Press Releases Archives (page 9)

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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Makivik Corporation is encouraged by Canada’s endorsement of the UN Declaration of the rights of Indigenous Peoples

Press Release November 16, 2010 Montreal, Québec – It was late last week when the Canadian Government showed their support on strengthening their relationship with Canadian Aboriginals by endorsing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; ((As…

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Condolences from Makivik Corporation on the passing of Greenland’s former Prime Minister Jonathan Motzfeldt

Press Release November 3, 2010 Montreal, Québec – Makivik Corporation President Pita Aatami respectfully extends his sympathies on the passing of one of Greenland’s political leaders: “Green land has lost a pioneer; a man who stood up for Inuit rights…

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Students from Nunavik, Canada and around the world embark onto Arctic Expedition from Kuujjuaq Nunavik

Press Release August 6, 2010 Kuujjuaq, Quebec – Students on Ice Expeditions (SOI) and Makivik Corporation are delighted to announce and launch of the Arctic Expedition where eight Nunavik youth who have been selected from a pool of applications from…

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