Press Release: Gathering with Three French Artists Returning from Nunavik
Quebec City, November 9, 2015 – The French Consulate General in Quebec City is pleased to present this invitation to a gathering on Friday, November 13 at 11 a.m. at the Musée des Beaux-arts de Montréal with Professor Patrice Alexandre, Cécilia Breuil and Anaïs Ang, three French artists returning from Aupaluk in Nunavik where they were in residence from October 23 to November 11, 2015.
Update, July‒September 2015: NUNIVAAT – NUNAVIK STATISTICS PROGRAM
Nunivaat was initiated by the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) in 2005 to
establish a permanent, public and independent statistics program on the
socioeconomic situation of Nunavik. Nunivaat is directed by Université Laval.
RESEARCH AND RELATED ACTIVITIES
Study on the Cost of Living in Nunavik – Data collection work under the study is now running at full speed. To date, 76% of the targeted 450 households have been surveyed in Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kuujjuaq, Tasiujaq, Salluit, Puvirnituq and Umiujaq. Each randomly selected participating household is asked to collect receipts for two weeks and to complete a diary of daily expenses; in return, the houseolds are paid $100.
Press Release: Emergency Response Exercise at the Kuujjuaq Airport
Kuujjuaq, Québec, November 4, 2015 – Local firefighters, first responders, local and regional healthcare personnel, officers of the Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF) and management personnel of the Transportation and Public Security departments of the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) conducted a full-scale emergency response exercise at the Kuujjuaq airport yesterday. More than 35 volunteers also took part.
Press Release: Breakfast for Better Learning Campaign
Kuujjuaq, October 9, 2015 – The Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services is very proud to launch its new campaign “Breakfast for Better Learning” across the region. Aimed at promoting the importance of breakfast for schoolchildren, a complete kit of educational activities and promotional materials focussing on breakfast was created to help this campaign spring into action in classrooms. The material includes a poster, a factsheet, classroom discussion about breakfast ideas, educational activities and a booklet about healthy food.