Press Release: Inauguration of new airport infrastructures in Tasiujaq
Tasiujaq, July 5, 2016 – On behalf of Jacques Daoust, Minister of Transport, Sustainable Mobility and Transport Electrification, Luc Blanchette, Minister for Mines and Minister responsible for the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region and the Nord-du-Québec region today inaugurates new airport infrastructures in Tasiujaq, Nunavik. On that occasion, he is accompanied by Jean Boucher, Member for Ungava, and Jennifer Munick, Chairperson of the Kativik Regional Government (KRG). The ceremony marks the completion of a series of important work carried out at the airport over the past few years.
Press Release: Nunavik Constable Receives Award for Distinguished Service
Kuujjuaq, Québec, June 22, 2016 – On June 9, 2016, at a special awards ceremony organized during the Québec Aboriginal Chiefs of Police Annual Meeting hosted by the Ministère de la Sécurité publique (public security), Constable Timothy Sangoya of the Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF) was recognized for his many years of distinguished policing service.
Press Release: Minister Geoffrey Kelley breaks ground for Kuujjuaraapik's new multi-purpose venue
Kuujjuaraapik, June 14, 2016. – Accompanied by the MNA for Ungava, Mr. Jean Boucher, the Minister responsible for Native Affairs, Geoffrey Kelley, participated in a ground-breaking ceremony to begin the construction of Kuujjuaraapik’s new multi-purpose venue, a major new cultural centre in Nunavik. The Government of Quebec is contributing over $3.5 million to this project.
Policing Media Release - Important Seizure in Kangiqsujuaq
Kuujjuaq, Québec, May 27, 2016 – Public-police collaboration in Kangiqsujuaq led the Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF) to an important seizure of hashish oil in that community earlier this week. The amount of drugs seized is the second most important in the region after a similar police operation took place in Salluit last March.
Weekends in the Parks – 2nd Edition - Come Spend the Summer with Us!
Kuujjuaq, Québec, May 23, 2016 – The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) and Nunavik Parks are pleased to announce Weekends in the Parks for the second consecutive year. Thirteen summer discovery packages are being organized in 2016 for Nunavik residents at Parc national des Pingualuit, Parc national Kuururjuaq and Parc national Tursujuq. Activities include hiking, canoeing and kayaking, camping, wildlife observation, relaxing next to a park cabin, contact with our local guides and immersion in the magic of Nunavik’s natural environments.