Press Release: Third Edition of the Weekends in the Parks
Kuujjuaq, Québec, May 23, 2017 – Nunavik Parks and the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) are pleased to announce the Weekends in the Parks for the third consecutive year. This summer, Nunavik residents can choose between eleven discovery packages organized at Parc national des Pingualuit, Parc national Kuururjuaq and Parc national Tursujuq. Activities include hiking, canoeing and kayaking, camping, wildlife observation, relaxing at the cabin, contact with our local guides and immersion in the magic of Nunavik’s natural environments.
Prix Hommage Aînés 2017 – Call for Nominations
Promote the outstanding volunteerism of a senior in your community
In order to recognize the outstanding commitment of seniors who voluntarily contribute to improving the quality of living and social participation of seniors in their communities, the Minister responsible for Seniors and Anti-Bullying, Francine Charbonneau, issued on May 15 a call for nominations for the Prix Hommage Aînés 2017.
Policing Media Release: Drug Related Operation
Kuujjuaq, Québec, May 5, 2017 – The Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF) in collaboration with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (A-CFSEU) and the Sûreté du Québec have conducted important marijuana seizures in Kuujjuaq.
Press Release: New Interim Social Housing Rent Scale Reached with Quebec: Significant Relief for Low and Medium Income Households
Kuujjuaq, Québec, May 1, 2017 – Inuit leaders from Makivik Corporation (Makivik) and the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) have reached an agreement-in-principle with the Government of Québec, subject to ratification by Cabinet, on an interim social housing rent scale that will decrease rent for the vast majority of Nunavik Inuit living in social housing units.
Press Release: Extension of the Agreement on Nunavik Cost-of-Living Measures And Addition to the Household Appliance and Harvesting Equipment Program
Kuujjuaq, Québec, April 27, 2017 – The Agreement on the Financing of Measures to Reduce the Cost of Living in Nunavik administered by the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) has been extended until March 2018. This one-year extension will allow the KRG, the Makivik Corporation and the Québec government to pursue negotiations to define effective and long-lasting solutions to the high cost of living in Nunavik, based on the conclusions of the two-year research report completed by Université Laval in November 2016.