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2020

July

13Yard Beautification

Yard Beautification

Date:
July 13, 2020 to August 21, 2020
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Community: Behchokǫ̀
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14Special Council Meeting

Special Council Meeting

Date: July 14, 2020
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Council Chamber Room
Community: Whatì
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15Application Deadline - UCEP Funding

Application Deadline - UCEP Funding

Date: July 15, 2020
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UCEP funding in-take dates for Fall begins May 15th and the deadline is July 15th. 

To be eligible to receive UCEP benefits, you must:

  • Apply by the deadline
  • Be a status Indian resident of the NWT
  • Be **accepted for and attending the UCEP program at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution** and receive letter of acceptance from the education institute you have applied to
  • Have not received the maximum four semesters of UCEP
  • Have not previously defaulted on UCEP funding (withdrawal before semester ends)
  • Be able to get all the upgrading you need within two years (or four semesters)
  • Submit your confirmation of enrolment, complete with signature from the education institution you are enrolled in

Please note: Adult Basic Education courses and high school equivalency programs are not eligible for UCEP funding. You must have your grade 12.

Download the UCEP Application here: UCEP Application - NWT Residents (2).pdf

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17Home Exterior Painting Project Deadline

Home Exterior Painting Project Deadline

Date: July 17, 2020
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Community: Behchokǫ̀
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24Scholarship Deadline for NWT Tourism

Scholarship Deadline for NWT Tourism

Date: July 24, 2020
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Submit your application by Friday, July 24, 2020 at 5:00pm (MT) via e-mail to erica@spectacularnwt.com or by fax to the NWT Tourism Scholarship Committee at 867.873.4059. 
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31Deadline - Northern Futures Scholarship

Deadline - Northern Futures Scholarship

Date: July 31, 2020
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 Northwestel would like to help fund your education and offer you summer employment opportunities. You may be eligible for one of six Northern Futures Scholarships worth $4,000 each.

 If you meet these three requirements, you are eligible to apply. Our goal is to have 50% of these scholarships awarded to indigenous students every year.

  • Deadline to apply is July 31st, 2020
Learn more at nwtel.ca/Scholarship 
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31Deadline for Wellness and Addictions Recovery Advisory Group

Deadline for Wellness and Addictions Recovery Advisory Group

Date: July 31, 2020
Time: 3:00 pm
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Are you living or have you lived with a mental health or substance use challenge and accessed mental wellness or addictions recovery services? Have you provided care for a family member or friend experiencing mental health or substance use concerns?  If yes, the Department of Health and Social Services is inviting you to submit an application to serve as a member of the NWT Mental Wellness and Addictions Recovery (MWAR) Advisory Group.
 
How do I apply?
  • Please send a resume, experience, and references to the attention of “Application for MWAR Advisory Group” by fax (867-873-7706), email (mha@gov.nt.ca), or by regular mail to:
 
Mental Wellness and Addictions Recovery
Department of Health and Social Services
Government of the Northwest Territories
PO Box 1320
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9
 
Closing Date
  • The Expression of Interest will close at 3:00 pm on Friday, July 31, 2020. We will contact you shortly after the closing date.
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August

03Civic Holiday

Civic Holiday

Date: August 3, 2020
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04Tłı̨chǫ Day

Tłı̨chǫ Day

Date: August 4, 2020
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15th year of the Tlicho Government.  Tłı̨chǫ Day is a designated holiday of the Tłı̨chǫ Government.  

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15Application Deadline - ATCO Indigenous Education Awards Program

Application Deadline - ATCO Indigenous Education Awards Program

Date: August 15, 2020
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ATCO INDIGENOUS EDUCATION AWARDS PROGRAM

Our Indigenous Education Awards Program supports First Nation, Inuit and Métis students across Canada by providing financial assistance to help them in their quest for higher education. These awards, bursaries and scholarships are given to students who demonstrate leadership capabilities and strive to be role models in their schools and communities.

There are three different awards available:

  • Merit Awards ($500) – for students completing Grades 10 – 12, including upgrading;
  • Bursaries ($1,000) – for students enrolled in trade, diploma or certificate programs;
  • Scholarships ($1,500) – for students enrolled in degree or graduate programs.

There is a maximum of one award per applicant per year. Students must re-apply each year if they wish to be considered.

ELIGIBILITY

You can apply for one of our Indigenous Education Awards if you:

  • Are a Canadian Indigenous person;
  • Are enrolled full-time in high school (including upgrading) or an accredited post-secondary institution or training program;
  • Are not the child of an ATCO employee.

HOW TO APPLY

Submit the following required documentation:

  • One reference letter from a teacher, community leader or employer
  • Short essay (500 - 1,000 words) describing why you are a suitable candidate
  • Proof of enrollment for the upcoming school semester (can include acceptance letter, class schedule or receipt of paid fees)
  • Transcript from the most recent school attended (unofficial transcript is acceptable)

We thank everyone for applying, however only those being considered for an award will be contacted. We are unable to accept telephone or email inquiries regarding the status of your application. 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the application deadline has been extended to August 15, 2020.

Original posted on https://www.atco.com/en-ca/our-commitment/indigenous-partnerships/indigenous-education-programs.html

 

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17Whatì Council Meeting

Whatì Council Meeting

Date: August 17, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Whatì Community Government Council Chamber Room
Community: Whatì
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September

07Labour Day

Labour Day

Date: September 7, 2020
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14Whatì Council Meeting

Whatì Council Meeting

Date: September 14, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Whatì Community Government Council Chamber Room
Community: Whatì
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October

05Whatì Council Meeting

Whatì Council Meeting

Date: October 5, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Whatì Community Government Council Chamber Room
Community: Whatì
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12Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

Date: October 12, 2020
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November

09Whatì Council Meeting

Whatì Council Meeting

Date: November 9, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Whatì Community Government Council Chamber Room
Community: Whatì
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December

07Whatì Council Meeting

Whatì Council Meeting

Date: December 7, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Whatì Community Government Council Chamber Room
Community: Whatì
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