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Press Release

Kuujjuaq, Quebec December 21, 2012-As in previous years boxes and boxes of shrimp are being distributed to communities  in the 14 villages.  Each beneficary household  receives a kilo of shrimp provided from Makivik’s shrimp fishery worth about $90-thousand dollars.
The communities have also  received $8-thousand dollars each  to go towards Christmas activities like games and festivities .

Air Inuit is providing food baskets to the Nunavik Communities worth $250-thousand dollars. This money is sent to the communities for distribution to help put food on the table for the elderly and less fortunate.

And as usual a favorite in many of the Christmas games :  free passes on Air Inuit and First Air are being made available as prizes in many of the games provided by organizations .

Makivik President Jobie Tukkiapik and the executives of the corporation would like to extend the very best of Christmas and a new year beneficial to all of the people of the Arctic.

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Contacts:
William Tagoona
Senior Communications Officer
Makivik Corporation
819-964-2925
wtagoona@makivik.org

Kitty Gordon
Communications Officer
Makivik Corporation
514-745-8880
kgordon@makivik.org

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