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Taloyoak:  Services

Judy Hill Memorial Health Center

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(photo:  G. Bohlender 06/98)

The health center provides basic health services to community residents.  Medical services are provided by a staff of two nurses, assisted by clerk/interpreters, a housekeeper, and a community health representative (CHR).  Two social workers provide family support and counselling services.  Additional medical services are provided by specialists who visit the community on a periodic basis.  A walk-in clinic is open Monday to Friday (9am to 11:30am); specialized clinics are held in the afternoons from 1pm to 5pm.   Emergencies are seen anytime.  For more information, contact the center at 867-561-5111 phone or 867-561-6906 fax.  The health center is located along the main road, at the west end of town.

Church Of The Good Shepherd (Anglican)

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The church conducts services in Inuktitut on Sundays at 11am and 7pm.  Sunday school for youth is held at 2pm.  Prayer meetings/bible study are held on Wednesday nights at 7pm.  For more information, contact the church at 867-561-5710.  The church is located along the road to the Boothia Inn and Northern Stores, at the east end of the community.

Netsilik School

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(photo:  G. Bohlender 06/98)

Netsilik School offers a complete curriculum from kindergarten to grade 12.  The school is also the location for one of the Community Internet Access Sites established by the Taloyoak Broadcasting Society with financial assistance from Industry Canada's Community Access Program (CAP).  For more information, contact the school at 867-561-5181 phone or 867-561-6606 fax.  The school is located in the center of the community and is easily visible as the largest building in the community.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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Taloyoak is served by a two-member detachment.  For more information, contact the RCMP at 867-561-5201 phone or 867-561-5094 fax.  The RCMP station is located off the main road on a hill overlooking the harbor.

GNWT - Wildlife Office

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The wildlife office is responsible for the enforcement of wildlife regulations and the issuing of fishing and hunting licenses, and permits for the export of meat and hides.   For more information, call the renewable resource officer at 867-561-6231 phone / 867-561-6810 fax.  The wildlife office is located on the main road, in the east end of the community, on the way to the Anglican Church, Boothia Inn, and Northern Stores.

Inuit Broadcasting Corporation / Taloyoak Broadcasting Society

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Offices and studios for both organizations are located in the Inuit Broadcasting Corporation (IBC) building, located across from the Co-Op.  IBC's Taloyoak studio produces video segments for popular IBC programs shown on Television Northern Canada (TVNC).  The Taloyoak Broadcasting Society operates the community radio station from a rented studio inside IBC's building.  For more information on IBC activities, contact 867-561-6404 phone or  867-561-6812 fax.  The Taloyoak Broadcasting Society can be reached at 867-561-5147 phone or 867-561-5143 fax.  The IBC building is located on the main road, across from the Paleajook Co-Op.

Taloyoak Training Center

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The Taloyoak Training Center is operated by the Hamlet Of Taloyoak and has delivered a variety of training programs since its start-up in September 1997.  Some of the center's past offerings have included workshops in:  ACCPAC accounting, Xerox photocopier repair, boiler repair, appliance maintenance, Simply Accounting, computer networking, computer maintenance, and basic computer skills courses.  The top floor of the center is equipped with 10 personal computers, and audio visual aids for the delivery of computer training courses.  This area also serves as the location for one of the Community Internet Access Sites established by the Taloyoak Broadcasting Society with financial assistance from Industry Canada's Community Access Program (CAP).  The bottom floor of the center is used for the delivery of industrial type workshops.  For more information on upcoming activities, contact the center at 867-561-5117 phone or 867-561-5057 fax.

Airport

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The Taloyoak airport receives First Air scheduled passenger service from Yellowknife using Hawker Siddeley 748 passenger/cargo turboprop aircraft.  The runway was lengthened in 1998 from 3,710 to 4,000 feet.   The airport is operated by the Hamlet Of Taloyoak under contract to GNWT - Transportation.  To contact the Community Aerodrome Radio Station (CARS) observer/communicators, contact 867-561-6241 phone.  The First Air agent can be contacted at 867-561-5400 phone or 867-561-5010 fax.  Aircraft refueling is available by contacting Lyall Enterprises Ltd. at 867-561-5571 phone.