Feds commit to funding addictions treatment centre for Nunavut

Today the federal government announced it would contribute $47.5 million over five years to help build a Nunavut Recovery Centre in Iqaluit, which will provide treatment for addictions and trauma. The Government of Nunavut and Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. are also partners in the project. From left: Premier Joe Savikataaq, Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O’Regan NTI president Aluki Kotierk sign a joint declaration of intent to work together on creating the centre. Read more later on Nunatsiaq.com (Photo by Emma Tranter)

By Emma Tranter

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