PSA: QIA’s free financial literacy workshops

Friday, February 24, 2017

Date issued: February 24, 2017

Re.: QIA’s free financial literacy workshops

Date: March 20 to 30, 2017

Location: Pond Inlet, Arctic Bay, Igloolik and Hall Beach


The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) will be hosting free financial literacy workshops in four North Baffin communities.  The workshops will take place in Pond Inlet, Arctic Bay, Igloolik and Hall Beach throughout March. 


Two workshops are available in each community and everyone is welcome to attend.


Workshop 1 will focus on:

  • Financial Services in the Community
  • Reviewing Bank Statements
  • Earning Income
  • Social Benefits
  • Taxation
  •  Credit Bureau
  • Managing Finances


Workshop 2 will focus on:

  • Decision Making on:
    • How to Save
    • How to Spend
    • How to Invest and Borrow.


Each workshop will be delivered at several times to offer more flexibility for participants.  


Workshop schedule (location/time(s) will be announced locally):


  • Pond Inlet              -               March 20 – 22
  • Arctic Bay              -               March 23 – 24
  • Igloolik                   -               March 27 – 28
  • Hall Beach             -               March 29 – 30


To take part in the workshops please register with your local QIA community liaison officer.


List of CLO contacts:


Pond Inlet CLO    

Lamech Kadloo



Igloolik CLO

Krista Uttak



Arctic Bay CLO

Jack Willie



Hall Beach CLO

Lily Arnaqjuaq


The workshops are being funded through the Government of Nunavut’s Mine Training Roundtable.


For more information, please contact:

Eva Onalik

Qikiqtani Inuit Association

Inuit Employment and Training Coordinator