GN, NTI want to avoid court action on Education Act

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Education Minister David Joanasie hopes to present proposed amendments to the Education Act at the 2019 winter session, as the deadline for an Inuit-language and English or French bilingual education looms. “It’s next year. It’s so very close. Of course, we know we won’t be able to meet that target,” said Joanasie. The legislation states...
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Michele LeTourneau
Michele LeTourneau first arrived at NNSL's headquarters in Yellowknife in1998, with a BA honours in Theatre. For four years she documented the arts across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Following a very short stint as a communications officer with the Government of the Northwest Territories, Michele spent a decade at a community-based environmental monitoring board in the mining industry, where she worked with Inuit, Chipewyan, Tlicho, Yellowknives Dene and Metis elders to help develop traditional knowledge and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit contributions for monitoring and management plans. She rejoined NNSL and moved to Iqaluit in May 2014 to write for Nunavut News. Michele has received a dozen awards for her work with NNSL.