New case of virus in Whapmagoostui puts Kuujjuaraapik on red alert
Health officials have confirmed a case of COVID-19 in the Cree community of Whapmagoostui, which has major implications for Nunavik’s Kuujjuaraapik. Whapmagoostui and Kuujjuaraapik share the same town site in northern Quebec, but operate as two different municipalities. The Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services was informed of the case on Monday, Jan....
Jeanie May competes in snowmobile races held by the Kuujjuaq Sivulirtisait Youth Committee Jan. 10. May won both her division categories, in time trials and in a race against five other women. The races are held each year around a course at Stewart Lake. (Photo by Malaya Qaunirq Chapman)
Kuujjuaq children gathered Dec. 30 to toboggan and play games like tug-of-war organized by the northern village’s education committee. “It was beautiful to witness many kids have fun and laugh,” said committee member Lavinia Flaherty. (Photo by Malaya Qaunirq Chapman)