Press Release: For a Safe and Fun Halloween: Safety Tips for Trick or Treat
Kuujjuaq, Québec, October 28, 2016 – Halloween can be a time of both excitement and potential danger. The Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF) encourages parents, guardians and children to read these simple Safety Tips to help keeping everyone safe:
Sun Transit Period - Autumn 2016
As many of you are probably aware, with the arrival of autumn, we are approaching the sun transit period for autumn 2016.
Press Release: Search for Missing Hunter in Inukjuak
Kuujjuaq, Québec, October 4, 2016 – Since Saturday September 24th, 2016 the Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF) is participating in a search and recovery operation with the local authorities in Inukjuak for community member Jobie Nungaq. He was reported missing during a hunting trip with three other persons on Frazier Island, southeast of Inukjuak, after the group’s canoe went adrift. In order to reach back the shore, the man made a makeshift raft out of plastic containers but it capsized while underway to his destination. The individuals accompanying Mr. Nungaq are safe and were returned to their families.
Press Release: Nunavik Cost-of-Living Reduction Measures: New Adjustment to the Gasoline Program
Kuujjuaq, Québec, September 14, 2016 – Following an agreement from the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) and Makivik Corporation, the 40¢ per litre fuel subsidy for Inuit beneficiaries of the JBNQA will remain the same for this year as of September 1st, 2016. Further, as the price of gas has dropped across Canada in the past year, the fuel price set for Kuujjuaq and all Nunavik communities has lowered as of September 1st.
Press Release: Nunavik Inuit Optimistic on Housing Following Meeting with Québec Ministers
September 8, 2016 – Kuujjuaq, Québec – Nunavik Inuit leaders emerged hopeful for housing solutions following a meeting with Québec Ministers Martin Coiteux, Geoffrey Kelley and Ungava Member of the National Assembly Jean Boucher. The discussions took place on September 1, 2016 at the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) boardroom with the key Inuit leaders representing organizations working on the housing file for all Nunavik Inuit – Jobie Tukkiapik, President of Makivik Corporation; Jennifer Munick, Chairperson of the Kativik Regional Government (KRG); Lucy Kumarluk, KRG Vice-Chairperson; and Daniel Oovaut, President of the Kativik Municipal Housing Bureau (KMHB). Staff for the respective Inuit organizations, and Québec delegation also attended.