Posts in Press Release 2016

Makivik Corporation Launches Naming Contest for its New Business Development Corporation

Tasiujaq, Quebec (March 24, 2017) – Makivik Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of a naming contest for its new Business Development Corporation currently known as “DEVCO”. DEVCO will become the business development arm of Makivik. Devco’s objectives are to…

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MAKIVIK CORPORATION ANNOUNCES CREATION OF A NEW DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION FOR NUNAVIK INUIT

March 1, 2017 – Kuujjuaq, Quebec – Makivik Corporation is pleased to announce the creation of a new Development Corporation to further develop regional businesses in Nunavik and beyond. The new Inuit Development Corporation will be 100% owned by Makivik.…

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Makivik and FCNQ Sign Historic Agreement to Create New Company to Develop Renewable Energy in Nunavik

Ivujivik, Québec, February 21, 2017 – Inuit leaders from Makivik Corporation and the Féderation des Cooperatives du Nouveau Québec (FCNQ) are pleased to announce the creation of a jointly owned company to develop renewable energy projects in Nunavik. It will be…

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Makivik Executives Adamie Delisle Alaku and Andy Pirti serving another three-year term

January 20, 2017 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – Nunavik beneficiaries have acclaimed Adamie Delisle Alaku as Vice-President, responsible for Resource Development and have re-elected Andy Pirti as Treasurer of Makivik Corporation. Both Executives are now serving their second three-year term. On…

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Nunavik Inuit File Judicial Reviews Challenging Nunavut and Canadian Decisions on Polar Bear Quotas in Hudson’s Bay

January 19, 2017 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – Makivik Corporation has filed judicial review applications related to Polar Bear Quota decisions made by the Governments of Nunavut and Canada in October 2016 affecting the Total Allowable Take (TAT), and Non-Quota Limitations…

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MAKIVIK CORPORATION SHOCKED AT LEAF RIVER CARIBOU HERD POPULATION RESULTS: CALL ON QUEBEC TO STOP THE SPORTS HUNT

Monday December 19, 2016 – Kuujjuaq, Quebec – On behalf of Nunavik Inuit Makivik Corporation expresses deep concern over the staggering decline of caribou in the Leaf River Herd in Northern Quebec (Nunavik) and call on Quebec to stop the…

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