Canada today ruled in favour of Métis and Non-Status Indians in the Daniels vs Canada case, ending a 17-year […]

by pmnationtalk on April 14, 2016512 Views

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NCC President Russell Hopeful Following Meeting With Federal Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett

NCC President Russell Hopeful Following Meeting With Federal Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, April 5, 2016 – NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) President Todd Russell today issued the following statement: “On April 4, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, was welcomed to the traditional territory of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 2016430 Views

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Category: EducationText

Nunatukavut Approves Funding For Traditional Life Skills Program in Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NUNATUKAVUT APPROVES FUNDING FOR TRADITIONAL LIFE SKILLS PROGRAM IN SCHOOLS HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, March 23, 2016 – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) today announced that it has approved funding to re-introduce its Traditional Life Skills Program in schools in the NunatuKavut territory. “Much of the teaching about Indigenous peoples has been […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2016611 Views

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Category: BusinessText

NunatuKavut and Nunacor Partner as Official South Coast Route Sponsor of Cain’s Quest 2016

NunatuKavut and Nunacor Partner as Official South Coast Route Sponsor of Cain’s Quest 2016 HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, February 25, 2016 – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC), in partnership with its economic development corporation Nunacor, today announced combined funding of $10,000 for sponsorship of the 2016 Cain’s Quest Snowmobile Endurance Race. The race, set to […]

by pmnationtalk on February 25, 2016755 Views

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Nunatukavut Community Council Encourages Members to Get Involved in 2015 Federal Election

NUNATUKAVUT COMMUNITY COUNCIL ENCOURAGES MEMEBERS TO GET INVOLVED IN 2015 FEDERAL ELECTION (Labrador, September 24, 2015) – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) is today launching a campaign to inspire members to get involved in the 2015 federal election. “This upcoming election on October 19 is extremely important,” said Todd Russell, President of the NCC. “Members […]

by pmnationtalk on September 24, 2015932 Views

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Category: Natural ResourcesText

Nunatukavut Announces Signing of a Shared Understanding Agreement with Parks Canada on Mealy Mountains National Park Reserve

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NUNATUKAVUT ANNOUNCES SIGNING OF A SHARED UNDERSTANDING AGREEMENT WITH PARKS CANADA ON MEALY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK RESERVE (Labrador, September 22, 2015) – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) is today celebrating the signing of an exciting Shared Understanding Agreement with Parks Canada. The agreement provides a framework for consultation, cooperative management and planning […]

by pmnationtalk on September 22, 20151195 Views

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