This summer almost 15 Inuit youth and students in Arviat were able to work on community-based health and research projects. Their work was recently acknowledged in the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut by the Hon. Daniel Shewchuk, Minister Responsible for Arctic College and the Nunavut Research Institute.
The University of Laval has partnered with Nunavut Arctic College's Inuit Language and Culture program to research and produce a new series of publications on Inuit governance and leadership in Nunavut and Nunavik. The announcement was made August 30, 2010 by the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology at Nunavut Arctic College's Nunatta Campus.
ARVIAT, Nunavut, September 23, 2009 — The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), along with the Honourable Daniel Shewchuk, Nunavut Minister of Environment, Minister of Human Resources and Minister responsible for the Nunavut Arctic College, today announced funding of more than $4.9 million for infrastructure investments at Nunavut Arctic College campuses and community learning centres.