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03 April 2020
The Public Health Emergency has been extended until April 16, 2020. Only emergency dental services will be provided in all Nunavut communities until further notice.
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.
01 April 2020
The Government of Nunavut continues to meet its privacy obligations under the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
01 April 2020
The Victim Services Office is closed to the public at this time. However, Nunavummiut who need to contact the office can do so by using the following contact information:
30 March 2020
Out-of-territory students wishing to return to their home communities in Nunavut have started their 14-day isolation period in Ottawa (31 students) and Winnipeg (15 students).
30 March 2020
All GN office buildings continue to be closed to the public. If a member of the public needs to meet with GN essential services staff, alternate arrangements need to be made.
27 March 2020
The department will provide immediate short-term relief to Nunavut businesses through its Small Business Support Program. Eligible businesses can apply for up to $5,000 in support in the form of a non-repayable contribution.
25 March 2020
At this time the Iqaluit NULC beer and wine store will continue to operate with enhanced social distancing measures in effect. Customers are requested to stand at least two meters apart while waiting in line outside the store. Starting March 25, 2020, the
19 March 2020
Unless otherwise stated, departmental services are expected to operate as usual. Updates are provided daily.