Release: Over $449 000 for the realisation of two projects in Nunavik
Chibougamau, July 12th 2018.- The Quebec Government, through the Fonds d’appui au rayonnement des regions (FARR) announced a financial aid of $449 000$ for the realisation of two projects in Nunavik. This support comes from the Stratégie gouvernementale pour assurer l’occupation et la vitalité des territoires 2018-2022.
Enhancements to the Food and Other Essentials Program
The list of eligible items under the Food and Other Essentials Program has been enhanced to reduce the costs of more food and non food items purchased from retail stores in the region. Among the changes, a 30% discount will now be applied on all fresh fruit and vegetables. As well, the items covered under many other product categories have been expanded to include all sizes and brands.
Four Bike Rallies Organized This Year
The Kativik Regional Police Force organized bike rallies in four communities to promote physical exercise and road safety.
The KRPF Seizes Alcohol Intended for Resale
On July 3 and 4, the Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF) executed two separate search warrants, seizing a large amount of illegal alcohol being shipped to Akulivik. Charges have been laid against two individuals.
Cirqiniq Summer Camp
Youth participants around the region and regional junior instructors took part in the ninth annual Cirqiniq summer camp organized by the KRG Recreation Department. The camp was held from June 20 to 28 in Kuujjuaq.