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The NWT Literacy Council is accepting resumes for the position of Summer Student. In order to qualify for this position, applicants must be returning to post-secondary schooling in the 2018-2019 academic year.

Deadline for applications is May 2, 2018, 5 pm.

For more information: nwtliteracy@nwtliteracy.ca

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This issue features the Children First Society in Inuvik, the Never Board Game Club in Fort Simpson, and our new program for immigrants and refugees.

Tell us about the Indigenous language role model in your life. 

Enter our photo/video contest.

Jestine’s Office, Aurora College, 4509 Franklin Avenue

10 am - 1:30 pm
Healthy Family Centre

Ruth Inch Memorial Pool, Yellowknife
Friday, February 23, 2018, 8:30-9:30 pm

Learn how to tell your story on computer. Learn about photography from a professional, Kristen Oleson.

February 19-21, noon-3:30 pm.

Ages 13-18

Aurora College, 4509 Franklin Ave., Yellowknife

If you are a permanent resident, please bring your permanent resident card.

Fridays, 1:30 to 2:30 pm

Gymnastics Club, Yellowknife Multiplex

Make connections with other parents while your children play.

If you are a permanent resident, please bring your permanent resident card.

National Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative, held annually on January 27th. This special day promotes families reading and doing other literacy-related activities together.  This year’s theme is Learn Through Play.

Read about this year's activities.

The NWT Literacy Council encourages communities, schools, families and organizations to celebrate family literacy day in their own unique way. Many communities and schools celebrate the whole week by hosting family literacy events.

January 17
Come practice your English and enjoy tasty International foods.