IQALUIT (November 30, 2011) – Last week at their Annual General Meeting, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) delegates unanimously passed a resolution urging an agreement on devolution of control over Crown land and resources from the federal government to the GN without further delay.
(Iqaluit, Nunavut) Training in Nunavut takes a giant leap forward this month as Nunavut Arctic College launches the first of five online courses in the Municipal Training Organization’s (MTO) popular Municipal Government Program (MGP). Building on the successful pilot computer training last winter, the “Introduction to Northern Government” will be delivered online to participants across Nunavut starting November 28th. The course covers the structure, history and operations of territorial and municipal governments in Nunavut.
The Municipal Training Organization has elected new officers from the Board of Directors who were nominated at the MTO AGM. The MTO is pleased to announce that Ed Murphy has been elected President. Mr. Murphy brings a great deal of experience to the MTO and is also the Senior Administrative Officer for the municipality of Arviat. The MTO looks forward to working with Mr. Murphy in the years to come.
For more information, visit the MTO web site at http://www.nmto.ca
Nunavut Arctic College is conducting a Potential Student Needs Assessment for the Bachelor of Applied Business Administration in Accounting Program. On behalf of the College, Aarluk Consulting Inc. invites you to complete the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/StudentBABAA.
The Nunavut Municipal Training Organization (MTO) is a non-profit society formed as a partnership between the Nunavut Association of Municipal Administrators (NAMA) and the Government of Nunavut Department of Community and Government Services.
Register today for the 2011-2012 Municipal Government Training opportunities today!
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut will award a $1,500 scholarship.
Building upon the success of Northern Lights 2010 held in Montréal, Québec, Northern Lights 2012 will be held in Ottawa, Ontario, at the Ottawa Convention Centre from February 1-4, 2012. The event will once again be a joint venture of the Labrador North Chamber of Commerce (LNCC) and the Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce (BRCC).
Join Keynote speaker David Suzuki for a welcome luncheon on Wednesday February 1, 2012.
The Business & Cultural Showcase is a celebration of Canada's north and the eastern arctic, including the regions of Nunavut, Nunavik, Nunatsiavut and Labrador. Attracting approximately 1,000 attendees and 140 exhibitors, Northern Lights strives to strengthen partnerships between Canada's northern and southern key business and government stakeholders, and is the ideal platform to learn about the many opportunities emerging in our prosperous and thriving northern regions.
Congratulations to the Management Studies graduates of 2011 Kivalliq Campus in Rankin Inlet. In the back row are graduates Nelson Kablalik, Elisapee Avingaq and Robbie Spiers and Instructor Ahmed Ismail; In the front row are: Instructor Noreen Rusell, Micah Brown, Karen Tutanuak and Sheila Kamookak.
Applications are now available for the 2012 Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference. The deadline in to apply is September 30, 2011. The application form is available on the GGCLC website at www.leadershipcanada.ca.