Nunavik’s fall evictions postponed until spring

Regional council hears from housing authority on new builds, remaining needs

As officials from the Kativik Municipal Housing Bureau took their seats in front of the Kativik Regional Government council in Kuujjuaq on Sept. 12, council chairperson Jennifer Munick delivered some good news. “Last week we had a meeting with the executive of KMHB and we asked that the evictions not be done in the fall…

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Nunavik daycare cooks enjoy summer cook training

From left: daycare cooks Akinisie Sivuarapik, Rebecca Thomassiah, Marthe Paris and Mary Inuktaluk participate in a summer cook training at the Nasivvik adult education student residence in Kangiqsujuaq. The training is offered to daycare cooks, through a partnership between the Kativik Regional Government’s employment and training department, the KRG’s childcare department and Kativik Ilisarniliriniq’s adult education and vocational training department. (Photo by Emilie Vaissiere)

Rainbows over Kuujjuaq

A few rainy days have made rainbows a regular sight over Kuujjuaq, such as the one seen here on Tuesday, Sept. 10. (Photo by Elaine Anselmi)

New bus service rolls out in Rankin Inlet

This is one of many stops on Rankin Inlet’s new bus route. The bus service launched earlier this month and is free all September long until fees kick in Oct. 1. The bus runs from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week, and is wheelchair accessible. See our story soon at Nunatsiaq.com. (Photo by Noel Kaludjak)

Admiring the view at Nunavik’s crater lake

A visitor admires the view from the rim of the Pingualuit crater at Pingualuit park in Nunavik on Saturday, Aug. 17. The crater was formed by the impact of a meteorite. (Photo by Isabelle Dubois)

Way down below

A machine called a bolter, operated by Agnico employee Jonathan Lachance, installs protective roofing to the walls of the Meliadine mine outside Rankin Inlet on Sept. 10. The bolter, seen here at over 200 metres underground, is one of seven used per shift. More to come on the mine and the people who work there on Nunatsiaq.com (Photo by Emma Tranter)

Kuujjuammiut remember those lost to suicide

Chinese lanterns were lit in Kujjuaq on Sept. 11, in memory of loved ones lost to suicide, following World Suicide Prevention Day. (Photo by Elaine Anselmi)