Media Advisory – ITK AGM Information. LIVESTREAM September 11 starting 1:30pm MST

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2019 ITK Awards, including Inuit Cultural Repatriation Award, presented to Inuit recipients

Monday, September 9, 2019 –Rankin Inlet, Nunavut – Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami will hold its Annual General Meeting and launch the National Inuit Health Survey this week in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. ITK’s 2019 annual report, including audited financial statements, will be presented during the meeting.

The AGM will run from September 11-12. The ITK Awards will be presented during a community feast on September 11. The awards recognize Inuit who are contributing to their communities. The 2019 Inuit Cultural Repatriation Award will also be presented. The award was presented for the first time in 2017 to encourage the repatriation of Inuit cultural property.

On September 12, Inuit leaders will formally launch Qanuippitaa? National Inuit Health Survey, which was created following a 2018 federal budget announcement of $82 million over 10 years and $6 million a year ongoing.

Wednesday September 11, 2019

2 pm CDT Qanuippitaa? National Inuit Health Survey technical briefing for media Media registration required’
2:30 pm CDT ITK AGM, Mary Our Mother Catholic Church Hall
Media registration required; open to the public; livestream available*
6:30 pm CDT  Community Feast and ITK Awards, Simon Alaittuq School
Open to the public

Thursday September 12, 2019

9 am CDT Launch of Qanuippitaa? Inuit Health Survey Launch, NTI lobby Media registration required; livestream available*
10 am CDT Continuation of ITK AGM
Media registration required; open to the public; livestream available*

*The livestream will be available on the ITK Facebook page

( unless Internet-related issues prevent streaming.

Simultaneous interpretation will be available for those attending the meeting in Rankin Inlet; the live-stream will broadcast floor feed only. All times are local and subject to change.

Media attending in person are required to register by contacting

For more information:
ITK Communications
office 613-238-8181
cell 613-292-4482


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