Press Release: KRG contribution of $ 1 million for the new Isuarsivik Centre
Kuujjuaq, Québec, January 23, 2018 ─ Further to the substantial progress made by the Isuarsivik Treatment Centre planning for the construction and operation of a new regional recovery centre, and in related talks with the federal and provincial governments, the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) is announcing a $1-million contribution towards infrastructure costs. The KRG will provide this funding over a three-year period, specifically $350,000 in 2018 and 2019, and $300,000 in 2020.
RLDD Procurement, Financing and Business Expansion Workshop
On December 5 and 6, the KRG Regional and Local Development Department held a workshop on the procurement process of the Government of Canada in Kuujjuaq. During this event, procurement strategies were explained to Nunavik enterprises, from the supplier registration through the bid deposit. The participants were also informed about federal innovation programs and financing services available for aboriginal businesses.
RLDD Ivujivik Think Tank
On January 16 and 17, 2018, KRG Regional and Local Development Department will hold a Think Tank workshop on the Ivujivik Commercial Social Economy Project. For the occasion, Nunavik and Ivujivik business, social, and governmental participants will identify new commercial opportunities for Ivujivik. To attend the event, please contact the Mayor of Ivujivik, Ms. Mary Alaku at 819-922-9940.
Qalingo Angutigirk has been honored by the Government of Quebec
Qalingo Angutigirk, the former Mayor of Salluit, was awarded Quebec's senior tribute award- Quebec's Prix Hommage Ainés. On November 22, M. Angutigirk was honored in recognition for his community involvement. He received his prize from Quebec’s minister responsible for seniors, Ms. Francine Charbonneau.
The Consul General of the United States in Quebec City visited Kuujjuaq
The Consul General of the United States in Quebec City, Mrs. Allison Areias-Vogel, visited Kuujjuaq and met various representatives from the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) and other organizations on November 15 to 17, 2017.