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Inuvik

(ĭn`o͞ovĭk), town (1991 pop. 3,206), Northwest Territories, Canada, on the east channel of the Mackenzie River. It was built (1954–62) as a new townsite for AklavikAklavik
, settlement (1991 pop. 801), Northwest Territories, Canada, on the west channel of the Mackenzie River. The unsuitability of the land at the site led to the construction of Inuvik.
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 and was the first model town in the Canadian Arctic. A satellite operations station and airport are there.
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I also thank the Gwich'in Renewable Resources Board, the Gwich'in Social and Cultural Institute, the Gwich'in Renewable Resource Councils of Fort McPherson, Tsiigehtchic, Inuvik, and Aklavik, and the Inuvik Hunters' and Trappers' Committee for their support and contributions to my research.
THIS PAST SUMMER, from June 27 to July 1, the Northern National Event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) was held in Inuvik, Northwest Territories.
The community of Inuvik was founded on the eastern shores of the Mackenzie Delta in 1955.
Allen provided then Speaker Krutko with a statutory declaration claiming permanent residence at 107B East Campbell Lake, Inuvik. This declaration was subsequently tabled in the House.
The bus trip originated in Regina, but the people on the trip came from places like Moose Factory, Ont.; Ottawa; Winnipeg; Inuvik, NWT; Montreal Lake and La Ronge, SK; as well as Saskatoon and Regina.
The ITH project, jointly proposed by the Government of the Northwest Territories Ministry of Transportation, Town of Inuvik, and Hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk, is co-funded by the territorial and federal governments (cost estimate ~$300M).
"CAN YOU draw me something?" This was the question Mosaic Moorby always asked children sent to the infirmary of Stringer Hall, an Anglican-run hostel in Inuvik for Indian and Inuit children, where she served as nurse in the 1960s.
Celebrate resilience and culture and learn about Canada's history as the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hosts its second national event of its five-year mandate in Inuvik, June 28-July 1.
He highlighted several things including the second Intergovernmental Forum that took place in Inuvik in late May.
The Bill will add three more seats to Yellowknife to give the capital city seven, and will add another each in Hay River and in Inuvik.
We gratefully acknowledge annual funding for this program provided by the Fisheries Joint Management Committee, Inuvik, Northwest Territories, established under the Inuvialuit Final Agreement.