Press Release: KRG and KRPF Participate to Specific Consultation on Cannabis in Quebec City
Kuujjuaq, Québec, October 6, 2017 ─ On September 29th, in Quebec City, the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) and the Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF) took part in a specific consultation on the regulation of cannabis for Inuit and First Nations held by the Quebec government. Three main themes were discussed during the session:
• Prevention, awareness and health effects;
• Marketing, sales model, and use sites;
Press Release: More than $3 Million over Five Years to Support Development in Nunavik
Kuujjuaq, October 6, 2017 – Under the new Fonds d’appui au rayonnement des régions (support fund for regional vibrancy, FARR), close to $300,000 will be available this year to support development projects in Nunavik. This resource envelope will gradually grow to close to $1 million annually by 2021–2022. In total, close to $3 million over five years will be invested in regional development through the FARR.
Nunivaat Update, third 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
COST OF LIVING PHASE II – The work on the COL database continues, and a first set of analyses will be sent to the negotiation table in the upcoming weeks.
Sun Transit Period - Autumn 2017
As many of you are already aware, with the arrival of fall, we are approaching the solar transit period for fall 2017.
Press Release: Kativik Regional Police Force
Kuujjuaq, Quebec, August 22, 2017 - On August 15, 2017, a group of geologists traveling by helicopter discovered remains of human nature near an abandoned snowmobile about 25 kilometers away from the Northern Village of Ivujivik.