Posts by Makivik (page 10)

Opportunity missed by Environment Minister Rona Ambrose to discover Nunavik and its environment

Press Release December 12, 2006 – President Pita Aatami expressed disappointment in Minister of Environment Rona Ambrose not appearing in Nunavik December 1 for the signing of the Torngait National Parks Agreement and during the signing of the Nunavik Inuit…

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RCMP self-investigation does not reveal the truth about the slaughter of Inuit sled dogs in the 1950s and 1960s

Press Release December 5, 2006 – Pita Aatami, President of the Makivik Corporation and Thomasie Alikatuktuk, President of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association are disappointed but not surprised that the RCMP self-investigation into the slaughter of sled dogs from 1950 to…

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Nunavik Inuit Vote Overwhelmingly in Favor of the Nunavik Inuit Land Claims Agreement

Press Release Kuujjuaq – Friday October 27th, 2006 – President Pita Aatami, along with his fellow executive members, is pleased to announce that 78 % of eligible Nunavik Inuit voters have approved the Nunavik Inuit Land Claims Agreement (NILCA). An…

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Makivik Corporation and the Kativik Regional Government welcome visit of Minister of Justice Yvon Marcoux and Minister for Native Affairs for Quebec Geoffrey Kelley to Nunavik

Press Release September 26, 2006 – Chairperson Maggie Emudluk of the Kativik Regional Government (KRG), President Pita Aatami of Makivik Corporation, proudly welcomed the Minister of Justice for Quebec Yvon Marcoux and the Minister for Native Affairs Geoffrey Kelley today…

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Makivik Corporation, Kativik Regional Government and the Quebec Government sign agreement for the Prevention of Crime and the Promotion of Safe and Healthy Communities

Press Release Kuujjuaraapik, August 9, 2006 – President Pita Aatami of Makivik Corporation, Chairperson Maggie Emudluk of the Kativik Regional Government (KRG), and Premier Jean Charest signed the amendment to the Sanarrutik Partnership Agreement in Kuujjuaraapik today in the presence…

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Falconbridge Shares CDN $9.3 Million of Raglan’S Operating Profit with Inuit Communities

Press Release Montréal, Québec, April 10, 2006 – Falconbridge Limited is pleased to announce that it has presented a cheque in the amount of Cdn $9.3 million to the Makivik Corporation during a ceremony held in the Inuit community of…

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Makivik Corporation receives ‘CIBC Spririt of Leadership’ Community Award for Community Spirit

Press Release $5,000 Award Donation to Cruise North Expedition’s Arctic Clean-Up Mission March 7, 2006 – Makivik, a not-for-profit organization representing the Inuit of Northern Quebec, received a $5,000 CIBC ‘Spirit of Leadership’ Community Award in recognition of their Arctic…

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Makivik Corporation and the Kativik Regional Government bring recommendation for the recognition of Nunavik as an Electoral Division to the National Assembly

Press Release January 24, 2006 – Chairman Maggie Emudluk of the Kativik Regional Government, and President Pita Aatami of Makivik Corporation presented a joint recommendation today at the National Assembly regarding the recognition of Nunavik as an Electoral Division of…

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