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.
The 12 winners’ drawings of the 2020 Mental Health Art Contest we’re made into 2021 Calendars with ELC.
The Nuglugasuaq Contest is a territory-wide virtual contest for everyone to have a chance to win a prize.
Tea and Bannock stands occurred throughout the summer and early fall outside the Embrace Life office in Iqaluit.
Near the end of the year of 2020, ELC was donated over 250 backpacks filled with homemade blankets, teddy bears and other small souvenirs.
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 purchased by Embrace Life Council and distributed to families in a needs-based manner.
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.
ELC is currently conducting an environmental scan of bullying and violence prevention initiatives across Nunavut and Inuit Nunangat to identify best practices.
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.
An initiative in which one hundred “go-to packs” containing personal care items were distributed to youth in Iqaluit.
An annual art contest designed to celebrate young Nunavut artists, and to encourage hope and healing through art.
Programming at women’s shelters in Iqaluit, Rankin Inlet, Kugluktuk, and Kugaaruk.