Concerns are being raised about the admissions process for the new law degree program at Nunavut Arctic College, which is set to start classes next week. CBC News has learned there were no Inuit on the student selection committee, and the class that was selected for this year is 76 per cent Inuit — below what is representative of the territory's population, which is 85 per cent Inuit. "I was very disappointed; this hurt me so much.
The president of Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated says the government of Canada must spend more to support Inuit languages, a lot more. Just last month, the Federal government promised nearly $15.8 million over four years for Inuktut language services in Nunavut, along with $14.25 million for French language services over the same period. Inuktut is a term that refers to all Inuit languages, including Nunavut's Inuktitut and Inuinnaqtun dialects.
The president of Nunavut's power corporation says money in the 2017 federal budget will help the territory move away from its reliance on diesel-power and towards renewables like wind. "We want to move towards renewable, we support that, but the question has been will our customers want to pay for that," said Qulliq Energy Corporation president Bruno Pereira.
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Selecting a term
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