Press Release: Unaaq Men’s Association of Inukjuak wins $500K at 2017 Arctic Inspiration Prize gala
February 6th, 2018 – Kuujjuaq, Quebec – The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) would like to congratulate the Unaaq Men’s Association of Inukjuak, a local support group promoting leadership, self-esteem and the passing of traditional knowledge, for their award at the Arctic Inspiration Prize gala on January 31st, 2018, in Ottawa.
Press Release: Housing Issues Discussed with Québec-Government Representatives
January 29, 2018 – Kuujjuaq, Québec – Chairperson of the Kativik Regional Government (KRG), Jennifer Munick, KRG Executive Committee member and Mayor of the Northern Village of Kuujjuaq, Tunu Napartuk, and President of the Kativik Municipal Housing Bureau (KMHB), Sammy Duncan, met in Kuujjuaq yesterday afternoon with the Minister responsible for Consumer Protection and for Housing, Lise Thériault, the Minister responsible for Native Affairs, Geoffrey Kelley, and the MNA for Ungava, Jean Boucher. Housing issues were discussed, including mainly the Home Ownership and Renovation Program.
Meeting between KRG and Newly Elected Makivik President
On January 25, 2018, KRG Chairperson Jennifer Munick, Executive Committee member Tunu Napartuk, and Director General Michael Gordon welcomed newly elected Makivik President Charlie Watt at the KRG main office for an introductory meeting. The KRG representatives took this opportunity to discuss some common issues and to congratulate Mr. Watt on his new role.
Press Release: KRG contribution of $ 1 million for the new Isuarsivik Centre
Kuujjuaq, Québec, January 23, 2018 ─ Further to the substantial progress made by the Isuarsivik Treatment Centre planning for the construction and operation of a new regional recovery centre, and in related talks with the federal and provincial governments, the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) is announcing a $1-million contribution towards infrastructure costs. The KRG will provide this funding over a three-year period, specifically $350,000 in 2018 and 2019, and $300,000 in 2020.
RLDD Procurement, Financing and Business Expansion Workshop
On December 5 and 6, the KRG Regional and Local Development Department held a workshop on the procurement process of the Government of Canada in Kuujjuaq. During this event, procurement strategies were explained to Nunavik enterprises, from the supplier registration through the bid deposit. The participants were also informed about federal innovation programs and financing services available for aboriginal businesses.