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QIA Board Meeting Concludes

QIA Board Meeting Concludes

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Iqaluit, Nunavut, March 4, 2022 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) concluded their General and Board Meetings VIA Weblink today. There were a number of resolutions passed this week, which include:

  • Approval of QIA’s 2022-2023 Budget of 38.5 million dollars, an increase of 2.12 million from last years approved budget.
  • Approval to proceed with the purchase of a multi-use facility in Resolute Bay using funds received from the Government of Canada under the Tallurupiup Imanga Agreement related to infrastructure investment.
  • Approval of a funding agreement between Kakivak Association and NCC Development Corp to create a High Arctic Trades Training Program worth 3.13 million dollars spanned between the fiscal years 2022-2025 in Clyde River, Pond Inlet, Arctic Bay, Resolute Bay and Grise Fiord.
  • Approval of the creation of an Executive Compensation Policy – This clearly outlines the benefits and guidelines for the QIA President, Vice President, secretary/treasurer and three (3) Executive Committee Members.
  • Approval to proceed with the development and release of a Notice informing Enrolled Members of QIA’s intention to amend the QIA Revenue Policy. More details on this resolution will be provided in April 2022.

The QIA membership appointed Enokie Irqittuq to the Kakivak Grants and Contributions Committee, he will serve a three (3) year term ending March 25, 2025.

The QIA membership also appointed Nysana Qillaq to the Aggutinni Joint Parks Management Committee, he will serve a three (3) year term ending March 31, 2025.

There were a number of Boards and Committee in which QIA did not receive applications for: Nunavut Trust, Nunavut Disabilities Council, Inuit Broadcasting Corporation, Iqaluit Community Joint Planning and Management Committee, Auyuittuq Joint Planning and Management Committee, and the Qausuittuq National Park Sirmilik Joint Planning and Management Committee.

If you are interested in becoming a member of any of these boards or committees, please look out for local advertisement in the news papers, through social media and on your local radio station.

All resolutions are available upon request.

For more information, please contact:
Karen Flaherty
Director, Strategic Communications
Qikiqtani Inuit Association
(P) 867.975.8398 or toll-free 1.800.667.2742

kflaherty@qia.ca

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