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Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) is prepared to celebrate Inuvialuit Day at a distance this year. Events led by Community Corporations to mark the anniversary of the signing of the Inuvialuit Final Agreement will now need to be celebrated in family settings.

“This loss is very difficult and our thoughts are now with the family.  We all prayed for his continued health and just benefited from Eddie’s guidance during the IRC Board meeting in April. IRC hoped to continue to rely on his strength, integrity, and sharp political and business acumen for much, much longer,” IRC Chair and CEO Duane Smith said.

Inuvialuit Regional Corporation has received $5,850,000 from the Government of Canada in direct, distinctions-based funding to address the needs of Inuvialuit in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is IRC’s allocation negotiated from the Indigenous Community Support Fund and we are now giving announcement of priority as to how funds will be spent in addressing the needs of Inuvialuit beneficiaries.

Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) along with the Northern Games Society regrets that events scheduled to be held in Tuktoyaktuk and Inuvik and to include Regional and Circumpolar participation

The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) would like to inform all residents of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR) that a team of Reindeer herders will be out on the land working with the Reindeer herd on a regular basis.

The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) asks both the Northwest Territories and Yukon Governments to close the Dempster Highway to all non-essential travel.

IRC now formally asks that only those required for essential services travel into the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. As of March 19, 2020, all non-essential services will be limited and staff will be directed to work out of their homes.

To limit potential exposure to COVID-19, IRC has moved forward on precautionary measures.

Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) would like to invite anyone who wishes to be considered for acceptance into the Inuvialuit Trust, to submit your completed enrolment package by  March 31, 2020. 

The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) wishes to remind Inuvialuit beneficiaries and other residents and visitors of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region that harvesting from the Reindeer herd is strictly not allowed.