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Listuguj Residents Response Plan – Now Is the Time to Take Action

April 20, 2020 We are living through an ever evolving and extraordinary time where the situation is changing rapidly. Thank you for your ongoing patience as we navigate this new reality together. It’s our genuine hope that the virus will not affect our community. However, it is best to be prepared. As a result, all […]

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Leacock Medal Longlist Announced

April 19, 2020 The Board of Directors of Stephen Leacock Associates announces its 2020 long list for the 73rd Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour. Board President Michael Hill has thanked the Canadian panel of judges from all across Canada and the committee of local readers for their recommendations. The list includes eleven books instead […]

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IRC: Airplane Travel Requirement; Non-medical mask or face covering.

April 18, 2020 Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, with Inuvialuit Development Corporation, Canadian North and Aklak would like to remind all beneficiaries- anyone needing to travel, that starting Monday, April 20, 2020 you will need to bring and use a non-medical mask or face covering large enough to cover your mouth and nose during all travel through Canadian airports and in-flight. *It […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 202083 Views

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Essential NFN Businesses to Re-Open on April 22

Audit Process in Place to Protect Community Safety On Friday, April 17th, NFN’s Chief and Council made the decision to allow on-reserve businesses that meet Ontario’s criteria for essential services to re-open on April 22nd, following a rigorous process that demonstrates they meet all public health requirements and emphasizes the safety of the community.  We […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 202092 Views

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Nunavik Mines Should Remain Closed Say Inuit Quebec Decision to Resume Mining Operations Without Consulting Inuit Reopens Old Wounds

April 17, 2020 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – Makivik Corporation, the birthright organization which represents the Inuit of Nunavik, is strongly opposed to the resumption of mining activities in the Nunavik region, as announced on Monday by the government of Quebec. The decision was made unilaterally, without consultation whatsoever with the Inuit, by the Quebec government […]

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UBCIC Calls for Emergency Interjurisdictional Meeting to Address Housing the Homeless during COVID-19 Crisis

(xwməθkwəy̓ əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlR ilwətaʔɬ/selR ílwitulh (TsleilWaututh)/Vancouver, BC. – April 20, 2020) The day after a group of homeless advocates and their supporters temporarily occupied a portion of an elementary school in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES), the Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is calling for swift action from governments and […]

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COVID-19 Emergency Food Supplement Program announced for Beneficiaries in Upper Lake Melville

April 20, 2020 The Nunatsiavut Government today announced that assistance will be provided to ensure Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement residing in the Constituency of Upper Lake Melville have sufficient nutritious food to support health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Many Labrador Inuit in Upper Lake Melville face food-insecurity issues at […]

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BC Government: Helping rural, remote and Indigenous communities respond to COVID-19

April 20, 2020 VICTORIA – A new collaborative framework will help ensure people living in rural, remote and Indigenous communities in B.C. have access to critical health care they can count on to meet their unique needs during the COVID-19 pandemic and into the future. “People living in rural, remote and Indigenous communities have unique […]

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The AMC responds to changes to Band Council election rules during the COVID-19 pandemic

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) Grand Chief Arlen Dumas reluctantly accepts the Statement by the Minister of Indigenous Services on April 16, 2020, regarding the temporary regulation, First Nations Election Cancellation and Postponement Regulations (Prevention of Diseases) to the Indian Act ensuring the continuance of governance of First Nations […]

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NTI: Government of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response for Businesses, Non-Profit Organizations and Employees

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Government of Canada has introduced measures to help businesses, employees, non-profit organizations, individuals and communities. The Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) has prepared this information sheet to summarize available resources from the Government of Canada. For additional information, please visit the official Government of Canada website, www.canada.ca. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 202096 Views

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