Québec, December 9, 2013 – The Makivik Corporation, the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) and the Québec government have reached an agreement on increased funding to mitigate the effects of the high cost of living on Nunavik residents. “Over the next three years, these measures will direct more than $33 million towards reducing the cost-of-living inequities faced by Nunavimmiut”, declared Makivik President Jobie Tukkiapik and KRG Chairperson Maggie Emudluk.
Elisapie Tukkiapik Blake receives the Homage Prize from the Québec Minister of Health and Social Services
November 21 2013, Kuujjuaq, Québec – The Nunavik Elders Committee and the Regional and Local Development department of the Kativik Regional Government (KRG), would like to acknowledge Mrs. Elisapie Tukkiapik Blake from Kuujjuaq, for receiving today the Homage Prize for her dedicated work with Elders and the community, from the Minister of Health and Social Services in charge of the Secrétariat aux aînés, Réjean Hébert.
Keeping Nunavimmiut up to date on the work of the Kativik Regional Government
Nunavik Price Monitoring Project – Data collection begun in 2011 was completed in April 2013 and a preliminary report was presented in May. The final report on the Nunavik Price Monitoring Project is expected in November. The report will present the main findings of the project and explore the impacts of Nutrition North Canada in Nunavik communities.
October 25 2013, Kuujjuaq, (Québec) - The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) has the pleasure to announce that Jennifer LaPage is the winner of the Team Nunavik-Québec (TNQ) Pin Contest!