KRG Council, Kuujjuaq, September 2018
The regular sitting of the KRG Council from September 10 to 13 was organized in Kuujjuaq.
Celebrations of the 40th Anniversary of the KRG
On August 31, celebrations for the 40th Anniversary of the KRG were held in various communities in Nunavik.
Shown: A contest organized in Ivujivik during the celebrations for the best arnautik or silapaak.
Rise in the Cost of Gasoline
Kuujjuaq, Québec, September 6, 2018 – The price of gasoline set by Nunavik’s fuel distributors has risen on September 1st, from $1.79 per litre to $2.03 per litre in all Nunavik communities. The contribution of the Kativik Regional Government and Makivik Corporation, through the Gasoline Subsidy Program, remains at 40¢ per litre, reducing the price to $1.63 per litre for beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement (JBNQA).
Québec is investing over $6.5 million in two workforce training projects in Nunavik
The Gouvernement du Québec is providing the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) with $6,528,572 in funding over three years for two major Inuit workforce training projects in Nunavik.