The Kativik School Board will receive the visit of Mr. Yves Bolduc, Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports and Mr. Geoffrey Kelley, Minister responsible for Native Affairs

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Kuujjuaq, Nunavik, Qc. (October 10, 2014) – On October 14 and 15, the Kativik School Board will receive the visit of Mr. Yves Bolduc, Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports and Mr. Geoffrey Kelley, Minister responsible for Native Affairs.

“The Kativik School Board welcomes this opportunity to meet, in Nunavik, with the Ministers Bolduc and Kelley,” says Annie Popert, Director General of the Kativik School Board. “We trust that this visit to two Nunavik communities and to three of our schools will lead to an enhanced understanding of the needs of the region in the area of education”, she added.

The ministers will be in Kuujjuaq on October 14, where they will visit the Kativik School Board’s Education Services office, Pitakallak School and Jaanimmarik School. On October 15, they will visit the community of Aupaluk and the temporary premises from which Tarsakallak School is currently operating (a fire burned down the school in March 2014).

Journalists wishing to join the visit of Pitakallak and Jaanimmarik Schools in Kuujjuaq are welcome to do so. The visit to Pitakallak School will start at 2:15 pm. The visit to Jaanimmarik School will start at 3:00 pm.

About us:

The Kativik School Board (KSB) was created in 1975, under the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement, as the exclusive provider of academic services to the Nunavik population. Education programs developed by the KSB are offered in schools of the 14 Nunavik communities, in Inuktitut as first language and in French and English as second languages. More information at: www.kativik.qc.ca.

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For more information, please contact:

 Jade Duchesneau-Bernier
Public Relations Officer
Kativik School Board
514-482-8220
publicrelations@kativik.qc.ca