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The purpose of the Federal Day Schools Class Action (FDSCA) Settlement Agreement is to address harm suffered as a result of Canada’s establishment, management, and funding of Federal Day Schools.  The Federal Court approved the Agreement on August 19, 2019. 

Once the appeal and opt-out period conclude, implementation of the Settlement Agreement will begin. To find out if you are a “Class Member” (are eligible for compensation) and to learn about deadlines and application processes please visit the official FDSCA website: https://indiandayschools.com/en/

The Internet Society is offering free training on how to build and run a community-owned Internet service provider in Ulukhaktok. No prior experience or technical ability is required and everyone is welcome!

The Internet Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring the open development, evolution and use of the Internet. Sign up today!

Target group: All Inuit beneficiaries who are living in cities, towns, communities and this includes all Inuit who live in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR) and in Canada. Please access the link on the poster and below. The link will take you to the survey questions on how Inuit access employment services to develop a resume/cover letter, apply for a job, prepare for a job interview; any career planning support that you require.

 

Outcome: To serve Inuit better; ITK Labour Market Strategy would like to hear from Inuit through answering the survey questions. This will allow service providers to serve Inuit better. Please take the time to forward to your Inuit cousins, relatives who live in Canada to complete this very important survey by September 15, 2019.

Makivik Corporation and Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) are pleased to announce that they have completed the transaction to merge First Air and Canadian North into a strong, sustainable Pan-Arctic airline. This means that First Air and Canadian North will be able to begin the process of integrating their operations, with further details on the timing and duration of this process to be released very soon. 

The unified Canadian North will continue to meet and exceed the expectations of the people and organizations that rely on the availability of safe, reliable and cost-effective air service. Johnny Adams, who is currently Executive Chairman of First Air, will serve as Executive Chairman of the merged airline. Patrick Gruben, the current Chairman of Inuvialuit Development Corporation and Chairman of Canadian North, will assume the role of Vice-Chairman. Together, they will provide steady, northern-focused guidance and oversight to the merged airline on behalf of all Northerners.

ACCESS Open Minds is a pan-Canadian research and evaluation network that marks a major innovation in how youth mental health services in Canada are designed, delivered, and evaluated.  New Youth Space! in the old curling rink, the opening community feast and drum dance was July 25.

 

Makivik Corporation (Makivik) and the Inuvialuit Corporate Group (ICG) today announced they have received all regulatory approvals to merge First Air and Canadian North in order to provide the best possible air services across the Arctic.

This milestone represents a victory for all Northerners, as the ownership groups have worked diligently over many years within Arctic communities, in consultation with Inuit and other stakeholders, and alongside territorial and federal governments to develop a clear, realistic plan for a strong, sustainable Northern airline.

Friday June 7, 2019, Inuvik, Inuvialuit Settlement Region – Climate change disproportionately affects the Inuit Nunangat environment, significantly changing the Inuit way of life and the wildlife and ecosystems that have sustained Inuit since time immemorial. The National Inuit Climate Change Strategy (NICCS), launched today in Inuvik, is an Inuit-led response to the global climate crisis. It is accompanied by first-year implementation funding of $1 million from the Government of Canada.

Summer Literacy Camps to be Tuesday, July 2, 2019 to Friday, July 19, 2019 in all Inuvialuit Settlement Region Communities.

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