Press Release: Team Nunavik–Québec 2016: Final Regional Trials Organized in Kuujjuaq
Kuujjuaq, Québec, December 9, 2015 – From November 27 to 29, 108 athletes from all over Nunavik competed in the final regional trials organized for Team Nunavik–Québec (TNQ). The athletes were aiming for one of 61 spots for athletes who will travel to the Arctic Winter Games in Nuuk, Greenland, in March 2016. Over the two-year preparation cycle for these Arctic Winter Games, TNQ focus has been on positive values, behaviour and attitude, as well as leadership qualities and performance.
Press Release: Adding More Cheer to the Christmas Season
Kuujjuaq, Québec, December 1st, 2015 – The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) and Makivik help make Christmas dinner a little more affordable in Nunavik communities. Until December 31, 2015 under the Food and Other Essentials Program, Nunavimmiut will be able to buy whole turkeys and hams (2.5 kg and over) sold at local grocery stores for half the regular price.
Press Release: First Sitting of the KRG Council since Municipal Elections in Early November
Kuujjuaq, Québec, November 26, 2015 – The elected municipal representatives who make up the new Council of the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) have chosen from among their members an Executive Committee. The Executive Committee is responsible for the management of the affairs of the KRG.
Press Release: Prix Hommage Aînés 2015
Minister Geoffrey Kelley Highlights the Outstanding Volunteer Work
of Louisa Cookie-Brown, Award Recipient for Nunavik
Quebec City, November 9, 2015 – The Minister responsible for Native Affairs, Geoffrey Kelley, would like to acknowledge the outstanding volunteer work of the recipient of the Prix Hommage Aînés 2015, Louisa Cookie-Brown. Ms. Cookie-Brown was presented the award on November 4 by the Minister of Families, Minister responsible for Seniors, Minister responsible for Anti-Bullying and Minister responsible for the Laval Region, Francine Charbonneau, at an awards ceremony conducted at the Parliament Building in Quebec City.