Monthly Archives: June 2011

Jun, 30 2011

NWT Youth Ambassadors to Share Culture and Games with Royals

Youth Ambassadors from across the Northwest Territories will get the opportunity next week to showcase examples of NWT culture and a Canadian tradition to Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

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Jun, 30 2011

Aviation Career Development Program Expands to Nunavut

Students in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories training for careers in northern aviation can now apply for one of thirteen (13) $5,000 scholarships through the Aviation Career Development Program (ACDP).

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Jun, 30 2011

Territories sign Memorandum of Understanding to further explore university models

The ministers responsible for education in Canada’s three territories signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to express their mutual interests and goals in exploring approaches for university development in Canada’s North.

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Jun, 29 2011

National Strategy on Inuit Education Released

The National Strategy on Inuit Education has officially been released. The strategy, developed in association with the GNWT’s Department of Education Culture and Employment (ECE), includes a series of bold new recommendations to empower parents, expand early childhood programs and gather detailed research data. The ultimate goal of the strategy is to increasing graduation rates […]

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Jun, 29 2011

GNWT/NWTT Working to Capitalize on Royal Tourism Opportunity

Last week’s announcement of details concerning the Royal visit to the Northwest Territories resulted in national media exposure worth in excess of $1 million.

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Jun, 29 2011

ECE Calls for Minister’s Cultural Circle Nominations

The GNWT is accepting nominations for its inaugural Minister’s Cultural Circle to recognize those who contribute to  preserving and promoting the arts, cultures and heritage in the Northwest Territories.

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Jun, 27 2011

Our Health, Our Future – Engaging NWT residents in a discussion on healthy weights and obesity among children

Media are invited to attend an event being held in Dettah to address healthy eating, physical activity, healthy weights and obesity in children.

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Jun, 27 2011

Celebrating Home Support Workers – June 28, 2011

Home Support Workers across the Northwest Territories are being recognized tomorrow (June 28th) on Home Support Worker Day. 

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Jun, 23 2011

Environment Ministers to meet in Yellowknife

The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) will meet in Yellowknife, NWT on June 28, 2011 to discuss a range of issues including water, air quality and measures to reduce packaging.

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Jun, 23 2011

GNWT Looking to Revamp Housing Programs

NWT residents are invited to participate in a review that will refocus the GNWT’s approach to providing housing programs and services.

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