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Definition(s):

  • (n) an Arctic territory in northern Canada created in 1999 and governed solely by the Inuit; includes the eastern part of what was the Northwest Territories and most of the islands of the Arctic Archipelago

News

  1. Canada Western Provinces Seek Immigration Cap End, Manitoba Says

    Canada’s western provinces, from British Columbia to Nunavut, will call on the government to lift a cap on immigration that is compounding shortages of skilled labor, Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger said.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Sabina Completes $20.6 Million Financing

    Enables Continued Funding for Aggressive Advancement of Nunavut Projects
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwire

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Quotes

  1. "We know from over a century of northern resource exploration that there is gas in the Beaufort, oil in the Eastern Arctic, and gold in the Yukon. There are diamonds in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories, and countless other precious resources...
    on Aug 26, 2008 By: Stephen Harper Source: Calgary Herald

  2. "Most of the violence in Nunavut is because of alcohol," Mr. Peterson said. "Iqaluit, it's no secret how violent it is. We all know people who have died from abuse of alcohol up here."
    on Apr 19, 2010 By: Keith Peterson Source: Globe and Mail

  3. "The assertion that our sovereignty depends largely on Inuit occupation of the region are a bit hollow if we continue to lag on our commitments to the Inuit and prolong the failure to implement the Nunavut land claims agreement," Jack Harris,...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Jack Harris Source: Vancouver Sun

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