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Hockey tournament cancelled after more than 30 ‘fall ill’ in Nunavik – Montreal Gazette

April 14, 2015 At least 30 people, most of them teenagers, were overcome by symptoms of vomiting, headache, cough, nausea and anxiety during a Bantam regional hockey tournament at the Kangiqsualujjuaq arena last Friday. More than 140 people were examined by medical staff on site, and seven were transported to Kuujjuaq for further medical attention, the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services said […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 2015483 Views

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Comment: First Nations beating war drums – Canadian Mining Journal

Apr 13, 2015 I read a couple news releases last week involving complaints by First Nations about being left out of resource development decisions. No one doubts that they must be included. The Supreme Court of Canada’s recent rulings give weight to their claims. But what is to be gained by opposing Noront’s desire to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 2015525 Views

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Canadiens goalie Carey Price ‘a country boy at heart’: Peter Mansbridge – CBC

Apr 13, 2015 Storybook life of Montreal’s down-to-earth star goalie Carey Price drives a half-ton truck.  A big one. He’s kind of addicted to trucks. In fact, as he wheeled me around downtown Montreal the other day he told me he can’t remember ever driving anything else. It’s not that surprising, actually, when you consider […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 2015697 Views

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New Plan Nord calls for smaller investment as metal, mineral prices tumble – Montreal Gazette

April 8, 2015 From the start, the Quebec government’s Plan Nord strategy to develop the resource-rich northern regions of the province has been more about marketing than anything else. First conceived by then-premier Jean Charest in 2011, it called for $80 billion in public and private investment over 25 years. But critics pointed out that […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 2015473 Views

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New Plan Nord to cost $2.7B over 25 years, says minister – CBC

Apr 08, 2015 Province hopes to attract $22B in investments, create thousands of jobs with northern development plan Quebec’s new Plan Nord will cost the province $2.7 billion over 25 years, the Liberal government announced on Wednesday. Energy and Natural Resources Minister Pierre Arcand joined Premier Philippe Couillard in Montreal to make the announcement. They said […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 2015492 Views

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Nunavik women’s group to host second-ever conference – Nunatsiaq News

Five-day conference will offer forum for women’s issues, training and workshops January 30, 2015 Saturviit Inuit Women’s Association of Nunavik is hosting its second regional women’s conference this winter in the Hudson Bay community of Akulivik. Saturviit is a non-profit organization whose mandate is to give voice to Inuit women and children and to support […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201510097 Views

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Makivik Corp. creates obstacles for Inuit law graduates in Nunavik – Nunatsiaq News

January 29, 2015 “I gave up on finding work at Makivik” I am originally from Nunatsiavut and Nunavik. My family lives in both regions. I am a beneficiary of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement. I reside in Iqaluit. I hold three university degrees: BA, BCL, and LLB. I am a member of the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 2015750 Views

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Glycogen storage disease could affect 1 in 500 Nunavik Inuit – CBC

Mutation causes glycogen storage disease, which can result in enlarged livers and low blood sugar Jan 27, 2015 A medical mystery that could have implications for Nunavik residents has been solved by researchers, 15 years after five Inuit children were found to have enlarged livers. In a study published last week in the Canadian Medical Association […]

by pmnationtalk on January 28, 201598991 Views

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Concordia Panel Explores the Work of Aboriginal Artists in the Digital Sphere – The Link

January 27, 2015 Can the digital realm exist as decolonized space? This was one of the topics discussed at last Friday’s panel discussion “Aboriginal Territories in Digital Space” in the EV building’s auditorium. Organized by the Aboriginal Arts Research Group, the Concordia-based student group focused the event on fostering a discussion on indigenous art and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 27, 2015640 Views

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Nunavik communities to share $8 million for infrastructure projects – Nunatsiaq News

January 23, 2015 Federal gas tax fund distributed in region over five years Communities in Nunavik will share more than $8 million in infrastructure funding over the next five years, the region learned Jan. 22. The money flows from the federal gas tax fund, coupled with a contribution from the Quebec government. Under the Canada-Quebec […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201510338 Views

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