COVID-19 cases in Nunavik drop to 261

Nunavik reported 78 new cases and 146 recoveries across the region since Jan. 14

There were 261 active COVID-19 cases across Nunavik as of Monday. Over the weekend, the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services reported 78 new cases and 146 recoveries across the region. Kangirsuk was moved to “red alert” on Monday after reporting nine new cases, for a total of 12 active cases. It is...

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Caribou meat for Kuujjuaq

Kuujjuaq hunters prepare to distribute fresh caribou meat to their community on Tuesday. Their work is supported by Nunavik’s Hunter Support Program. From left: Henry Saunders, Moses Tooma, Benji Snowball, Silas Snowball and Adamie Kauki. (Photo by Malaya Qaunirq Chapman)

And they’re off

George Kauki, left, and Michael Gordon compete in a dogsled race organized by the Kuujjuaq Sivulirqtisait Youth Committee on Jan. 3. Kauki placed first in the race, which saw four competitors follow a loop around Stewart Lake. (Photo by Malaya Qaunirq Chapman)