Slap in the face’: Nunavut government cuts funding to Inuit college – CBC

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 201962 Views

Premier Joe Savikataaq says government is looking at other ways to fund Nunavut Sivuniksavut

Mar 14, 2019

Inuit leaders are slamming the Nunavut government for its decision to pull funding from Canada’s first and oldest Inuit post-secondary school.

The revelations came quietly during a committee of the whole meeting on March 5 in which Minister of Family Services Elisapee Sheutiapik said her department would not renew its $175,000-a-year funding agreement to Nunavut Sivuniksavut, which is located in Ottawa.

That three-year funding commitment began in 2015.

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