Press Release: Québec Expresses Its Solidarity with Nunavimmiut
Kuujjuaq, Québec, March 29, 2016 – Further to meetings last week in Kuujjuaq and Inukjuak between Nunavik representatives and a delegation of MNAs who sit on the Committee of Citizen Relations, the National Assembly adopted a motion recognizing the commitment of Nunavimmiut to improve the quality of life and living conditions in their communities.
Press Release: Important Drug Seizure in Salluit
Kuujjuaq, Québec, March 23, 2016 – Public-police collaboration in Salluit enabled the Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF) to conduct two important seizures of hashish oil in that community last week.
Press Release: Creating a Distinct Construction Workforce Region for Nunavik
Kuujjuaq, Québec, March 16, 2016 – Further to recent amendments to the Regulation respecting the Hiring and Mobility of Employees in the Construction Industry, transition measures take effect today that will lead to the creation of a separate construction workforce placement region for Nunavik by June 2017. The transition measures will adapt the construction industry to northern realities.
Press Release: Team Nunavik-Québec represents region well at Arctic Winter Games
Kuujjuaq, Québec, March 15, 2016 – After dealing with multi-day weather delays, Team Nunavik-Québec worked hard to represent the region well during the Arctic Winter Games in Nuuk Greenland from March 6-11. The region’s small team of 57 athletes earned 21 ulus (6 gold, 9 silver, 6 bronze) largely in Arctic Sports and Dene Games. Its cultural contingent, Puvirnituq’s Qulliq Band, also earned large cheers for their performance of Nunavik Inuktitut songs, as well as a mix of throat singing and hip-hop beatboxing dubbed “throatboxing” by the youth.