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25 May 2020
These past two months have not been easy, and all Nunavummiut have had to make sacrifices. However, thanks to our combined efforts, we are protecting our families, our communities, and our territory from this pandemic, and I hope that all Nunavummiut can
25 May 2020
The Department of Education has developed guidelines for child-care facility reopening, including information on enhanced cleaning and hygiene, and physical distancing during drop-off and pick-up. The Department of Education will be connecting with all li
14 May 2020
Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Michael Patterson, Premier Joe Savikataaq and Minister of Health George Hickes will now provide updates on the Government of Nunavut’s (GN) response to COVID-19 twice a week:
11 May 2020
The GN is now accepting applications for the Summer Student Employment Equity Program (SSEEP). More information is available at
06 May 2020
The Government of Nunavut has various programs and services that are available to support victims and survivors of violence. We want to remind Nunavummiut that we are still here, and we can help during this very difficult time. We are aware that life is ve
06 May 2020
If you or someone you know is a victim of violence and needs access to services and supports, help is available. If you aren’t able to talk to a local Social Work Office, please call the Department of Family Services at 1-855-522-5201 for a referral.
01 May 2020
1,285 non-medical masks have been shipped to Pond Inlet to assist with the GN’s rapid response to the confirmed case of COVID-19 in the community. The shipment included instructions on the use of the masks – in Nunavut’s official languages.
30 April 2020
The department has suspended the purchasing of pelts due to the confirmed case of COVID-19 in Pond Inlet. The Department of Environment will continue to purchase pelts in other communities.
30 April 2020
Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s Chief Public Health Officer, has confirmed the first case of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) in Pond Inlet, Nunavut.
30 April 2020
Critical services will be maintained in Pond Inlet, and plans are in place to ensure that access to services such as heat, power, water, sewer, and communications will not be interrupted.