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

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Elders Benefit Payments of $500 are available each year in December to all Inuvialuit beneficiaries over the age of 60.  Inuvialuit Regional Corporation will be distributing payments to Community Corporations, mailing payments to those outside the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, and electronically depositing payments to those registered for direct deposit December 2.

After many months of planning and preparation, Canadian North and First Air have launched their first-ever combined flight schedule, with all flights within it now marketed and sold under the unified name ‘Canadian North.’ From today onwards, Canadian North customers will be able to travel and ship across its vast network of 24 northern communities, from its southern gateways of Ottawa, Montreal and Edmonton, with seamless interline connections to destinations throughout Canada, the US and beyond. To view this new schedule, please click here. 

2019 marks the second year of Inuvialuit Summer Literacy Camps in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, organized by the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation and Frontier College. This summer, camps reached 251 children in all 6 communities of the region. Please take time to read the

see photographs from the Literacy Camps and celebrate success of these camps.

With election results for Premier and Cabinet decided in the 19th Legislative Assembly, Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) anticipates a new approach with GNWT in regards to the many priorities outlined by Inuvialuit leadership at the most recent Territorial leadership forum.  IRC is pleased to see Mackenzie Delta MLA Frederick (Sonny) Blake Jr. acclaimed as Speaker and congratulates the seven Ministers elected to the Executive Council of the Northwest Territories.  IRC looks forward to working with all Ministers in their new portfolios.

 With a minority Liberal government now in the 43rd Parliament of Canada, Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) credits Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s election win and looks to continue working together on realization of joint priorities outlined in the Inuit-Crown Partnership Committee.  IRC also congratulates the N.W.T. Member of Parliament Michael McLeod on his re-election.

Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) offers congratulations to all elected and incumbent MLAs, especially in ridings of Nunakput, Mackenzie Delta, Inuvik Twin Lakes, and Inuvik Boot Lake and extends its gratitude to former MLAs.

Sivunniurutit- Progress

In order to respect and support Inuit self-determination, an Inuit Nunangat chapter of the Arctic and Northern Policy Framework was developed as an Inuit-Crown Partnership Committee deliverable. This chapter will guide how Arctic and Northern Policy Framework goals and objectives are implemented in Inuit Nunangat.

While Inuit are asked to take part in many surveys, most are not developed and controlled by Inuit. Past surveys have been led primarily by southern academics. The questions asked are not always relevant to us and do not focus on our priorities. Qanuippitaa? National Inuit Health Survey is a survey by Inuit and for Inuit. 

The photo has see leadership from all Inuit Regions represented. Credit ITK

The Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Board of Directors advanced national Inuit priorities through a series of decisions and roundtable discussions during meetings in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, this week, September 11 and 12.