News Archive

Aug
17
2015

The MTO would like to extend a very warm welcome to the new Executive Director of the Nunavut Association of Municipalities (NAM); Brian Fleming.

Brian Fleming has worked very closely with NAM for many years in his role as Senior Administration Officer with the Municipality of Igloolik and Sanikiluaq before that, as well as President of the Nunavut Association of Municipal Administrators (NAMA).  NAMA is also the parent organization of the MTO and Brian Fleming has served as both President and Vice-President of the MTO.

Mar
19
2015

Training in Nunavut takes a giant leap forward this month as Nunavut Arctic College launches the first of five online courses in the Municipal Training Organization’s (MTO) popular Municipal Government Program (MGP). Building on the successful pilot computer training last winter, the “Introduction to Northern Government” will be delivered online to participants across Nunavut starting November 28th. The course covers the structure, history and operations of territorial and municipal governments in Nunavut.

Mar
19
2015

The MTO website will now advertise employment opportunities with municipalities in Nunavut. 

Go to the 'RESOURCES' link and click on 'Employment Opportunities.'

Check back often and regularly for the most up-to-date employment opportunites.  Please check each ad for how to apply.  The MTO does not process applications for employment; these will usually be sent directly to the municipality.

Mar
19
2015

The MTO would like municipalities to submit their invoices for reimbursement of costs incurred from taking MTO training.  These costs will need to be substantiated with backup for the MTO to process your reimbursement.

Airline Travel - Include your receipt from the airline.  Municipal Purchose Orders will not be accepted as backup

Accommodations - Include all hotel receipts

Per Diems - Include proof that this was paid to your staff.  A cheque stub is acceptable.

Training Allowance - Include proof that this was paid to your staff.  A cheque stub is acceptable.

Mar
19
2015

On behalf of the Department of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs with the Government of Nunavut the MTO is putting forth this advertising for interested persons to attend training seminars on Access to Information/ Protection of Privacy Sessions.

There is no funding avaliable from the MTO to assist municipalities with attending these sessions. Please contact Jessica Bell at 867-975-6044 or Jessica.Bell@gov.nu.ca for further information

The links below will give you more information on each seminar.

Mar
19
2015

The Nunavut Municipal Training Organization is proud to offer selected stories and articles with an Inuit Qaujumajatuqangit perspective by Elijah Tigullaraq.

Elijah Tigullaraq works with the Qikiqtani School Operations as a bilingual language consultant and has graciously allowed the MTO to post his stroies and articles on our website for all to see.

Elijah provides a unique perspective and relates stories of important moral and social importance from the persepctive of a bilingual Inuk living in the community of Pond Inlet.

Mar
19
2015

The MTO has been able to negotiate a new travel discount with Canadian North for use by municipal employees.  The discount is available on all Canadian North flights (throughout Nunavut) and connecting flights with Calm Air or Westjet.  Note that there must be at least one portion of the flight on Canadian North for the discount to apply.

Here are some of the highlights:

·         All travel booked using the MTO code is 100% refundable up to 2 hours before the flight

·         The code may be used by municipal staff and municipal contractors

Mar
19
2015

If municipalities or organizations require the Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC) or the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course (CRFSC), please review the attached poster for course information.

The MTO does not have the resources to offer this course in each community though municipalities may offer this training through the hamlet HTO.

If you require more information about this training, please contact:

Iqaluitfirearms.safetytraining@gmail.com

867-979-4383

867-222-1945

Mar
19
2015

Last year the Nunavut Economic Developers Association elected to train municipal CEDOs through the University of Waterloo in line with the Economic Developers Association of Canada. 

Though the MTO's CEDO courses may no longer be used by Nunavut's Community Economic Development Officers, the course materials provide a valuable resource and reference guide for that position.

Mar
19
2015

The MTO has negotiated a discount with FIrst Air for municipalities.  The flights can be booked online at www.firstair.ca by entering the promo code in the promo code box and the corporate rate will come up.  Or you can call reservations at 1-800-267-1247 and give the corporate code and receive the discount.     

The promo code can be obtained from your SAO.  Alternatively, municipal employees can contact the MTO directly (mto@gov.nu.ca or 1-866-770-5218) to obtain the code.