The 2018 Arctic Winter Games: Team Nunavik-Québec in the South Slave, NWT!
From March 18-24, Team Nunavik-Quebec will be at the Arctic Winter Games in the South Slave region of the Northwest Territories. To show support for the team, a pep rally was organized in Kuujjuaq. The team is competing in five sports: Arctic Sports, Dene Games, Badminton, Table Tennis and Snowshoe and also has a cultural contingent. Numerous trials were held over the past two years to select the team's 52 athletes.
Sun Transit Period - Winter 2018
As many of you are probably aware, we are approaching the sun transit period for winter 2018.
Inuit Women in Business Network Workshop
A workshop on business development was held by the Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada in Inukjuak on February 13 and 14. Sponsored by the Kativik Regional Government, the workshop was an opportunity for Inuit women interested in business to be introduced to the Inuit Women in Business Network and to learn more about mentorship programs.
Official Opening of Qarjuit Office
On Monday, February 19, 2018, Kativik Regional Government’s Chairperson Jennifer Munick was present at the official opening of the Qarjuit Youth Council’s office.
Press Release: Government of Canada provides skills training and job opportunities for young Canadians in the Nunavik region of Quebec
February 20, 2018, Kuujjuaq, Quebec ─ Employment and Social Development Canada
Building a strong middle class means giving Canada’s youth the tools they need to find and keep good jobs.
Today, Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced a new project that will give youth in Quebec’s Nunavik region job skills training and hands-on work experience.