May 30, 2019

Tuttavik (Inuktitut)

Kuujjuaq CIBC and the local KR police force held a barbecue today to raise funds for cancer research. Sandy Tooma spoke to Anthony Arreak from CIBC about the fund raiser. The Pituvvik Landholding Corporation of Inukjuaq and Hydro Quebec signed an agreement recently. Pituvvik plans to construct a local hydro power plan by damming a local river near the community. If the plan is approved by the Kativik Environmental Quality Commission next month, construction would begin. Hydro Quebec as agreed to purchase electricity generated from the local hydro plant when construction is completed. Eric Atagutaaluk is president of Pituviik he spoke with Alec Gordon. Community report from Kangirsuk with Jeannie Nungak.

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