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On August 7, 2013, summer students working with the Arviat Youth Wellness Media Team received some special gifts from Sony Canada while taking part in a photography workshop with professional photographers and authors Louise Abbott and Niels Jensen.

Published in Nunavut Research News

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.

(November 28, 2011 -- Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Cathy Towtongie, the Honourable Eva Aariak, Premier of Nunavut and the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Federal Minister of Health today announced the release of the Nunavut Community Wellness Planning (NCWP) pilot projects. The project was undertaken in partnership between NTI, Government of Nunavut, Health Canada and six Nunavut communities. Health Canada provided $2.4 million in funding for the project through the Aboriginal Health Transition Fund.

Published in Health and Wellness

Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated President Cathy Towtongie presents a cheque to the Nunavut Arctic College Kitikmeot Campus Student Council this week. Towtongie thanked them for paging during the NTI Annual General Meeting. In this photo are: Kathy Ullulaq, Mary Anavilok, Cathy Towtongie, Barbara Porter and Sandra Carter (missing from photo are Bella Kapolak). As part of the Contemporary Canada course, they all enjoyed participating. We would like to thank NTI for providing our students with this wonderful opportunity.

Published in Student Stories

Learn more about the decisions that have been made to increase the total allowable harvest of Western Hudson Bay polar bears with background information provided by the Government of Nunavut Department of Environment.

On October 28, 2011 the Honourable Daniel Shewchuk, Minister of Environment announced an increase in the Total Allowable Harvest (TAH) for the 2011-2012 harvest year for polar bears in the Western Hudson Bay subpopulation (WH). Consistent with the Department of Environment’s management recommendation, which was supported by the Regional Wildlife Organization (RWO), the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB) decided to increase the quota from 8 to 21 bears.

Published in Nunavut Research News

IQALUIT (October 13, 2011) – The Government of Nunavut welcomes yesterday’s release of the Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) 2009\10 Annual Report on the State of Inuit Culture and Society entitled Our Primary Concern: Inuit Language in Nunavut.

Register now for the Ocean Innovation 2011: Sustainable Oceans conference in Iqaluit, Nunavut from October 18-21, 2011!

The Ocean Innovation conference and exhibition strives to introduce relevant and often provocative topics centered on the latest innovations in the areas of maritime safety, efficiency of operations and sustainable ocean management. Ocean Innovation is Canada's premiere oceans event, attracting significant national and international interest.

Ocean Innovation 2011 will bring together representatives from Northern communities, scientists, policy makers, and business people to discuss challenges and opportunities pertaining to development of ocean resources, sovereignty, climate change, and maritime infrastructure. The event will be held in Iqaluit, Nunavut and will involve representatives from all parts of the circumpolar region.

Published in Nunavut Research News

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