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22 September 2020
September 20-26 is Gender Equality Week in Canada. This year’s theme is “Because of you”, which recognizes and celebrates the activists and advocates working to advance gender equality in their communities
09 September 2020
The Department of Family Services is accepting applications for the Income Assistance Appeal Board. This is a two-year term beginning October 17, 2020 to October 16, 2022.
28 August 2020
The Department of Family Services is continuing Nunavut-wide public consultations on the Apprenticeship Act this September.
04 June 2020
As part of the Government of Canada response to the COVID 19 pandemic, seniors who are in receipt of either the Old Age Security (OAS) or the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) will receive a one-time tax-free payment.
04 June 2020
The Honourable Elisapee Sheutiapik, Minister of Family Services, today released the following statement:
13 May 2020
If you receive Income Assistance (IA), this is what you need to know when also applying for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB payments):
23 April 2020
The Department of Family Services’ Family Wellness Division is committed to supporting all caregivers, foster parents and kin parents in Nunavut through the provision of a variety of supports including per diems for children in care.
21 April 2020
The Department of Family Services’ Income Assistance Division informs Nunavummiut that T5007 tax slips for 2019 Income Assistance recipients have been further delayed and will be issued by mail the week of May 18, 2020.
23 March 2020
The Department of Family Services Income Assistance Division informs Nunavummiut that T5007 tax slips for 2019 Income Assistance recipients will be issued at the end of April.
19 March 2020
The Government of Nunavut (GN) understands that college and university students in school outside the territory are concerned about the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus.