Qikiqtaaluk Fisheries Corporation

Qikiqtaaluk Fisheries Corporation (QF)

Mission: “To harvest QC fishing allocations through its wholly-owned vessel and crew.”

Qikiqtaaluk Fisheries Corporation (QFC) is a Joint Venture between QC and Nataaqnaq Fisheries to fish Turbot and Shrimp. QC owns 51% of the vessel called Saputi.

It fishes the licenses long held by QC issued by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans for shrimp and turbot, as well as, turbot quotas allocated to other Nunavut and southern fishing companies. The Saputi crew employs up to 28 crew members each trip - 12 in the factory, 8 of which are Inuit.