Press Release: Nunavik Cost-of-Living Reduction Measure Improvements
Kuujjuaq, Québec, April 1, 2016 – The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) and the Makivik Corporation announce adjustments to cost-of-living programs to better target support for the region’s most disadvantaged residents and to promote healthy lifestyles that take into consideration Inuit traditional activities and culture. The important improvements for 2016–2017 are:
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.