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Nunavut no longer Canada's colony. It needs to end its own deprivation @jameshenrybell oped in @globeandmail

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#Nunavut no longer #Canada's #colony. It #needs to end its own #deprivation #oped @jameshenrybell in @globeandmail http://ow.ly/sXPT8
 “… It is Nunavut’s decision makers – using, one hopes, good information and good judgment – who must change what needs to be changed … If Nunavut were a country, it would, measured within a list of 187 countries, sit at number 38, well below all other Canadian provinces and territories. Worst of all, Nunavut’s life expectancy at birth is ranked on that list at 100. …”

“… 49 per cent of the population who need welfare payments to get by. Or that 70 per cent of families are reported to be food insecure for at least part of the year….”

“… Jim Bell, Nunatsiaq News Editor was out to record the unusual sealift support activity with his camera this morning as well! August 16, 2012 at 11:45 a. — with James Henry Bell. …”

“… Jim Bell, Nunatsiaq News Editor was out to record the unusual sealift support activity with his camera this morning as well! August 16, 2012 at 11:45 a. — with James Henry Bell. …”
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“… "Northern Canadians are not powerless victims. It is they who now wield the greatest influence over the decisions – good or bad – that will decide the region’s destiny."

Do you agree that Nunavut has what it needs to improve its quality of life? Read the op-ed by Jim Bell, a regional newspaper editor. It's part of our #GlobeNorth series, found at Via/thanks to:

http://tgam.ca/north …”

Via/thanks to:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/the-north/now-more-than-ever-nunavut-controls-its-destiny/article16404428/

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