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Government of Canada agrees to provide funding for Inuit of Nunavik

 

Last updated 11/3/2019 at 2:33pm

Andre Perron

The new agreement will ensure long-term funding of health and social services for Inuit of Nunavik.

KUUJJUAQ, Quebec-In Setpember, a 10-year funding contribution agreement was signed between Indigenous Services Canada and the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services (NRBHSS).

This 10-year contribution agreement (2019-2029) of over $70 million ensures stable, long-term funding of health and social services for Inuit of Nunavik and provides greater autonomy in the management of federal funds. The added financial flexibility will allow the NRBHSS to better plan and deliver health services that meet the unique needs of its communities.

The region of Nunavik occupies one third of t...



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