Nunavut News

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  1. Today, the Minister of Northern Affairs, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, announced new federal investments in housing
  2. The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan and Minister responsible for CanNor, will deliver remarks on northern housing investments in Budget 2022.
  3. Today, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan and Minister for CanNor, highlighted jobs and growth investments, and tax relief for small businesses in Iqaluit, as part of Budget 2022.
  4. Please be advised that the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services; Dr. Evan Adams, Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Public Health; and Patrick Boucher, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister of the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, will hold a news conference to provide an update on COVID-19 in Indigenous communities.
  5. Today, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada; the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs; the Honourable P.J. Akeeagok, Premier of Nunavut; and His Worship Kenny Bell, Mayor of the City of Iqaluit, announced federal funding of over $214 million through the Disaster and Mitigation Adaptation Fund to ensure the safety and long-term sustainability of Iqaluit’s water supply system.
  6. Members of the media are invited to attend an important virtual infrastructure event with the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada; the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs; the Honourable P.J. Akeeagok, Premier of Nunavut; and His Worship Kenny Bell, Mayor of the City of Iqaluit.
  7. Today, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, announced a combined investment of over $2.2 million, delivered through CanNor, to support seven projects that help communities across Nunavut in their recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  8. Public spaces in Nunavut are critical assets to communities, sustaining the well-being of residents, attracting visitors and encouraging tourism, thus supporting local businesses. That’s why the Government of Canada is making targeted investments to improve local infrastructure so that communities across Nunavut are well-positioned for recovery and future growth following the COVID-19 pandemic.
  9. Please be advised that the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, will make a virtual announcement tomorrow regarding community revitalization projects in Nunavut.
  10. CanNor has selected nine applicants to move forward and develop innovative strategies to improve food security in the territories
  11. The Northern Food Innovation Challenge (NFIC) is an innovative new approach to addressing socio-economic challenges in the North and Arctic, undertaken as part of CanNor’s Northern Isolated Communities Initiative (NICI) program. The objective of the Challenge is to support innovative, community-led projects for local and Indigenous food production systems to help improve food security in Canada's territories.