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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
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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