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Nunavut Health Careers Camp May 9-13, 2022 – looking for participants and mentors/chaperones!

30 March 2022

The week of May 9, 2022, Iqaluit will welcome students from across Nunavut to participate in the third annual Health Careers Camp. This camp is funded by Makigiaqta working in close partnership with Nunavut Arctic College, the Qikiqtani Regional Hospital, and the Departments of Health and Education. For any students considering health careers who are over 15 years of age and currently attending a high school in Nunavut, this camp may be for them! We attempted to start the planning for this camp in the fall of 2021 but as you are all aware, Covid-19 has interrupted how we can plan for events such as this. While we know this is short notice, we have delivered this camp before, so…

Inuit Organizations Partner to Deliver Trades Training and Employment in the High Arctic

15 March 2022

March 14, 2022 – Iqaluit, Nunavut – With financial support from Kakivak Association and the Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation, NCC Development Limited will deliver a trades training program and provide job placements for up to 60 Inuit trainees in the communities of Clyde River, Pond Inlet, Arctic Bay, Resolute Bay and Grise Fiord. NCC Development Limited will be supported by partners, included the Qikiqtaaluk Business Development Corporation and Qikiqtani Industry Ltd. Job placements will be provided through the construction of community infrastructure projects funded by Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) through the Tallurutiup Imanga National Marine Conservation Area and Tuvaijuittuq infrastructure agreements. The delivery of the 10 weeks of both classroom learning and hands-on training will be timed to allow for…

Quvvariarniq Mentorship Program- CALL FOR APPLICATION NOW OPEN

1 March 2022

Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation Quvvariarniq Mentorship Program Call for Applications Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation (“Makigiaqta”) is opening applications under its Quvvariarniq Program for mentorship opportunities intended to provide Nunavut Inuit with education, training and skills needed for employment to enhance their economic participation and opportunities, and to train the next generation of Inuit leaders. Makigiaqta will accept applications from either employers or organizations providing mentorship opportunities to Nunavut Inuit, or self-directed individual Nunavut Inuit who wish to pursue mentorship opportunities. Eligible employers or organizations can be awarded up to a maximum of $250,000 each under the Quvvariarniq Program. Eligible Nunavut Inuit can be awarded amounts based on their mentorship plan. The total amount allocated for the Quvvariarniq Program for the…

Contribution Program Call for Proposals OPEN! – closing March 18,2022

18 January 2022

Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation (“Makigiaqta”) is requesting proposals under its Contribution Program for the delivery or development of training programs to provide Nunavut Inuit with education, training and skills needed for employment, and to enhance their economic participation and opportunities. Makigiaqta will award eligible organizations up to $250,000 each under its Contribution Program Policy (the Contribution Program Guidelines are available here). The total budget appropriated for one year under the Contribution Program is $1 million.   Makigiaqta   Makigiaqta was established following a $175 million out-of-court settlement between Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (“NTI”) and the Governments of Nunavut and Canada. Makigiaqta is responsible for administering the settlement fund to enhance Inuit’s preparedness for employment and other economic opportunities. Makigiaqta’s purpose is…