EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Okalik, The Hon. Paul
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The Nunavut Dream as an extension of the National Dream. Nunavummiut today. Reference to Mr. Berton. Some history. Current recognition in world-class art work and cultural representations. Potential for Nunavut. The Northern Strategy launched last December. The Nunavut fishery, natural resources and tourism sectors. Exploration investment. A Canada-Nunavut devolution agreement - what it means. Jurisdictional control of natural resources. Work to do when it comes to social and economic indicators for education, health and life expectancy. Training and education. Lack of capital tax. Creating business opportunities in Nunavut. Mutually beneficial partnerships.