Plans advance for Iqaluit wellness hub despite COVID-19 hurdles

'We want a really accessible community space in the heart of downtown,' says promoter Gwen Healey Akearok

The drive to build the Inuusirvik Community Wellness Hub in Iqaluit continues despite new challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We just keep going,” said Gwen Healey Akearok, executive and scientific director of the Qaujigiartiit Health Research Centre, which is the organization behind the hub’s construction. “It’s like a four-year labour of love to get...

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