Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.

Inuit economic, social and cultural well-being through the implementation of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.

Media Centre - 2004

NTI Links Inuit Support for Northern Strategy to Federal Action on Land Claim Implementation

Released | December 15, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-42 NOR ENG Northern Strategy.doc (December 15, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) is cautioning the federal government that Inuit support for the Northern Strategy that results from the process announced by the Prime Minister yesterday will depend on real progress being made on implementation of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement (NLCA). [...]

NTI to Host Televised Year-in-Review Program

Released | December 7, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-39 YIR ENG Year in Review Broadcast.doc (December 7, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. will broadcast a 90-minute televised Year-in-Review program on the Aboriginal People’s Television Network (APTN) on December 16, 2004. President Paul Kaludjak, 1st Vice-President and Vice-President of Finance James Eetoolook and 2nd Vice-President Raymond Ningeocheak will all participate in [...]

NTI Speaks Out Against Family Violence in Nunavut

Released | December 6, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-40 VIO ENG Family Violence.doc (December 6, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Paul Kaludjak today spoke out concerning the organization’s commitment to end family violence in Nunavut. This commitment was renewed at NTI’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Rankin Inlet last month. The levels of family violence in Nunavut are [...]

NTI Delivers Presentation on Proposed Power Hike

Released | November 30, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-41 NPC ENG Power Corp.doc (November 30, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. appeared before the Utility Rates Review Council yesterday to deliver a presentation concerning the proposed general rate increase application submitted by Qulliq Energy Corporation on behalf of the Nunavut Power Corporation. Qulliq Energy Corp.’s proposal would see the price of [...]

Arctic Assessment Report Released

Released | November 8, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-38 ARC ENG Arctic Assessment Report.doc (November 8, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) 1st Vice-President James Eetoolook endorsed the significant findings of the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment released today in Iceland by the Arctic Council. Compiled by a team of 300 international scientists and Aboriginal experts over a period of four [...]

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. Approves Financial Strategic Plan

Released | November 5, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-34 TEN ENG Strategic Plan.doc (November 5, 2004 – Rankin Inlet, Nunavut) Members at the 2004 Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) Annual General Meeting in Rankin Inlet today approved an updated Financial Strategic Plan to cover the period out to 2020. The new plan updates and extends the existing Financial Strategic Plan that was developed [...]

NTI Makes Changes to Bylaws and Elections Rules During AGM

Released | November 5, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-35 ECH ENG Elections Changes.doc (November 5, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) Annual General Meeting delegates today approved changes to the organization’s bylaws and elections rules. NTI President Paul Kaludjak said the changes are meant to streamline NTI Elections and Executive Member positions. The approved changes include eliminating the position of [...]

NTI Distributes Community Recognition Award

Released | November 3, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-36 AWA ENG Awards Ceremony.doc (November 3, 2004 – Rankin Inlet, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) today honoured a Rankin Inlet resident during a feast organized as part of NTI’s 2004 Annual General Meeting. Dominic Kasadluak received the Community Recognition Award for the vast contributions he has made to his community. Kasadluak volunteers for [...]

NTI Issues Second Call for Proposals for Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Oral History Project

Released | October 29, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-32 TWO ENG Oral History Second Call.doc (October 29, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) today issued a Second Call for Proposals for the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement (NLCA) Oral History Project. The Second Call is designed to give Inuit Beneficiaries and Nunavut residents another opportunity to secure funding for NLCA oral [...]

NTI to hold Annual General Meeting in Rankin Inlet

Released | October 27, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-33 AGM ENG NTI AGM.doc (October 27, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Leaders from Nunavut’s Inuit organizations will gather in Rankin Inlet for the Annual General Meeting of Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. next week, Nov. 2-4, 2004. The meeting will draw nearly 100 participants to the community, including the NTI Executive and Board of Directors. Executive [...]

