Press Releases


Makivvik Comments on 2019 Federal Budget from its AGM in Aupaluk

Press Release March 19, 2019 – Aupaluk, Nunavik – Makivvik President Charlie Watt made the following initial reaction to today’s 2019 Federal Budget. “In relation to […]

Makivvik and Inuvialuit Development Group respond to Competition Bureau report on the merger of First Air and Canadian North

OTTAWA, February 26, 2019 – The ownership groups of First Air and Canadian North today issued the following statement in response to the Competition Bureau’s report […]

Makivvik Seeks Working Group with Québec on Firearms Registration

February 19, 2019 – Puvirnituq, Nunavik – Last month Makivvik President Charlie Watt wrote to Québec Premier Francois Legault regarding Bill 64, the Québec Firearms Registration […]

Makivvik Says New Indigenous Language Legislation Far From Perfect But Will Continue to Seek Inuit Specific Legislation to Protect Inuktitut

February 6, 2019 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – The President of Makivvik says Inuit in Nunavik will continue to push for standalone language legislation that protects Inuktitut, […]