The Board of Directors of Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) announces a distribution payment of $400.00 to all enrolled Inuvialuit beneficiaries over the age of 18.
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Tuktoyaktuk, or Tuktuuyaqtuuq, (meaning "place resembling a caribou") is found amidst a landscape dotted with huge ice-covered hills known as pingos and situated on the edge of the Beaufort Sea. With a population around 1000, it is the major Inuvialuit community within the Inuvialuit Settlement Region.
Still very much a traditional whaling town, Tuktoyaktuk has prepared itself for an expected increase in tourism. In the fall of 2017, an all-season highway will open to connect the community to Inuvik and the rest of Canada.
In the 1980s the community was the centre of oil and gas activities in the Western Arctic. Today, there are still large reserves of oil and gas both on and offshore near Tuktoyaktuk.
Consolidated Reports from the Inuvialuit Final Agreement Implementation Coordinating Committee (IFA ICC) are now available to be viewed online.
On Wednesday, April 19, Inuvialuit Regional Corporation will be hosting an engagement session on Inuit early learning and child care.