NTI Commends Federal Government on Development of Northern Strategy

Released | October 5, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-31THR ENG Throne Speech.doc (October 5, 2004 – Rankin Inlet, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Paul Kaludjak today applauded the federal government’s decision to work with the Territories to develop the first-ever comprehensive strategy for the North. The announcement was made by the Right Hon. Adrienne Clarkson, Canada’s Governor-General, as she delivered the Speech [...]

Nunavut Economic Forum Board Discusses Economic Development with Minister of State (Northern Development)

Released | September 27, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-30 QAN ENG Economic Development.doc (September 27, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Economic Forum President Monica Ell today formally presented Hon. Ethel Blondin-Andrew, Minister of State (Northern Development), and Nunavut MP Nancy-Karetak-Lindell with a new report on Nunavut’s economic development, called Qanijijuq (Preparing for the Journey). The Nunavut Economic Forum produced Qanijijuq this fall [...]

NTI Recognizes World Suicide Prevention Day

Released | September 9, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-29 SUI ENG Suicide Prevention Day.doc (September 9, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) A day before the international community recognizes World Suicide Prevention Day on Sept. 10, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Paul Kaludjak today acknowledged the extensive suicide prevention work being undertaken by Nunavummiut. Whether it is the critical frontline work being done at the [...]

NTI Launches Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Oral History Project

Released | August 23, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-28 OHP ENG Oral History Project.doc (August 23, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. today launched the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Oral History Project. The project is the result of a 2003 NTI Board of Directors resolution that called for immediate steps to be taken to capture the oral history surrounding the negotiation [...]

NTI Applauds DFO’s Decision to support the Baffin Fisheries Coalition

Released | July 15, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-27 DFO ENG Baffin Fisheries Coalition.doc (July 15, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) 2nd Vice-President Raymond Ningeocheak today applauded Fisheries Minister Geoff Regan’s decision to stand by the Baffin Fisheries Coalition’s request to use MV Inuksuk in the NAFO 0A Turbot Fishery. This decision by Minister Regan is a significant step [...]

Minority Government Will Be Good for Nunavut: NTI President

Released | June 29, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-26 MIN ENG Minority Government.doc (June 29, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) President Paul Kaludjak today said that the Liberal minority government situation created by yesterday’s federal election will be good for Nunavut, making Ottawa more responsive to the needs of Inuit and other Aboriginal People across Canada. Since 1993 when [...]

Inuit Organizations, Government Sign MOU for Wildlife Act Regulations

Released | June 3, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-25 WLA ENG Wildlife Act Regulations.doc (June 3, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Key organizations involved in the Nunavut Wildlife Act today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) continuing the Nunavut Wildlife Legislation Working Group. Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI), the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB) and the Government of Nunavut (GN) were all signatories to [...]

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. Names Government Relations Advisor

Released | May 26, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-22 GRA ENG Government Relations Advisor.doc (May 26, 2004 Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Paul Kaludjak today announced that Joanasie Akumalik will become NTI’s first Government Relations Advisor, operating out of the organization’s Ottawa office. Akumalik will report to NTI’s Chief Executive Officer. This position was created as a result of a Board [...]

NTI Releases Plain Language Guide to the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement

Released | May 25, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-24 NLC ENG NLCA Plain Language.doc (May 25, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. today released a Plain Language Guide to the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement (NLCA). Entitled Tukisittiarniqsaujumaviit, or, Would you like to have better understanding, the Guide was published to help Inuit better understand their benefits and rights under the NLCA. [...]

NTI Releases Final Report on Elders’ Conference on Climate Change in Nunavut

Released | May 19, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-18 CLI ENG Climate Change Report Issued.doc (May 19, 2004 – Cambridge Bay, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. 1st Vice-President James Eetoolook today released the Final Report on the Elders’ Conference on Climate Change in Nunavut. Eighteen Inuit Elders from across Nunavut gathered in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, in 2001 to discuss their observations on the [...]

