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Nunavut Quest Starts Today

The Nunavut Quest started today!  We’re looking forward to sharing LIVE tracking information through our website this year! If you have photos or videos to share, please use #NunavutQuest2023! Good luck to all the mushers!

April 11, 2023
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Mark your calendars for the 2023 Nunavut Quest

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association is excited to participate in this year’s Nunavut Quest race from Igloolik to Arctic Bay. This annual showcase of Inuit skill and tradition is sure to be action packed and riveting from start to finish. The estimated 7-day journey will kick off . This year, QIA is proud to provide more […]

April 5, 2023
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Celebrating Akutaq Williamson-Bathory on International Women’s Day!

Today is International Women’s Day. We are featuring a young athlete from Iqaluit who recently won gold medals at the Arctic Winter Games. 17-year-old Akutaq Williamson Bathory started skating 11 years ago and has attended 4 Winter games, 2 Arctic Winter Games and 2 Canada Winter Games. With the many competitions she has participated in, […]

March 8, 2023
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QIA welcomes new Board Members to first meeting of 2023

On January 20th, QIA welcomed the Board of Directors to Iqaluit for the first meeting of the year. This was also the first meeting for newly elected members of the board, Peter Ivalu (Igloolik), Davidee Qavvik (Sanikiluaq), Solomon Allurut (Sanirajak), Joshua Katsak (Pond Inlet), and Martha Jaw (Kinngait), who was elected in a by-election replacing […]

January 30, 2023
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Creating Resiliency in the Qikiqtani Region

Qikiqtani Inuit are experiencing the impacts of climate change that are accelerating and threatening the survival of our wildlife that we rely on for physical sustenance and cultural renewal. The globally significant ecological services that the Arctic provides, storing carbon, cooling the planet, and influencing oceanic and atmospheric currents, are under pressure. As our ice […]

November 29, 2022
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National Indigenous Veterans Day

Today is National Indigenous Veterans Day preceding Remembrance Day November 11th. As there are few Inuit that are serving or have served in the Canadian Armed forces, Qikiqtani Inuit Association wanted to showcase an individual on this important day. Corporal Harry Eegeesiak (Iggy) is one of the few Inuit who has served in the Canadian […]

November 8, 2022
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BLOG: Pre-trades training success in Resolute Bay

Eight trainees in Resolute Bay recently completed ten weeks of pre-trades training. This training is part of the High Arctic Trades Training program being delivered in conjunction with QIA’s Tallurutiup Imanga infrastructure developments. Resolute Bay is the first community to have the Trades Training program delivered. The trainees who successfully completed the pre-trades training now […]

October 3, 2022
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