News and Announcements

02 November 2013
The Qikiqtaaluk Corporation (QC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the inauguration of a post-secondary scholarship program to begin with the 2014/15 school term. Each of the wholly owned companies in the QC Group will offer a scholarship to a worthy student from the Qikiqtani Region in a course of study that complements each of our business sectors. Qikiqtaaluk Corporation: Finance, Accounting or Administration Baffin Gas Limited:... read more.
18 October 2013
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06 June 2013
Between the ages of 15 and 24 years old? Want a chance to win a $250 Gift Card? Pauktuutit wants to know what it’s like for Inuit youth looking for a job, starting a career or starting a business. Have any thoughts, opinions or recommendations? We’d love to hear them! Where do you go for help? What are the challenges? How do you like to learn about new opportunities? All your feedback will be used to develop programs to better support Inuit... read more.
17 April 2012
Iqaluit, NU - Mr. Harry Flaherty, President of Qikiqtaaluk Corporation (QC), Mr. Patrick Tagoona, President and CEO of Sakku Investments Corporation (Sakku) and Mr. William (Bill) Lyall, President of Nunavut Sealink & Supply (NSSI) and Arctic Co-operatives Limited (ACL) are pleased to announce the joint agreement that will see QC and Sakku Investments Corporation acquire ownership interest in the Iqaluit-based maritime carrier NSSI. These... read more.
01 March 2012
Are you planning to go out on the land or to work in the field? If so, please note that Qikiqtaaluk Medical is hosting an Advanced Wilderness First Aid course in Iqaluit this spring. Advanced Wilderness First Aid March 19–23, 2012 At Arctic College’s new NRI building Call us to register 1-866-576-9040 Qikiqtaaluk Medical Corporation (QM) is an Inuit-owned company that provides remote safety training and medical support for companies and... read more.
01 March 2012
Qikiqtaaluk Environmental (QE), a subsidiary of Qikiqtaaluk Corporation (QC), the wholly Inuit owned birthright development corporation of the Baffin region in Nunavut, has been awarded a contract of close to $15M from Defence Construction Canada (DCC).  The project scope includes the marine transport, southern transport and disposal of more than 14000 MT of hazardous materials, contaminated soils and PCB waste collected from the environmental... read more.
20 July 2011
July 18, 2011 – Iqaluit, Nunavut. First Air’s inaugural Airline Foundations Program comes to an end on Wednesday after nine days of classroom study. Fourteen students from across Nunavut will successfully complete the program which took place at Nunavut Arctic College Nunatta Residence. “The Airline Foundations program is the first of several training programs that First Air will offer young people interested in a career in aviation, and we are... read more.
06 July 2011
Iqaluit, Nunavut – 4:30 pm Wednesday July 6, 2011 Qikiqtaaluk Logistics Inc. (QL) is proud to announce that on the 14th, of June 2011 Defence Construction of Canada awarded the DYE-Main Dew Line Site remediation contract to Qikiqtaaluk Logistics. DYE-M Cape Dyer was a Main DEW Line Site Built in the 1950’s. The site was decommissioned in 1989 and is now part of the North Warning System. The final Site Clean-up will take place between 2011 and... read more.
13 June 2011
June 13, 2011 – Iqaluit, Nunavut. Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) and Qikiqtani First Aviation Ltd. are pleased to announce enhancements that will benefit Inuit of the Qikiqtaaluk region. “A key priority for QIA is to ensure that Inuit have the best benefits possible,” says Okalik Eegeesiak, President of QIA. “We are pleased that Qikiqtani First Aviation has listened and acted on the issues important to us.” The revised Beneficiary agreement... read more.
17 February 2011
February 17, 2011 – Iqaluit, Nunavut. Qikiqtaaluk Corporation (QC) and First Air are pleased to announce that they have entered into a business agreement to start a new airline. The new entity will be named Qikiqtani First Aviation Ltd, and operate in the Qikiqtani Region under the operating authority of First Air. Qikiqtani First Aviation Ltd. will provide a range of aviation services throughout the Qikiqtani Region utilizing First Air’s fleet... read more.