Posts in Press Releases (page 14)

Makivik’s Annual General Assembly Concludes with Election of a New Vice President for Economic Development

Press Release April 03, 2007 – The annual general assembly of Makivik ended after four days of discussions with members encouraged by Makivik’s progress in its subsidiaries and political developments. The subsidiaries of Makivik; First Air, Air Inuit, Halutik Enterprises,…

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Makivik Corporation begins fiscal year with donations and distributions to Wish List of Inuit communities and projects

Press Release January 12, 2007 – Makivik is pleased to announce the donations and distributions of funds to Nunavik Inuit communities and projects for the upcoming fiscal year 2006-2007. The Makivik Board of Directors reviewed various community proposals and requests…

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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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