In-territory addictions and trauma treatment one step closer to reality

The pieces are coming together for comprehensive in-territory addictions and trauma treatment with the completion of a report outlining a preferred way forward, including a proposed budget of $102.5 million over five years. Health Minister George Hickes says he’s appreciative of the level of detail in the report. “More importantly, it’s just breaking it down...
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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.