Historic Signing of Joint Caribou Management Strategy Between Seven Indigenous Nations in Quebec and Newfoundland & Labrador
Makivik Corporation Announces $16.8-million in Donations to Nunavik Initiatives for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year
Kuujjuaq, Quebec – Wednesday October 11, 2017 – Makivik Corporation is very pleased to announce $16.8-million for a wide range of Nunavik initiatives for the 2017-2018 fiscal year (October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018).
“As a result of solid returns from our financial portfolio, as well as a $3-million dividend from First Air, and a $2-million dividend from Air Inuit, we are proud to once again be in a position to allocate funds to all communities. In the 2017-208 fiscal year, $16.8-million will be allocated in support of many different community projects and new initiatives,” said Makivik President Jobie Tukkiapik.
Makivik Applauds Two Education Events Destined to Have a Positive Impact on Nunavik Youth and the Region
Kuujjuaq, QC – Thursday September 28, 2017 – Makivik Corporation applauds two recent education related events for Nunavik. First the education panel organized by the Qarjuit Youth Council this week to discuss the status of education was by all accounts a huge success. The panel was made up of Makivik President Jobie Tukkiapik, Kativik School Board President Alicie Nalukturuk, and two former College students, Leah May and Navarana Kleist. The panel on Education was the first of its kind in the region and was held during the Annual Meeting of Qarjuit Youth Council. It was broadcast “live” on TNI Regional Radio. Makivik salutes the efforts and wisdom of Qarjuit and encourage them to strive on.
Secondly in Montreal last week the launching of Nunavik Sivunitsavut (NS) is something we can all be very proud of and wish for its great success. The Nunavik Sivunitsavut program in Montreal is located at the Avataq Cultural Institute office…