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.
Senior Communications Officer
Click here to download the PDF version of the Press ReleaseThe Makivik Corporation is once again spreading a little Christmas cheer into the communities of Nunavik.