Government Commitments: Government Commitments to Truth and Reconciliation

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April 16, 2021

Nunavik Self-Determination Agreement

Nunatsiaq News – Makivik Corp. will resume negotiations over a self-determination agreement for Nunavik with the governments of Canada and Québec to establish a form of Indigenous government in the region based on Inuit values, culture and language. Makivik’s self-determination committee is made up of representatives from Nunavik’s major regional organizations: Kativik Regional Government Nunavik...

January 21, 2020

Katujjiqatigiinniq Protocol

Nunavut and Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) signed the Katujjiqatigiinniq Protocol today, to help guide shared Inuit-Government goals to benefit Nunavut Inuit. Specifically, Katujjiqatigiinniq helps shape the work around: the broad principles, priorities and bilateral mechanisms that will contribute towards productive working relationships and outcomes; making practical commitments in relation to leadership, oversight, and administration that...

October 14, 2019

Innu Nation denounces NunatuKavut Community Council MOU with Canada

Innu Nation is denouncing the MOU signed between Canada and the NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC). “Canada has acted dishonourably now on two occasions. First, they announced in 2018 that they were embarking on “exploratory talks” without giving us any details on what was being discussed. Now, Canada has signed a secret deal with NCC that...

September 5, 2019

NunatuKavut Community Council MOU

The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and Todd Russell, President of the NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC), signed a Memorandum of Understanding on self-determination. This Memorandum of Understanding will help guide the Government of Canada and NCC as they work in partnership to explore new ways to strengthen their relationship and address the priorities...

August 15, 2019

Directive on Government Contracts

Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) is pleased at the release of the new co-developed federal government procurement Directive relating to contracting activity in the Nunavut Settlement Area. Throughout the negotiations, NTI has consistently interpreted and defined the policy objectives under Article 24 as falling under three separate and independent pillars: the right of Inuit to own...

July 12, 2018

NunatuKavut: Recognition of Indigenous Rights and Self-Determination

Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, and Todd Russell, President of the NunatuKavut Community Council, announced the start of discussions on recognition of Indigenous rights and self-determination. Discussions will be community-driven, could cover many different issues, and involve ongoing engagement with NunatuKavut members. The goal is to obtain greater...

February 9, 2017

Inuit Nunangat Declaration on Inuit-Crown Partnership

Federal Government and Inuit Tapariit Kanatami signed the Inuit Nunangat Declaration, a bilateral agreement committed to take action on shared priorities: Recognizing full and fair implementation of the obligations and objectives of Inuit land claims agreements as foundational for creating prosperity among Inuit which benefits all Canadians; Recognizing also the disproportionate socio-economic and cultural inequity...

March 25, 1996

Nunatsiavut Framework Agreement

Inuit of Labrador signs the Framework Agreement in 1996 after 10 years of negotiation...

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