Kitikmeot Inuit Association aims to be `fully staffed by year’s end’ 

By Tom Taylor  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Kitikmeot Inuit Association (KIA) is hoping to have a complete roster of staff in the near future. The organization, which represents the interests of Inuit in the Kitikmeot region, employed 30 people as of Aug. 23, with eight open positions still to be filled. Fred Pedersen, the organization’s executive director, is hopeful those vacancies will be filled by the end of the year. “The vacancies are not causing operational problems, just causing a few staff to work on extra duties,” Pedersen said. “We are getting by with no problems, but it makes it harder for some to take time off during the summer period. We’re hopeful that we will be fully staffed by years end.” Despite his optimism, Pedersen admits that KIA…

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