Nunivaat Update, first 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 – After the official presentation at KRG Regional Council last November, “The Cost of Living Survey. Research Report” was presented to several occasions. The report is available in the Nunivaat database’s Publications section both in English and in French.
Enjoy the Land Safely!
The Kativik Regional Government’s (KRG) Civil Security section, in collaboration with the Nunavik Hunting Fishing Trapping Association (HFTA), is offering tips for safety while on the land.
Press Release: KEQC Public Hearings on the Sivumut Project
Kuujjuaq, Québec, April 21, 2017 – The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) participated during the week of April 3 in the public hearings organized by the Kativik Environmental Quality Commission (KEQC) in Salluit and Kangiqsujuaq concerning phases II and III of the Sivumut Project beyond 2020 proposed by Glencore Canada Corporation on its Raglan mine property. The brief submitted by the KRG focuses on environmental and socio-economic considerations of the project and promotes sustainable development.
A New Image for the Sanajiit Project
With the 2017 construction season just around the corner, the Kativik Regional Government’s (KRG) Sanajiit Project has revamped its image with a brand new logo.
Policing Media Release
Kuujjuaq, Québec, April 4, 2017 - In the evening of Saturday, April 1st a 12-year-old girl was accidently struck to the head by a puck while watching a hockey game at the local municipal arena of Salluit, Nunavik. Following the incident, the girl received medical attention.
On Sunday morning, her death was determined at the Salluit nursing dispensary. An autopsy is being performed in Montreal at the coroner’s request and the Kativik Regional Police Force and the Sûreté du Québec are jointly investigating the case.