Posts in Press Release 2016 (page 2)

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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Inuit Custom Adoption Closer to Being Incorporated into Quebec’s Civil Code – An Important Step Say Makivik and Nunavik’s Health Board

Montreal, Quebec – October 6, 2016 – Inuit leaders representing Makivik Corporation and the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services (NRBHSS) underline the milestone reached with the tabling of Bill 113 in the Quebec National Assembly. The Bill,…

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Nunavik Inuit Optimistic on Housing Following Meeting with Québec Ministers

September 8, 2016 – Kuujjuaq, Québec – Nunavik Inuit leaders emerged hopeful for housing solutions following a meeting with Québec Ministers Martin Coiteux, Geoffrey Kelley and Ungava Member of the National Assembly Jean Boucher. The discussions took place on September…

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