Kativik Regional Government

Press Release: International Snowmobile Safety Week

Kuujjuaq, Québec, January 19, 2015 – Nunavik’s prevention and awareness campaign for off-highway vehicle (OHV) safety, On the Right Path, wants Nunavimmiut to take note that January 17 to 25, 2015, is International Snowmobile Safety Week. OHV safety information broadcasts are planned on regional radio stations, and local health and by-law enforcement officials are being encouraged to organize local OHV safety activities. Listen and watch for what’s going on in your community. On the Right Path campaign stickers will also be available at municipal offices and schools.

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Press Release: The Kativik Regional Government pays tribute to Ellashuk Pauyungie

Kuujjuaq, Québec, December 11, 2014 ─ The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) paid tribute today to the life, work and achievements of Ellashuk Pauyungie who passed away during the night of December 7, 2014. A beloved and inspiring person, Ellashuk is remembered by all as a role model who touched many lives, in her community and in the region. “Ellashuk, with a distinct voice, was a strong Inuk woman; everyone who knew her respected her. She was a humble, humorous, wise individual. Being able to adapt to the ever changing world we live in, she contributed in making Nunavimmiut understand the challenges we face in our lives. Ellashuk will forever be missed, declared Maggie Emudluk, Chairperson of the KRG.”

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Press Release: Makivik and the KRG Oppose Uranium Development in Nunavik

Kangiqsualujjuaq, Québec, December 3, 2014 – At a public hearing organized by the Bureau d’audiences publiques de l’environnement (environmental public hearings committee, BAPE) and the Kativik Environmental Advisory Committee (KEAC) on the challenges and issues posed by uranium mining, Jobie Tukkiapik, President of the Makivik Corporation, and Maggie Emudluk, Chairperson of the Kativik Regional Government (KRG), stated their opposition to uranium exploration, exploitation and waste management in Nunavik.

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Quarterly Update: October 2014

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

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September Update: Nunivaat - Nunavik Statistics Program


Study on the Cost of Living in Nunavik – The KRG, the Makivik Corporation, Université Laval and the Québec government reached an agreement on the cost of living survey to be conducted in Nunavik. A pilot phase is planned in November in one community and will be followed by surveying in six communities in 2015. Under the Agreement on the Financing of Measures to Reduce the Cost of Living in Nunavik signed in December 2013, the Makivik Corporation, the KRG and the Québec government made a commitment to use the survey’s results to define effective and long-term solutions to the region’s high cost of living.

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