Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) recognizes the importance of Prenatal and Early Childhood programs which provide the foundation in raising healthy and confident children to strengthen the communities in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. At the same time, Inuvialuit culture, language and traditions are passed onto the future generations.
Goals and Objectives
- Respect and support families in their task of nurturing children
- Increase child and family awareness of health practices
- Offer nutrition to the children and family
- Ensure the childcare programs are based on current knowledge of child development and early childhood education
Photo is from Inuvialuit History Timeline, link to more information is below:
"Woman with children outside of post buildings at Tuktuk [Tuktoyaktuk]." [193-?]. (Photographer: Unknown. HBCA-1987-363-E-140/1)
The Inuvialuit Corporate Group (ICG) Update can be found here electronically as a pdf to view and to download and mailed to beneficiary households *Email e
The ICG Update newsletter is mailed to beneficiaries following every IRC Board meeting. And can be found here electronically as a pdf.
Read IRC Strategic Plan 2019-2021 by viewing and downloading the available pdf document here.
IRC provides a Parents Handbook with information on your local early childhood development programs.
Registration and applications will begin every year on May 1.
It was the first comprehensive land claim agreement signed north of the 60th parallel and only the second in Canada at that time.