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01 June 2020
Today marks the start of Nunavut’s Path forward. Day cares, territorial parks, and playgrounds are permitted to re-open, and the size limit for outdoor gatherings has been increased to 25. Today will also be the first of our bi-weekly assessments concerni
01 June 2020
Today, I am announcing the end of the Government of Nunavut’s work from home program for Government of Nunavut employees. Starting Monday, June 8, 2020, GN employees who are currently “working from home” will be returning to their regular workplaces.
28 May 2020
I am pleased to announce that the Government of Nunavut (GN) is launching a new program, the Nunavut Essential Workers Wage Premium. Through it, the GN will fund eligible employers to pay their lower-wage workers more for the hours they work.
28 May 2020
With the construction season upon us the Government of Nunavut (GN) has undertaken necessary preparations for construction projects to proceed during the summer and fall of 2020 in 19 Nunavut communities. This includes over 50 capital projects valued at a
28 May 2020
Territorial parks in Nunavut will reopen on June 1, 2020. All park buildings will remain closed, and the parks will be available for outdoor activities only. The Nunavut limits on outdoor gatherings of more than 25 people will apply in territorial parks as
28 May 2020
The Department of Education has developed guidelines for child-care facility reopening, including information on enhanced cleaning and hygiene, and physical distancing during drop-off and pick-up. The Department of Education will be connecting with all li
14 May 2020
Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Michael Patterson, Premier Joe Savikataaq and Minister of Health George Hickes will now provide updates on the Government of Nunavut’s (GN) response to COVID-19 twice a week:
06 May 2020
If you or someone you know is a victim of violence and needs access to services and supports, help is available. If you aren’t able to talk to a local Social Work Office, please call the Department of Family Services at 1-855-522-5201 for a referral.
06 May 2020
The Government of Nunavut has various programs and services that are available to support victims and survivors of violence. We want to remind Nunavummiut that we are still here, and we can help during this very difficult time. We are aware that life is ve
01 May 2020
1,285 non-medical masks have been shipped to Pond Inlet to assist with the GN’s rapid response to the confirmed case of COVID-19 in the community. The shipment included instructions on the use of the masks – in Nunavut’s official languages.