Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

Type: Organization
Name: Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Simon Scales Back Role with Amaujaq Centre; ITK Seeks Education Committee Chair

The Board of Directors of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) is seeking expressions of interest from Inuit to serve as Chair of the National Committee on Inuit Education (NCIE), which directs the work of ITK’s Amaujaq National Centre for Inuit Education.The ... [Published Inuktitut Magazine - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

World Suicide Prevention Day a Call to Action for Increased Services, Treatment

The National Inuit Youth Council (NIYC) and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) are inviting Canadians to celebrate life today, World Suicide Prevention Day, and to recognize that we all have a role in reducing stigma and providing support to those with mental ... [Published Inuktitut Magazine - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

'Am I Next?' Campaign for Canada Inquiry

It’s the heartbreaking question of our time, at least in Canada, where indigenous women have begun a social media campaign to draw attention to the prevalence of violence against them.The movement was started by Holly Jarrett of Hamilton, Ontario, according ... [Published Indian Country Today Media Network - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrate Life on World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10

The National Inuit Youth Council, together with Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, the Mental Health Commission of Canada, and the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention, are hosting an annual Celebration of Life to coincide with World Suicide Prevention Day, ... [Published Inuktitut Magazine - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Former PMs, First Nations seek fresh start

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami President Mary Simon shakes hands with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, as Assembly of First Nations Chief Phil Fontaine (headdress) watches in Ottawa, on June 11, 2008. Relations between the current federal government and ... [Published MSN Canada - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Canadians for a New Partnership Launches in Ottawa

CFNP Seeks Common Causes to Strengthen CanadaOTTAWA – ANISHINABEK – Well-known figures from a cross section of political, cultural and economic backgrounds have joined forces in a common cause to strengthen Canada through the creation of a new partnership ... [Published NetNewsledger.com - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

ITK stance on MMIW - ENG

9:33 AM ET 6:43The pressure on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to call a national inquiry on missing and murdered aboriginal women is mounting. We'll find out where Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami stands on this issue. ... [Published CBC - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

ITK President Terry Audla favours inquiry, with an Inuit bent

Terry Audla, the president of the of national Inuit group Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, is in favour of an inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women, so long as it addresses the reality faced by Inuit women. ... [Published CBC - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Harper at odds with calls for inquiry on missing and murdered Indigenous women

Indigenous women make up 4.3 per cent of the Canadian population but account for 16 per cent of murdered women and 11.3 per cent of missing women in Canada. Most recently, 15 year old Tina Fontaine of the Sagkeeng First Nation was found murdered in W ... [Published Council of Canadians - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Prime Minister Stephen Harper takes another northern tour

At the literal top of the government’s 11-page list of accomplishments in Northern Canada, is the creation in 2008 of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency.The roughly $220-million expense of that endeavour so far is dwarfed by the $4.5 billion ... [Published CBC - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

NEWS: Inuit want a say in Canadian offshore seabed claim

As two Canadian icebreakers travel north on a survey mission to bolster the federal government’s claim to Arctic offshore resources, Inuit leader Terry Audla has a message: “Inuit need to remain the deciders as to whether or not any extraction will happen… ... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - Aug 12 2014]
First reported May 22 2014 - Updated May 23 2014 - 2 reports

Europe’s unfair ban on Canadian seal products can stay to ‘protect public morals,’ WTO rules

Europe’s seal ban is arbitrary, unfair and “inconsistent,” the World Trade Organization ruled Thursday, but the continent will still be allowed to keep out Canadian seal products in order to “protect public morals.” The ruling by the WTO Appellate Body, ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 22 2014]

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They plan to conduct a "national dialogue" that will "rebuild trust, remedy a broken relationship and lead to a new partnership."
...personal reactions to [these situations]," summarized Brenda Jeddore, a teacher at the Se't A'newey School in Miawpukek, Newfoundland and Labrador. "[Initiatives] such as the Burt Award allow for students and teachers alike to discover in a vibrant literary medium the plight of First Nations people through literature."
But the Harper government continues to refuse. Justice minister Peter MacKay said yesterday, "Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Ms. Fontaine at this very difficult time. ...[But] now is the time to take action, not to continue to study the issue." It points instead to its tough-on-crime legislation
"Mining is the largest private-sector contributor to the economy both in the Northwest Territories and in Nunavut, so it’s pretty important that you build the foundation that will see more investment come, because mines don’t last forever of course,” he said."

