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Historic Signing of Joint Caribou Management Strategy Between Seven Indigenous Nations in Quebec and Newfoundland & Labrador

MONTREAL, QC — (October 13, 2017) — Media are invited to a press conference for the signing of an historic agreement between the seven Indigenous Nations that make up UPCART – the Ungava Peninsula Caribou Aboriginal Round Table. Indigenous leaders…

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Makivik Corporation Announces $16.8-million in Donations to Nunavik Initiatives for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year

Kuujjuaq, Quebec – Wednesday October 11, 2017 – Makivik Corporation is very pleased to announce $16.8-million for a wide range of Nunavik initiatives for the 2017-2018 fiscal year (October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018). “As a result of solid…

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Makivik Applauds Two Education Events Destined to Have a Positive Impact on Nunavik Youth and the Region

Kuujjuaq, QC – Thursday September 28, 2017 – Makivik Corporation applauds two recent education related events for Nunavik. First the education panel organized by the Qarjuit Youth Council this week to discuss the status of education was by all accounts…

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Makivik welcomes the Federal Government’s new approach to working with Canada’s Indigenous peoples

August 30, 2017 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – Makivik Corporation welcomes the announcement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Monday August 28th to dissolve the Indigenous and Northern Affairs and create two new departments to better serve Inuit, Métis, and…

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Nuvviti Development Corporation Selects Chairman and Announces New Boards for Kautaq Construction, Nunavik Geomatics, Halutik Enterprises, Unaaq Fisheries, Tarquti Energy, and the NEAS Group Air Inuit and First Air Board Chairmen Named

Tuesday July 4, 2017 – Montreal, Quebec – Nuvviti Development Corporation held its first Board of Directors meeting in Montreal on Wednesday June 28, 2017. Mr. Tommy Palliser was named the new Chairman of Nuvviti Development Corporation during the meeting.…

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Inuit Customary Adoption Incorporated into Quebec’s Civil Code – “Historic” say Makivik and Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services

Kuujjuaq, Quebec – June 20, 2017 – On Friday June 16, 2017 at the Quebec National Assembly, Bill 113 called “An Act to amend the Civil Code and other legislative provisions as regards adoption and the disclosure of information” was…

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Statement from Makivik President on the Status of Diplomas for Students Graduating from the Kativik School Board in Nunavik

May 9, 2017 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – Makivik Corporation was shocked by the recent news released by the Kativik School Board (KSB) that Nunavik students have not been receiving standard Secondary School Diplomas for several years (since 2013 or 2015),…

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