Kativik Regional Government

Quarterly Update: July 2017

Keeping Nunavimmiut up to date on the work of the Kativik Regional Government

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Arctic Inspiration Prize 2017 – Call for Nominations

Do you know a group in Nunavik or in the North with innovative ideas?

Encourage them to be nominated! They could win:

   • A $1 million prize;
   • One of the four prizes of $400,000 or
   • A youth prize of up to $100,000 to up to seven teams.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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