Nunavik MP Sylvie Berube talks climate change during 1st visit to Kuujjuaq

 By Cedric Gallant  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Climate change, Inuit governance and the size of the Abitibi_Baie-James_Nunavik_Eeyou constituency were hot topics for Bloc Quebecois MP Sylvie Berube during a trip to Nunavik earlier this month. The three-day visit was Berube’s first to Kuujjuaq since she was elected in 2019. Her first visit to Nunavik was a one-day trip to Aupaluk in October 2022. She began her tour of the community on Jan. 9 with a visit to the Qarjuit Youth Council, where she met with president Janice Parsons. She then met with Kativik Regional Government leaders, Makivvik leaders and representatives with the Nunavik Housing Bureau. A visit with Kuujjuaq Mayor Mary Johannes was also on the itinerary. “I found it important to have multiple meetings to better understand the Inuit…

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