Nunavut News

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  1. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how much we rely on our connections. Now more than ever, Canadians across the country need access to reliable high-speed Internet to work, learn and connect with friends and family from home.
  2. The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented event, which brings unique challenges to businesses across the territories. CanNor has been there to support entrepreneurs and businesses since the beginning of the pandemic and continues to support their recovery by making strategic investments that help contribute to Canada's economic recovery.
  3. Today, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for CanNor, announced nearly $3 million in additional investments to support early phase data collection and analysis for the Kivalliq Hydro-Fibre Link project.
  4. Please be advised that the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs will make a virtual announcement tomorrow regarding investments to support clean energy in Nunavut.
  5. As we enter into over a year since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses, communities, and organizations throughout Nunavut and across the territories are continuing to feel the impacts on the economy. That’s why the Government of Canada continues to be there to not only support Northern businesses through their challenges, but to also continue to support their recovery by making strategic investments in the foundations and structures already in place to keep the Northern economy going.
  6. The Government of Canada is stepping up to help businesses in Nunavut, while creating and maintaining jobs, enhancing Indigenous business development and maximizing opportunities throughout the region.
  7. The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, today announced over $7.6 million for three clean energy projects in Nunavut that will enhance understanding of energy use and support renewable energy technology in remote Arctic environments.
  8. The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, will make several clean energy announcements.
  9. Today, the Minister of Northern Affairs, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, announced that the Northern Responsible Energy Approach for Community Heat and Electricity program (Northern REACHE) has provided the Hamlet of Gjoa Haven $140,000 over two years (2018-2020) for the installation of a 10 kW solar photovoltaic system on the roof of the local arena.
  10. Women entrepreneurs are crucial to Canada's economic success, and supporting their success is key to ensuring a strong, inclusive recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
  11. CanNor invests over $3.2 million in six projects focused on research, marketing, and training in the territory’s fishing and sealing industries
  12. The Government of Canada highlights investments of over $3.2 million that have been made to support six projects that will continue to grow and diversify Nunavut’s economy.