Press Release: Recent Meeting with the Québec Premier in Nunavik
Kuujjuaq, Québec, November 1, 2017 – On October 26 and 27, Québec Premier Philippe Couillard visited Nunavik during a tour of Northern Québec. He was accompanied by his Minister responsible for Native Affairs, Geoffrey Kelley, by his Minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks and Minister responsible for the Abitibi–Témiscamingue Region and the Nord-du-Québec Region, Luc Blanchette, and by the MNA for Ungava, Jean Boucher.
For a Safe and Fun Halloween: Safety Tips for Trick or Treat
Once again this year, Halloween can be a time of both excitement and potential danger. The Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF) encourages parents, guardians and children to read these simple Safety Tips to help keeping everyone safe.
Prevention tool for alcohol abuse
Saturviit Inuit Women’s Association of Nunavik is pleased to announce the release of its video on alcohol abuse, including testimonies from victims.
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.