NTI Says Federal Government Short-Changed GN on Resources for Land Claim Implementation

Released | May 18, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-23 GNB ENG GN Budget.doc (May 18, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) In assessing the Government of Nunavut’s (GN) Budget tabled today in the Nunavut Legislative Assembly, Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI), charged Ottawa with continuing to short-change the GN on resources for meeting its obligations under the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement (NLCA), and particularly, on [...]

NTI Releases the Annual Report on Inuit Culture and Society

Released | May 11, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-19 SCD ENG NSDC Annual Report.doc (May 11, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Paul Kaludjak today released the Annual Report on the State of Inuit Culture and Society. The Annual Report was prepared and released in accordance with Article 32 of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement. The Social and Cultural Development [...]

Nunavut Economic Forum Selects New Board Members and Officers

Released | May 4, 2004 | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-21 NEF ENG Nuanvut Economic Forum.doc (May 4, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Members of the Nunavut Economic Forum (NEF) today wrapped up their first Annual General Meeting in Iqaluit. The meeting represented a major turning point for Nunavut’s economy as the more than 50 participants began the process of establishing and implementing priorities laid [...]

NTI Responds on Missile Defence Agreement

Released | April 29, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-20 MIS ENG Missile Defence Agreement.doc (April 29, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Reacting to reports that Canada has agreed to sign onto U.S. plans for a missile defence shield for North America, Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) today released correspondence indicating that the federal government has contravened its obligations to consult with Inuit. NTI wrote [...]

DISABILITIES CONFERENCE WRAPS UP IN IQALUIT

Released | April 23, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-17 DIS ENG Disabilities Conference.doc (April 23, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. 2nd Vice-President Raymond Ningeocheak announced today that the three-day Nunavut Disabilities Task Force Meeting in Iqaluit was successful. As the organizing force behind the initial meeting of the task force, NTI brought together disabled Nunavummiut, as well as representatives from [...]

NTI President Calls for Action on Nunavut Housing Needs

Released | April 20, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-16 HOU ENG Housing Needs.doc (April 20, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Paul Kaludjak today appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development to outline the elements of an innovative ten-year housing strategy to tackle Nunavut’s housing crisis. The strategy is being jointly developed between [...]

NTI Applauds Formation of Federal Inuit Secretariat

Released | April 19, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-15 SEC ENG Inuit Secretariat.doc (April 19, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Paul Kaludjak today applauded Prime Minister Paul Martin’s announcement of the creation of an Inuit Secretariat within the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs (DIAND). The Prime Minister made the announcement during his opening address to the participants of [...]

Eetoolook Takes on Vice-President of Finance Role

Released | March 26, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-14 POR ENG Executive Portfolios.doc (March 26, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Paul Kaludjak today announced that James Eetoolook has taken on the role of Acting Vice-President of Finance. Eetoolook also currently serves as NTI’s 1st Vice-President. I have complete confidence in Mr. Eetoolook’s abilities to hold down both positions, said [...]

NTI Elections Bring in New President and 2nd Vice-President

Released | March 17, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-13 WIN ENG Election Winners.doc (March 17, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) NTI Elections Chief Returning Officer Helen Klengenberg today announced the results of the elections for President and 2nd Vice-President of Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. Paul Kaludjak was elected President of NTI, beating incumbent Cathy Towtongie by 227 votes. Raymond Ningeocheak was re-elected 2nd Vice-President [...]

Inuit Beneficiaries Head to the Polls to Vote

Released | March 9, 2004 | No Comments | Print this article Print this article

NR 04-12 VOT ENG Voting Day.doc (March 9, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) NTI Elections Chief Returning Officer Helen Klengenberg today announced that Inuit beneficiaries will head to the polls March 16, 2004 to elect a President and 2nd Vice-President to the Executive of Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. Presidential candidates include:Archie AngnakakBen KovicPaul KaludjakCathy Towtongie Candidates for [...]