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Sep
16
2017

CanNor funding for northern geoscience projects

The Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency will inject $7.4M of CanNor funding into northern geoscience projects, including $2,672,335 in mapping, permafrost infrastructure and seabed analysis, along with the development and promotion of geosciences in Nunavut. Nunavut funding comprises of: CanNor: $2,672,335 Natural Resources Canada: $1,802,000 Government of Nunavut: $1,306,000 Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada: $860,000 […]

Sep
15
2017

Nunavut backbone satellite network funding announced

The Minister for Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED), the Honourable Navdeep Singh Bains, announced that $50 million has been allocated to higher-speed satellite internet for all 25 communities across Nunavut as part of the $500 million ‘Connect to Innovate’ program. The funding has been allocated to Northwestel, the northern subsidiary of Bell Canada, […]

Jun
30
2017

Canada150 Owl’s Bouquet Inuit art sold at auction

Canada150 “Owl’s Bouquet” Inuit art which featured on the $10 bill has been sold at auction for $6,875 at Waddingtons Auctioneers. The “Owl’s Bouquet” was created by the late Kenojuak Ashevak of Cape Dorset, Nunavut. The commemorative $10 bank note also included a Métis sash and representations of five landscapes illustrating different regions of Canada. […]

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