$4.9 million announced for Nunavut construction training from Makigiaqta and NCC Development

 By Kira Wronska Dorward  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation and NCC Development (NCCD) have announced a joint venture of $4.9 million to deliver a trades training and career building program for Nunavut Inuit. Announced on April 9, the agreement provides training funding from Makigiaqta, to be released over the next six years, with NCCD training up to 90 Inuit in various construction industry trades on site in Nunavut. “This apprenticeship program will give Nunavut Inuit the chance to pursue rewarding careers building the homes and infrastructure we urgently need,” said Aluki Kotierk, president of Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. and chair of Makigiaqta. “Ultimately, this will allow Nunavut Inuit to participate in implementing Angirratsaliulauqta Initiative, the Nunavut Inuit Housing Action Plan and closing the infrastructure gap.” Participants in this…

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