Nunavut Representative for Children and Youth

Culture
April 12, 2016

Are you familiar with Representative for Children and Youth?

Representative for Children and Youth poster.

This amazing organization helps young Nunavummiut understand their rights and ensures that the Government of Nunavut supports and protects these rights. They work one-on-one with children and their families, and provide access to government programs and services.

Learn more by visiting the Nunavut Representative for Children and Youth website.

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Guardian of the Community / ᓇᐅᑦᑎᕐᓱᖅᑎ ᓄᓇᓕᓐᓂᑦ

The art piece entitled “Guardian of the Community” was developed and created byIsaksimagit Inuusirmi Katujjiqatigiit Embrace Life Council (IIKELC) memberswith the generous help of talented artist, Becky Kilabuk. This image symbolizes a message of Safety, Hope and Support for community members. It acknowledges and identifies trained caregivers and participants who have completed a suicide intervention.

February 21, 2024
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Inspiring Nunavummiuq of the Month – Meet Colby Hickey

Every month IIKELC is highlighting inspiring and uplifting stories from Nunavummiut across the territory. This month we are proud to celebrate Colby Hickey! Please enjoy his story below… “My name is Colby Hickey. I am 22 years old and I grew up in Iqaluit Nunavut. I am currently working as a Youth Program Facilitator with.

January 5, 2024
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Inspiring Nunavummiuq of the Month – Meet Geela Saviakjuk

Every month IIKELC is highlighting inspiring and uplifting stories from Nunavummiut across the territory. This month we are proud to celebrate Kendall Aknavigak! Please enjoy her story below… “My name is Geela Saviakjuk and I am from Rankin Inlet. I believe leadership is about inspiring others and leading by example to reach a common goal..

October 19, 2023
Announcement

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.

September 13, 2023
Announcement

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.

September 11, 2023

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