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07 April 2020
The Government of Nunavut is looking for nominations to fill a maximum of two positions on the Independent Advisory Board for Senate Appointments.
06 April 2020
As many are aware, Agnico Eagle Mine has brought COVID-19 diagnostic equipment to Rankin Inlet. This equipment will be used to test mine staff for COVID-19.
06 April 2020
There are still no confirmed or probable cases of COVID-19 in Nunavut. Today, the total number of people under investigation to date is 356. 247 people are currently under investigation and 109 people are no longer under investigation.
06 April 2020
As of March 23, 2020, the department is providing services to clients by phone. April Income Support payments will be made using March income support assessments.
03 April 2020
Nunavut Premier Joe Savikataaq and Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) President Aluki Kotierk today announced over $2 million for community food programs for children and Elders as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
03 April 2020
There are still no confirmed or probable cases of COVID-19 in Nunavut. Today, the total number of people under investigation to date is 314. 216 people are currently under investigation and 98 people are no longer under investigation.
03 April 2020
The GN maintains its critical spill response capacity. The public is reminded that all spills are to be reported to the Nunavut Spill Line at 867-920-8130, 24 hours a day: https://www.gov.nu.ca/environment/documents/spill-response
03 April 2020
On Tuesday, April 7, school staff will be able to access schools on a voluntary basis should they wish to prepare learning packages for students.
02 April 2020
Nunavut’s Minister of Health George Hickes has extended the territory’s public health emergency until April 16, 2020.
02 April 2020
As of today, there are still no confirmed or probable cases of COVID-19 in Nunavut. Nunavut’s Public Health Emergency has been extended until April 16, 2020. This will help our government stay on course in our efforts to stay prepared and vigilant.