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Simon Scales Back Role with Amaujaq Centre; ITK... [Published Inuktitut Magazine - Sep 11 2014]
World Suicide Prevention Day a Call to Action f... [Published Inuktitut Magazine - Sep 10 2014]
'Am I Next?' Campaign for Canada Inquiry [Published Indian Country Today Media Network - Sep 09 2014]
Celebrate Life on World Suicide Prevention Day,... [Published Inuktitut Magazine - Sep 08 2014]
Old political workhorses seek new aboriginal pa... [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 04 2014]
Canadians for a New Partnership Launches in Ottawa [Published NetNewsledger.com - Sep 04 2014]
Former PMs, First Nations seek fresh start [Published MSN Canada - Sep 04 2014]
Former PMs, aboriginal leaders announcing new p... [Published CBC - Sep 04 2014]
CODE Announces 2014 Burt Award for First Nation... [Published MarketWired - Sep 03 2014]
ITK stance on MMIW - ENG [Published CBC - Aug 29 2014]
ITK President Terry Audla favours inquiry, with... [Published CBC - Aug 28 2014]
NEWS: Inquiry into missing, murdered Aboriginal... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - Aug 28 2014]
ITK is pleased to see Arctic investments [Published Inuktitut Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
Harper at odds with calls for inquiry on missin... [Published Council of Canadians - Aug 20 2014]
Harper's latest northern tour: Is government's ... [Published CBC - Aug 18 2014]
Prime Minister Stephen Harper takes another nor... [Published CBC - Aug 18 2014]
Save (most of) the whales: Greenpeace now suppo... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 15 2014]
NEWS: Inuit want a say in Canadian offshore sea... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - Aug 12 2014]
Europe’s unfair ban on Canadian seal products c... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 22 2014]
NEWS: Inuit express “moral outrage” over WTO de... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - May 22 2014]
NEWS: New Inuit-language glossary hopes to spar... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - May 12 2014]
NEWS: ITK moves ahead on national suicide preve... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - Apr 29 2014]
NEWS: A Taste of the Arctic showcases gourmet I... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - Apr 08 2014]
Cisco Launches Connected North To Enhance Educa... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 03 2014]
NEWS: Expert task force looks at standard Inuit... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - Mar 26 2014]
Pressure mounts for national inquiry into missi... [Published Hill Times - Mar 17 2014]
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NEWS: Inquiry into missing, murdered Aboriginal... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - Aug 28 2014]
The president of Canada’s national Inuit organization says Inuit women must be part of any inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada, even though, because of their unique and isolated circumstances, they rarely go “missing.”On the phone ...
Save (most of) the whales: Greenpeace now suppo... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 15 2014]
On Aug. 3, six boats carrying hunters from Clyde River, Nunavut, converged on a pregnant bowhead whale and, in a dramatic 90-minute struggle that saw explosions, a flurry of harpoon thrusts and the loss of one of the boats, the 60-metre-long animal was ...
NEWS: Inuit want a say in Canadian offshore sea... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - Aug 12 2014]
As two Canadian icebreakers travel north on a survey mission to bolster the federal government’s claim to Arctic offshore resources, Inuit leader Terry Audla has a message: “Inuit need to remain the deciders as to whether or not any extraction will happen… ...
Europe’s unfair ban on Canadian seal products c... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 22 2014]
Europe’s seal ban is arbitrary, unfair and “inconsistent,” the World Trade Organization ruled Thursday, but the continent will still be allowed to keep out Canadian seal products in order to “protect public morals.” The ruling by the WTO Appellate Body, ...
NEWS: Inuit express “moral outrage” over WTO de... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - May 22 2014]
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami president Terry Audla says he is “morally outraged” by a May 22 decision by the appellate body of the World Trade Organization to uphold a European Union ban on Canadian seal products.Canada lost it bid to overturn a 2013 decision ...
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