Arctic Inspiration Prize 2017 – Call for Nominations
Press Release: Enjoy the Water Safely!
Kuujjuaq, July 5, 2017 - The Civil Security Section of the Kativik Regional Government is kicking off the summer season with a campaign aimed at promoting boating safety. Various initiatives are planned to raise awareness and promote safe behaviour on and around the water. Listen to your local and regional FM radio stations for safety tips and other information to be well prepared for boating, fishing and swimming.
Nunivaat Update, second quarter of 2017
Based on a long history of cooperation between the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) and Université Laval, Nunivaat was established in 2005 as a permanent, public and independent statistics program on the socioeconomic situation of Nunavik. Nunivaat is directed by Université Laval and funded by the KRG.
RESEARCH AND RELATED ACTIVITIES
NUNAVIK COST OF LIVING SURVEY –The results of the Nunavik Cost of Living Survey were presented to the International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences IX 2017 in Umeå, Sweden.
Press Release: New Interim Social Housing Rent Scale Adopted by Québec
Kuujjuaq, Québec, June 22, 2017 – The Interim Social Housing Rent Scale announced last month has been officially ratified by the Québec Cabinet of Ministers. The publishing of the new By-Law triggers an application period of 120 days for Nunavik Inuit to apply under the new rent scale for retroactive reduction, and potentially a refund from July 1, 2016.
Press Release: Québec launches the first Ministerial Strategy for Labour Market Integration of First Nations and Inuit people
Québec City, June 13, 2017 – The Gouvernement du Québec today launched the first Ministerial Strategy for Labour Market Integration of First Nations and Inuit People, which will allow better use of the means at Québec's disposal to increase their participation in the labour market.