Embrace Life Council seeks to promote an all-encompassing mental wellness and social inclusion programs and services through educational and informative resources, social media platforms, community engagements, and local service providers.

Featured Projects


Nuglugasuaq Contest 2021-2022

The Nuglugasuaq Contest is a territory-wide virtual contest for everyone to have a chance to win a prize.


Backpacks of Hope Iqaluit 2020

Near the end of the year of 2020, ELC was donated over 250 backpacks filled with homemade blankets, teddy bears and other small souvenirs.


Christmas Toy Donations

Donations made in collaboration with Iqaluit Angel Tree to provide children with Christmas gifts. Thank you to the generous donors (Jabez Ministry, Arctic Ventures and the Pairijait Tigumivik Elders society) that have made this project possible.


Winter Clothing Donations

Winter clothing purchased by Embrace Life Council and distributed to families in a needs-based manner.


COVID Relief Breakfast Programs

Breakfast bags distributed to community members over the summer of 2020 in order to help ease increased food insecurity brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mental Health & Wellness

Nunavut Suicide Prevention Strategy

In 2008 the Government of Nunavut, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., Embrace Life Council, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police partnered to create the Nunavut Suicide Prevention Strategy.


Go-To Packs for Youth

An initiative in which one hundred “go-to packs” containing personal care items were distributed to youth in Iqaluit.

Self Care

Hope and Healing Art Contest

An annual art contest designed to celebrate young Nunavut artists, and to encourage hope and healing through art.

Mental Health & Wellness, Self Care

Family Violence Funding

Programming at women’s shelters in Iqaluit, Rankin Inlet, Kugluktuk, and Kugaaruk.

Family Violence

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