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Find Message from the Chair here, released on April 15, 2020.

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Inuvialuit Regional Corporation is remembering and honouring the life of Boogie Pokiak.

Inuvialuit Regional Corporation is using the recent Mastercard Foundation donation of $130,000 to partner with Beaufort Delta Education Council (BDEC) to purchase portable electronic devices for students in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR).

If your household is going on the land during the summer months and would like to apply for funding to go toward food and gas, your family household will need to complete an application.

Due July 24, 2020.  Ququaruvut iluqainik Inuit ! Your research ideas will be reviewed by ArcticNet’s Inuit Advisory Committee. If approved, you will be asked to develop a more detailed research proposal. Support will be provided, where needed, in the development of these more detailed proposals. 


Prior to the construction of the Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk Highway (ITH), the Board of Directors of the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) directed the Inuvialuit Land Administration (ILA) to suspend the issuance of all cabin leases along the ITH corridor and on the westside of Husky Lakes. If you have any questions or require any additional information, please contact the ILA office.

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.

Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) is grateful to have been able to provide some contribution, with the help from partnering businesses, to support long-term activities on the land.  The 2-month

“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.

“Despite this difficult time we are now in with a coronavirus threat and global pandemic, including market and business uncertainty,” IRC Chair and CEO Duane Ningaqsiq Smith assures beneficiaries that, “IRC is able to consistently and sustainably provide Inuvialuit their financial distribution by Electronic Fund Transfers and cheques as per usual and hopes that the dividend payments will find beneficiaries in good health.”

Please stay safe and abide by this new requirement if you must travel during this time of COVID-19 precautions. These coverings do not need to be medical masks and any face covering including a scarf or similar item is acceptable.  Further, travellers who do not have mandatory face covering will not be allowed to travel. *It is the responsibility of each traveller to bring their own proper face covering with them.