News Archive

Jun
16
2016

CGS tasked the Provincial/Territorial Official Committee on local government to update the research they conducted on dust suppression products in 2009.

Attached you will find the updated research report. There are a few new products but, as in 2009, the cost still favours calcium chloride.

Apr
26
2016

There are more than 300 ground searches for Nunavummiut per year.  Preliminary figures show the number of searches in Nunavut  has increased in recent years!

ᕿᓂᕐᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᑐᑦ ᐸᕐᓴᕐᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᑐᑦ ᐅᓄᕐᓂᖃᓚᐅᕐᑐᑦ ᐅᖓᑕᓂ 300 ᓄᓇᕗᑦᒥ ᐊᕋᒍᖓᓂ.  ᑲᑎᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐅᓄᓯᕙᓪᓕᐊᓂᕋᕐᓯᒪᒃᒪᑕ ᕿᓂᕐᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᑐᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᑦᒥ ᐊᕋᒍᐃᑦ ᐊᓂᒍᕐᑐᓂ!

Apr
26
2016

As the summer season approaches, Nunavummiut are reminded of the dust it brings.

The MTO would like all municipalities to make use of the following developed guides and manuals for dust control. 

If you would like further infomration, please contact the MTO or your Government of Nunavut; Department of Community & Government Services office.

Mar
30
2016

The MTO Board of Directors is pleased to annouce this year's recipient of the Elwood Johnston Memorial Bursary; David Saila from Cape Dorset.

David is a full time water truck driver for the Hamlet and volunteer firefighter.  David has taken numerous courses through the MTO and has shown real dedication to professional development through training.  This committment was recognized by the Cape Dorset SAO; Ed Devereaux, who nominated David.  In the photo below you can see Cape Dorset Mayor Palaya Qiatsuk (left), presenting David Saila with his plaque and cheque for $2,500.

Feb
18
2016

As the 2016 Arctic Winter Games (AWG) are upon us, the MTO has made anonymous contribution!

The MTO's Administration Officer; David Qayaq, volunteered his time this week to don the mantle of Kuluk, the AWG mascot.  In this photo we see Kuluk posing with the Honourable Joe Savikataaq; Minister of Community & Government Services.

 

 

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.