Posts by Makivik (page 5)

Makivik Corporation welcomes new Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development

Kuujjuaq, Quebec February 26, 2013 – The Makivik Corporation welcomes the appointment of Bernard Valcourt as the new Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development. “ We can’t emphasize enough the importance of the ministry to the well being of…

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Inuit Organizations Applaud Residential Schools Documents Court Decision

February 4, 2013 – Ottawa, Ontario – Inuit organizations across Canada are applauding the Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision that requires the Government of Canada to provide to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) all relevant federal documents related…

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The Makivik Corporation is once again spreading a little Christmas cheer into the communities of Nunavik.

Press Release Kuujjuaq, Quebec December 21, 2012-As in previous years boxes and boxes of shrimp are being distributed to communities  in the 14 villages.  Each beneficary household  receives a kilo of shrimp provided from Makivik’s shrimp fishery worth about $90-thousand…

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Beluga Hunt Makivik Corporation will Monitor Closely the Disturbing Events that Occurred in Quaqtaq last week

Press release Kuujjuaq, Quebec-November 15, 2012 – On November 8, officials of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) questioned Nunavik Inuit hunters from Kangirsuk, Tasiujaq and Aupaluk following a beluga hunt that took place in the vicinity of Quaqtaq. …

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Regional Conference on Inuusitta Makitjuumigiaqarninga Prevention and Empowerment

Press Release Kuujjuaq, Québec, October 22, 2012 – Last week, representatives from every Nunavik community and regional organizations wrapped up extensive discussions on health and social services, youth protection services, policing, justice and correctional services, as well as education and…

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Signing of a Partnership Agreement Between Makivik Corporation and Projets Autochtones Quebec, a Shelter in Montreal for Homeless First Nations and for Inuit

Press release Montreal, October 4, 2012 – Jobie Tukkiapik, President of Makivik Corporation and Joey Saganash, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Projets Autochtones Québec (PAQ) signed today a partnership agreement to support Inuit men and women who are…

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