The 2019 Quebec Aboriginal Science Fair begins tomorrow in Kuujjuaq

2019 | 03 | 25
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Montreal, Qc. (March 25, 2019) – From March 26 to 28 Kativik Ilisarniliriniq will host the Quebec Aboriginal Science Fair 2019, in Kuujjuaq.

The event is co-organized by the school board and the Quebec Aboriginal Science and Engineering Association (QASAE). It will bring together participants from thirty different First Nations and Inuit communities.

The winners of the competition will be announced on March 28, 2019.

About us:

The Quebec Aboriginal Science and Engineering Association (QASEA) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote sciences and engineering to Aboriginal youth attending school in First Nations and Inuit Communities in Quebec. QASEA achieves its mission through the Aboriginal Science Fair Program. More information at:

Kativik Ilisarniliriniq, the school board of Nunavik, was created in 1975, under the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA). Since 1978, it has been the exclusive provider of educational services to all Nunavik residents. Under the JBNQA, the school board also acts as an institution with unique powers and jurisdiction geared towards the protection and development of the Inuit language, culture, and way of life, through the delivery of tailored educational services and programs. The education programs developed by the school board are offered in all schools of the 14 Nunavik communities, in Inuktitut as first language and in French and English as second languages. The school board operates 17 primary and secondary schools as well as 5 adult education centres and a pre-college facility. More information can be found at:

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For information, please contact:

Jade Duchesneau-Bernier
Communications Coordinator


Marc Lalande
Quebec Aboriginal Science and Engineering Association (QASEA)
(819) 684-1889