IRC issuing Cultural and Wellness Support payment to all beneficiaries.

December 7, 2023

The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation is pleased to announce that all enrolled Inuvialuit beneficiaries will receive a one-time Cultural and Wellness Support payment of $300 on December 8th, 2023.

“The holiday season can be a time of increased stress for some individuals, and this financial support can make a meaningful difference in the wellbeing of Inuvialuit beneficiaries.” – Chair & CEO Duane Ningaqsiq Smith.

IRC’s Beneficiary Payments will be issued on December 8, 2023:

  1. For those Beneficiaries registered for direct deposit with IRC Enrolment Deposit, payments will be deposited directly to your bank.
  2. Depending on your banking institution, it may take up to two (2) business days for the payment to clear.
  3. For those Beneficiaries who are not registered for direct deposit, each Community Corporation will be distributing the Beneficiary Payment cheques in your community.
  4. For those Beneficiaries living outside the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR), the Beneficiary Payment cheques will be mailed – please ensure your address is up to date and notify IRC Enrolment if it has changed.

If you have any questions concerning the Cultural and Wellness Support payment, please contact Enrolment at (867) 777-7000, or

News Release: IRC issuing Cultural and Wellness Support payment to all beneficiaries.