Covid-19

Notices

Makivik’s Physical offices closed.

We have made the decision to close our physical offices until March 30th to ensure a healthy and safe environment for our employees. Our staff will continue to work from home. We encourage individuals trying to get in contact with Makivik staff to use the contact form on our website.

If the department you are trying to get in contact with is not listed, use the general inquiry option and your email will be forwarded to the appropriate contact.

The voicemail inboxes of our Kuujjuaq and Montreal office will be monitored periodically, but emails remain the best way to get in contact with us.

Makivik income tax program suspended until March 30th

Makivik has made the decision to suspend the Nunavik Volunteer Income Tax Program in response to the threat of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The suspension is scheduled to last until March 30.

Revenue Quebec, along with the Canada Revenue Agency, have extended the deadline to produce and file personal income taxes to June 1, 2020.

We will continue to monitor the situation, and if the program is to be postponed further, Updates will be listed here.

COVID-19: SUSPENSION OF ITINERANT COURT IN NUNAVIK

To help contain the spread of COVID-19, the Court of Quebec has currently suspended all travel to Nunavik from March 16th – May 4th, 2020 and has limited hearings to emergency or urgent matters only. Emergency hearings will take place in Amos by means of telephone and video conferencing.

Full Makivik Notice here

This page will periodically be updated with Information related to Coronavirus (Covid-19) and Makivik

We encourage Nunavimmiut to Visit the NRBHSS website for relevant health information related to Covid-19. 

 

Official makivik statements

08/10/2020

Makivik Commends Federal Announcement of $75-Million for Northern Air Transportation Support of an Essential Service

PRESS RELEASE August 10, 2020 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – Makivik Corporation highlights the importance of the announcement made by the government of Canada on August 6, […]
06/08/2020

Makivik Announces Virtual AGM July 14-16, 2020

PRESS RELEASE June 8, 2020 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – Makivik Corporation announces it will hold a virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) on July 14-16, 2020. Makivik […]
04/28/2020

Makivik Announces Distribution of Federal Government COVID-19 Funds to Nunavik Communities

PRESS RELEASE April 28, 2020 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – Makivik Corporation announces it finally received the $11.25-million from the Government of Canada yesterday. These funds are […]
04/17/2020

Nunavik Mines Should Remain Closed Say Inuit Quebec Decision to Resume Mining Operations Without Consulting Inuit Reopens Old Wounds

PRESS RELEASE April 17, 2020 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – Makivik Corporation, the birthright organization which represents the Inuit of Nunavik, is strongly opposed to the resumption […]
04/14/2020

Income Tax Program Suspended Until Further Notice

PRESS RELEASE April 14, 2020 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – Please take note that the start of the Makivik Volunteer Income Tax Program is being suspended until […]
04/07/2020

Elected Leaders of Nunavik create a Unified Front to Combat Coronavirus Pandemic

PRESS RELEASE April 7, 2020 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – The major organizations in Nunavik have met to establish the Nunavik Leaders Group  in the context of […]
04/05/2020

Suspension of Income Tax Program Extended to April 13th

Notice April 5, 2020 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – The suspension of the Makivik Volunteer Income Tax Program is being further extended to Monday April 13th. This […]
03/27/2020

Suspension of Income Tax Program extended to April 6th

PRESS RELEASE March 27, 2020 – Kuujjuaq , Nunavik – The suspension of the Nunavik Volunteer Income Tax Program has been extended to April 6th. This […]
03/25/2020

COVID-19: SUSPENSION OF ITINERANT COURT IN NUNAVIK

Notice Mar 25, 2020  To help contain the spread of COVID-19, the Court of Quebec has currently suspended all travel to Nunavik from March 16th – […]
03/23/2020

Makivik Announces Passenger Screening to Nunavik at Trudeau International Airport and bans Intercommunity visits

PRESS RELEASE March 22, 2020 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – Makivik Corporation has taken measures to implement a three-question screening process at Trudeau International Airport in Dorval […]