Embrace Life Day 2018

Community Event
July 25, 2018

On September 10, Nunavummiut will gather in communities all across Nunavut to show their support for suicide prevention, to remember and celebrate the lives of those who have died, comfort those who grieve, and strengthen our connection with each other. During Embrace Life Day, we remember that we are all united with each other, through shared experiences, sorrow, hope, determination, commitment, and compassion.

Date: September 10, 2018
Theme: United for Life

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Guardian of the Community / ᓇᐅᑦᑎᕐᓱᖅᑎ ᓄᓇᓕᓐᓂᑦ

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Youth Peer Leadership 2023

Applications for this year’s Youth Peer Leadership program are now open! Youth ages 19-25 in all Qikiqtani communities can now apply for the Youth Peer Leadership Program. Successful applicants will travel to Iqaluit from November 29- December 1, 2023. You can find more details about this program as well as the application forms at the bottom.

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Champion of Mental Health 2023

We are honoured to announce that Isaksimagit Inuusirmi Katujjiqatigiit Embrace Life Council has been named a Champion of Mental Health and awarded the Best Community Organization of 2023 by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health for providing great public service to Nunavummiut experiencing mental illness. Please read the full press release below.

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