Nunavik LHCs

Nunaturlik LHC of Kangiqsujuaq

Nunaturlik LHC of KangiqsujuaqKangiqsujjuaq, meaning "The Large Bay" in Inuktitut, is an Inuit community in the territory of Northern Quebec.  The community is located on the shores of Wakeham Bay, 13 km from Hudson Strait at approximately 61°35'19" N, 71°55'46" W.  As of 2006, the population of Kangiqsujjuaq was 611.  Nunaturlik Landholding Corporation of Kangiqsujjuaq is the owner of 606.7 km2 of Category I lands and has specific rights, responsibilities and controls over 5,181.9 km2 of Category II lands.

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Kangiqsujuaq occupies an exceptional site 13 km from the Hudson Strait, on the southeastern shore of Wakeham Bay. The village is snuggled in the hollow of a splendid valley surrounded by majestic mountains, a landscape of unspeakable beauty.

Kangiqsujuaq is located north of the Cape Smith belt, an area rich in minerals. Since the 1950s, exploitation has been carried out irregularly. Through the 1970s and 80s, asbestos was mined at Purtuniq.

Today, a copper and nickel mine is operated by the Société minière Raglan du Québec in the area. Roughly 15% of this mine's workforce is drawn from Nunavik communities.

Mandate

The landholding corporations are legal entities created as non-profit associations under section
5 of the Land Regime Act, and governed by said Act, the JBNQA and the Quebec Companies
Act.

The membership of the landholding corporations is composed of the beneficiaries affiliated to
their respective communities. They are therefore ethnic bodies that serve community interests.

The internal structure of the landholding corporations is governed by By-laws duly adopted by
the members of the corporations. Thus, they can establish a Board of Directors composed of 3
to 12 members (according to the need of the communities) elected for a two (2) years term.
Among such directors, an executive committee is instituted with functions relevant to the
presidency, vice-presidency, secretarial and treasury of the organization.

The Board of directors has general administration powers, which include the power to hire staff
members, adopt by-laws, signing contracts, commit financially, etc., while bearing in mind their
general mandate, which is the pursuit of benefits for their respective communities.

Their principal duties and powers originate from the Land Regime Act and from the Act
respecting Hunting, Fishing and Trapping in the James Bay and Northern Quebec territories and
Chapter 3 of the JBNQA regarding eligibility of JBNQA beneficiaries. In addition, various
environmental laws allow landholding corporations to make representation to environmental
review boards created by the JBNQA.

They can be involved in profitable activities by incorporating subsidiary companies, even in
partnership with outside organizations, other landholding corporations or individuals.

Local landholding corporations are also responsible for the maintenance and updating of their
respective enrollment beneficiary list, among which amounts are proportionally allocated from

Board of Directors
Elisape Uqituk
Noah Annahatak
Noemie Arngak
Paulusie Qamugaaluk
Mathew Arngak (President)
Bobby Alaku (Vice-President)
Dora Tertiluk (Secretary)
Dora Tertiluk (Treasurer)
General Manager
NameJimmy Qarisaq
Emailmanager@nunaturliklhc.ca
Contact Information
LHC PO BOX39
Postal CodeJ0M 1K0
Phone819-338-3368
Fax819-338-1071
Subsidiary Companies
SubsidiaryBradley /Nuvumiut
DescriptionExploration drilling
Address1055 Airport Road, Salluit, QC, J0M 1S0
PhoneTel.: 819-255-8908, Fax: 819-255-8864
ContactDonald Cameron
Emaildon.cameron@qaqqalik.org
SubsidiaryESS / Nuvumiut
DescriptionCamp supplies and services
Address1055 Airport Road, Salluit, QC, J0M 1S0
PhoneTel.: 819-255-8908, Fax: 819-255-8864
ContactDonald Cameron
Emaildon.cameron@qaqqalik.org
SubsidiaryGanotec / Nuvumiut
DescriptionConstruction spectializing in steel fuel storage tanks, engineering and electrical.
Address1055 Airport Road, Salluit, QC, J0M 1S0
PhoneTel.: 819-255-8908, Fax: 819-255-8864
ContactDonald Cameron
Emaildon.cameron@qaqqalik.org
SubsidiaryKangirsujuaq Inn
DescriptionHotel Accomodations 3 stars
AddressKANGIRSUJUAQ, QC, J0M 1K0
PhoneTel.: 819-338-3232
ContactLouisa Jaaka
SubsidiaryKiewit/Nuvumiut
DescriptionOpen pit mining, construction
Address1055 Airport Road, Salluit, QC, J0M 1S0
PhoneTel.: 819-255-8908, Fax: 819-255-8864
ContactDonald Cameron
Emaildon.cameron@qaqqalik.org
SubsidiaryRedpath / Nuvumiut
DescriptionUnderground drilling and shaft sinking
Address1055 Airport Road, Salluit, QC, J0M 1S0
PhoneTel.: 819-255-8908, Fax: 819-255-8864
ContactDonald Cameron
Emaildon.cameron@qaqqalik.org

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