Hudson Bay has highest social assistance rates
According to information tabled at the recent regional council meeting, Inukjuak and Puvirnituq have the highest numbers of adults and children in need of government assistance.
In October, 221 were recorded in Inukjuak, and 148 in Puvirnituq.
The Ungava Bay community of Kangiqsualujjuaq had 131 files open, while Salluit on the Hudson Strait has 117.
Kuujjuaq, Nunavik’s administrative hub and the largest community in the region, had only 57 files open.