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Federal Court strikes allocation decision for licences in Nunavut-adjacent waters

Iqaluit, Nunavut, May 6, 2024 – Nunavut Tunngavik Inc (“NTI”) and the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (“QIA”) welcomed a significant victory with the release of a decision from the Federal Court on April 26, 2024. In 2021, the Minister of Fisheries decided to re-issue commercial fishing licences in Nunavut’s offshore waters to non-Inuit fishing interests in […]

May 6, 2024
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QIA Seeking Board Members for Various Positions

QIA Seeking Board Members for Various Positions Iqaluit, Nunavut, May 2, 2024 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is seeking individuals that are interested in applying for one of the seven boards listed below. Sanikiluaq Community Joint Planning & Management Committee for Kinngaaluk Territorial Park, two position, 3 year terms Clyde River Community Joint Planning […]

May 2, 2024
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QIA Congratulates Mushers of the 2024 Nunavut Quest

Iqaluit, Nunavut –April 25, 2024 The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is a proud sponsor of the 2024 Nunavut Quest, this year was also a celebration of the 25th year of running the Quest.  Ten participants took part and travelled approximately 238 kms over the course of 7 days between Arctic Bay and Pond Inlet.   […]

April 25, 2024
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2024 Nunavut Quest Begins Monday

Iqaluit, Nunavut –April 12, 2024– The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is excited for this years Nunavut Quest. The race will start on Monday, April 15th, in Arctic Bay. Twelve mushers from three communities will make the estimated one-week trek from Arctic Bay to Pond Inlet. Igloolik •Jashua Qiliqti Ivalu •Jinneal Uttak(Nanuraq) Arctic Bay • David […]

April 12, 2024
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QIA to Implement Updated Bereavement and Compassionate Travel Policy

Iqaluit, Nunavut –April 8. 2024 The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is pleased with Nunavut Tunngavik Inc’s (NTI) updated Compassionate and Bereavement Travel Policy that was passed at the March NTI Board of Directors meeting.  The bereavement and compassionate travel program are designed to assist Qikiqtani Inuit visit another family member who is terminally ill and […]

April 8, 2024
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The GN and QIA Sign Letter of Partnership to Enhance Support to Inuit in the Territory

(April 8, 2024 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Today the Department of Economic Development and Transportation (EDT) and the Qikiqtani Inuit Association signed a Letter of Partnership that confirms collaboration and aspirational goals that outline targets intended to pursue over the next 3 years. The QIA and EDT have a long history of closely working together on joint […]

April 8, 2024
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QIA Sends Condolences to the family of Joanasie Karpik

Iqaluit, Nunavut, March 26, 2024 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is saddened to hear about the loss of respected Pangnirtung elder, and former QIA elders representative, Joanasie Karpik. Karpik was a long-time member of the Inuit Heritage Trust and contributed to the Qikqtani Truth Commission while sitting on the QIA Board as an Elder […]

March 26, 2024
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