Posts in Press Releases 2013

Meeting with Minister Valcourt : The Inuit demand immediate solutions to the housing crisis in Nunavik

Kuujjuaq, Quebec November 28 2013 – Makivik Corporation is pleased to have had the opportunity to meet with the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, to explain the disastrous consequences of the serious housing…

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Throne Speech: Once again the federal government ignores the housing crisis in Nunavik: more broken promises

Kuujjuaq, Quebec October 18 2013 – Makivik Corporation denounces the Throne Speech which contains nothing to resolve the serious housing crisis in Nunavik and this the day after the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples issued a…

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Makivik Corporation President & National and Regional Inuit leaders meet with Prime Mininster Stephen Harper

Press Release August 23, 2013, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut-The President of the Makivik Corporation, Jobie Tukkiapik, says he is pleased a meeting between Inuit Leaders and Prime Minister Stephen Harper took place in Rankin Inlet yesterday. It was the first meeting…

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Makivik Corporation and Newfound Resources Limited sign a joint development agreement

Kuujjuaq, Quebec, July 22, 2013-Makivik Corporation and Newfound Resources Limited (NRL) today signed a joint development agreement for the shrimp fishery in Ungava Bay and Hudson Strait. Makivik Corporation has been a license holder for 34 years and first identified…

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Makivik Corporation and the Government of Québec sign the Complementary agreement No. 23 to the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement

Press Release June 21st, 2013-Montréal, Qc – The President of Makivik Corporation, Jobie Tukkiapik, the Premier of Québec, Pauline Marois, and the minister responsible for native affairs, Élizabeth Larouche, today signed the Complementary agreement No. 23 to the James Bay…

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Makivik congratulates Nunavik artist

Press Release June
 3, 
2013, 
Kuujjuaq, 
Quebec ‐ 
Makivik 
Corporation 
is 
proud 
to 
congratulate 
Nunavik 
artisit 
Ulaayu
 Pilurtuut 
for 
her 
beautiful 
design
 that 
is 
featured 
as 
a 
five 
dollar
 collector’s 
coin. 
She
 is 
the 
first 
Nunavik
 Inuk 
artist 
to 
be…

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