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Mar
3
2017

Inuit Nunangat Declaration by Inuit-Crown Partnership

The Inuit Nunangat Declaration has been published on the Inuit-Crown Partnership, declaring shared priorities for the Government of Canada, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK), Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, Makivik Corporation, Nunatsiavut Government, and Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI): Whereas Inuit are an Indigenous rights-holding people under the Constitution. It is on the basis of this special relationship that […]

Sep
20
2016

Four Northern utilities collaborate on Northern Energy Innovation

In his new post, as Northern Energy Innovation Chair at Yukon College, Michael Ross will coordinate collaborative research into renewable energy by four Northern utilities: Yukon Energy, ATCO Electric, the Northwest Territories Power Corporation and Qulliq Energy. Each have pledged $50,000 a year for five years, matched by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council […]

Sep
2
2016

Nunavik infrastructure boosted by further $100 million

KRG Isurruutiit program, managed by the Kativik Regional Government, has been allocated another $100 million from the Quebec Government over the next five years to improve Nunavik infrastructure. The Isurruutiit program will earmark $58 million for infrastructure such as water mains and sewage systems, $21 million for buildings and $21 million for vehicles. Read more, […]

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