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A large region of northern Quebec east of Hudson Bay. Consisting mostly of tundra and subarctic forest, Nunavik is sparsely populated except for a few Inuit villages.
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Today, Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced a new project that will give youth in Quebecs Nunavik region job skills training and hands-on work experience.
According to the company, it is focused on the development of the Ungava Bay iron properties in Nunavik, Quebec.
Over three years (2007-10), they inspired impressive involvement from 145 participants across eight communities in Nunavut (Kugluktuk, Baker Lake, Pond Inlet, Pangnirtung), Nunavik (Umiujaq, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kangiqsujuaq), and Nunatsiavut (Nain), as well as 20 interpreters across all communities.
The selections that make up the main body of the text are devoted to the Labrador Friendship Centre, the Torngat Fish Producers Co-operative, Nunavik creations, the Unaaq MenAEs Association of Inukjuak, and many other related institutions.
We have been able to perform a significant amount of drilling, advance our environmental baseline data collection, and continue our talks with the other stakeholders in Nunavik that could benefit from Ashram going into production.
The Nunavik region is the cradle of contemporary Inuit art.
Elle me fut rapportee par le juge Robert Cliche qui venait de la juger (1976) dans un village du Nunavik.
1) Suicide rates in Nunavik are among the highest in Canada.
In 2014, a milestone was reached when the MV Nunavik, a strengthened cargo vessel, took 23,000 tons of nickel through the passage to Bayuquan, China, without an icebreaker accompaniment (see Worldwatch, February 2015).
Each week the boat brought new patients from the James Bay, Hudson Bay, and Nunavik communities to the little hospital.
Quebec's Electronic Products Recycling Association is helping to support a pilot project in three northern Quebec Nunavik communities to help prevent hazardous waste from entering landfills.
A large body of literature has investigated the causes of high dropout rates among Inuit youth in Nunavik.