Press Release: Government of Canada provides skills training and job opportunities for young Canadians in the Nunavik region of Quebec
February 20, 2018, Kuujjuaq, Quebec ─ Employment and Social Development Canada
Building a strong middle class means giving Canada’s youth the tools they need to find and keep good jobs.
Today, Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced a new project that will give youth in Quebec’s Nunavik region job skills training and hands-on work experience.
Students on Ice: 2018 Arctic Expedition
The Kativik Regional Government is proud to partner with Students on Ice on their upcoming 2018 Arctic Expedition.
Students on Ice (SOI) is an award-winning organization taking high school and university students from around the world on the educational journey of a lifetime to explore the eastern Canadian Arctic and western Greenland between July 23 and August 7.
Press Release: Unaaq Men’s Association of Inukjuak wins $500K at 2017 Arctic Inspiration Prize gala
February 6th, 2018 – Kuujjuaq, Quebec – The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) would like to congratulate the Unaaq Men’s Association of Inukjuak, a local support group promoting leadership, self-esteem and the passing of traditional knowledge, for their award at the Arctic Inspiration Prize gala on January 31st, 2018, in Ottawa.
Press Release: Housing Issues Discussed with Québec-Government Representatives
January 29, 2018 – Kuujjuaq, Québec – Chairperson of the Kativik Regional Government (KRG), Jennifer Munick, KRG Executive Committee member and Mayor of the Northern Village of Kuujjuaq, Tunu Napartuk, and President of the Kativik Municipal Housing Bureau (KMHB), Sammy Duncan, met in Kuujjuaq yesterday afternoon with the Minister responsible for Consumer Protection and for Housing, Lise Thériault, the Minister responsible for Native Affairs, Geoffrey Kelley, and the MNA for Ungava, Jean Boucher. Housing issues were discussed, including mainly the Home Ownership and Renovation Program.
Meeting between KRG and Newly Elected Makivik President
On January 25, 2018, KRG Chairperson Jennifer Munick, Executive Committee member Tunu Napartuk, and Director General Michael Gordon welcomed newly elected Makivik President Charlie Watt at the KRG main office for an introductory meeting. The KRG representatives took this opportunity to discuss some common issues and to congratulate Mr. Watt on his new role.