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July 11, 2023
Premiers meeting in Winnipeg starts with discussion with Indigenous leaders
Heather Stefanson, Chair, Council of the Federation, and Premier of Manitoba talks with David Chartrand, Manitoba Metis Federation president, at the Canadian premiers and National Indigenous Organizations meeting in Winnipeg, Monday, July 10, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods NationTalk: Canada’s premiers kicked off their annual three-day conference Monday by meeting with Indigenous leaders on issues...
May 17, 2023
Northern Development Ministers’ Forum Focuses on Economic Reconciliation through Action
NationTalk: CHURCHILL, MAN.—Ministers representing Canada’s northern jurisdictions gathered this week in Churchill, Man. for the 2023 Northern Development Ministers’ Forum (NDMF). Manitoba Natural Resources and Northern Development Minister Greg Nesbitt hosted this year’s forum, which focused on learning from successful examples of economic reconciliation through action across the country. “Manitoba was honoured to welcome our...
March 23, 2023
Northerners should be at the table for NORAD discussions, says Nunavut premier
Arctic sovereignty, critical minerals on the agenda for U.S. presidential visit to Canada CBC News: As U.S. President Joe Biden prepares to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa, Nunavut’s premier says he’ll be watching closely for discussions about the Arctic. Biden is set to address Parliament Friday during an official visit to Canada....
February 8, 2023
Governments of Newfoundland and Labrador and Nunavut Sign Memorandum of Understanding
NationTalk: Today, the Governments of Newfoundland and Labrador and Nunavut signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen areas of collaboration, partnership, and future development. The MOU was signed by the Honourable Andrew Furey, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Honourable P.J. Akeeagok, Premier of Nunavut, the Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister Responsible for Labrador Affairs...
November 28, 2022
Nunavut Planning Commission concludes Final Public Hearings on Historic Land Use Plan
NationTalk: IQALUIT, NU, Nov. 28 – One of the most extensive consultations in the country’s history concluded as the Nunavut Planning Commission (NPC) wrapped up public hearings on its draft land use plan for the territory, the largest in the world covering one-fifth of Canada. The latest Inuit-led hearings ended Nov. 19 and involved participants...
March 25, 2022
Nunavut Partnership Committee
Nunavut Premier P.J. Akeeagok and Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) President Aluki Kotierk signed a declaration to formalize the working relationship between the Government of Nunavut (GN) and NTI through the creation of the Nunavut Partnership Committee. “This partnership declaration follows this week’s release of the Katujjiluta Mandate, which was developed in collaboration with Nunavut’s Inuit...
September 27, 2019
Nunavut Tunngavik 2018-2021 Priorities
We will seek to work with the Governments of Canada and Nunavut to achieve substantial and measurable progress towards the full implementation of Article 23 of the Nunavut Agreement. Inuit employment and full implementation of Article 23 are the essential means to address many of the prevailing issues in Inuit society today. Members also discussed the...
August 15, 2019
Directive on Government Contracts
Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) is pleased at the release of the new co-developed federal government procurement Directive relating to contracting activity in the Nunavut Settlement Area. Throughout the negotiations, NTI has consistently interpreted and defined the policy objectives under Article 24 as falling under three separate and independent pillars: the right of Inuit to own...
July 9, 2018
Joint Statement on the Development of Fishery Regulations
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Nunavut Agreement, the Government of Canada, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board, and the Government of Nunavut have issued a joint statement on the development of fishery regulations for the Nunavut Settlement Area (NSA). The Joint Statement on the Development of Fishery Regulations...
December 16, 2016
Response to TRC Report
The legacy of residential schools has left lasting impact and trauma for Indigenous People across the country, and its effects are seen daily in Nunavut. Inuit have shown over and over that we are strong and resilient. Now is the time to resolve the issues of the past, and embrace hope for the future. I...
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