Posts in Press Releases 2011

Université Laval takes the lead once again in Research on Sustainable Development of the North

Press Release Québec City, December 15, 2011 – Denis Brière, rector of Université Laval, and Paul Fortier, vice rector of research and creation, just announced the creation of a Research Chair in Sustainable Development of the North. The purpose of…

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Justice Croteau’s report on the slaughter of sled dogs – An agreement signed between the Gouvernement du Québec and the Makivik Corporation

From Gouvernement du Québec – Cabinet du Premier Ministre Kangiqsualujjuaq, August 8, 2011. – The premier of Québec, Jean Charest, the Minister responsible for Native Affairs, Geoffrey Kelley, and the president of the Makivik Corporation, Pita Aatami, were in Kangiqsualujjuaq…

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XStrata Nickel Shares $15,2 Million of Raglan’s Operating Profit with Inuit Communities

Québec City (Québec) – June 1, 2011 Xstrata Nickel Raglan Mine today presented a cheque in the amount of Cdn$15.2 million to the Makivik Corporation and the Inuit communities of Kangiqsujuaq and Salluit. This sum represents the Inuit communities’ share…

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The information tour preceding the referendum on the Final Agreement on the creation of the Nunavik Regional Government starts

Press release The information tour preceding the referendum on the Final Agreement on the creation of the Nunavik Regional Government starts February 14, 2011 Kuujjuaq, Quebec – Today, the Negotiators for the Nunavik Regional Government start their information tour preceding…

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