Press Release: Nunavik Kite-Ski Championship: Riding the Winds in Kangiqsujuaq!
Kuujjuaq, Québec, May 8, 2015 – Nunavik kite-skiers took over Kangiqsujuaq from April 29 to May 3 as the Recreation Department of the Kativik Regional Government (KRG), in collaboration with the Northern Village of Kangiqsujuaq, hosted the fourth annual Nunavik Kite-Ski Championship. This year, Michael Petagumskum from Kuujjuaq won the title of Nunavik Kite-Ski champion. He was followed by Tommy Tuniq from Kangirsujuaq in second place and Quppa Pinguartuq from Salluit in third place.>
Press Release: Weekends in the Parks Pilot Project: Come Spend the Summer with Us!
Kuujjuaq, Québec, May 5, 2015 – The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) and Nunavik Parks are inviting Nunavimmiut to participate in the Weekends in the Parks Pilot Project, taking place this summer in the region’s national parks! Nine affordable weekend packages are being offered at 500 $ or less, for trips to Parc national des Pingualuit, Parc national Kuururjuaq and Parc national Tursujuq.
The packages include transportation to the parks by air charter or boat, guides, lodging or camping and, in the case of Tursujuq, food as well.
Press Release: Firearms Safety Awareness Week: Are Your Firearms Safe?
Kuujjuaq, Québec, April 27, 2015 – The Prevention Team of the Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF) and staff of the Uumajuit Program and Inuit Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Support Program of the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) are working together this week to promote firearms safety across Nunavik.
Press Release: Team Nunavik–Québec: Athletes Looking to Excel at Coastal Trials!
Kuujjuaq, Québec, April 24, 2015 – After months of hard training and countless hours of practice, athletes from all over Nunavik will have an opportunity to compete at one of two Team Nunavik–Québec (TNQ) coastal trials. The trials are part of the TNQ selection process for the 2016 Arctic Winter Games that will be held in Nuuk, Greenland.>
Press Release: Aisara Kenuajuak: Four Decades in the Service of Nunavimmiut
Kuujjuaq, Québec, April 15, 2015 ─ The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) paid tribute today to one of its senior and well respected elected representatives, Aisara Kenuajuak, who passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2015. “Four decades ago, Aisara embarked on a journey of dedication and public service, working relentlessly for the welfare of all Nunavimmiut. Today, while we mourn the passing of Aisara, we are also very thankful for his legacy. Aisara with his knowledge and wisdom guided us to navigate through today’s challenges. He made us stronger, made us proud of who we are and of what we can achieve together,” declared KRG Chairperson Maggie Emudluk.>