November Member Newsletter

November 2020

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Kivalliq Inuit Association has launched COVID-19 prevention initiatives. Initiatives include support for elders, traditional activities, and support to all its members in Kivalliq communities.

COVID Response Initiatives

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Be sure to have a look at Qikiqtani Inuit Associations multiple programs that offer Qikiqtani Inuit with funding for projects such as cultural activities, on-the-land programs, training and daycare subsidies.

Learn more here.

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ITAC Second Wave Response

With the continued impacts of COVID-19 ravaging the global tourism Industry, the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) has put out an urgent call to the federal government for a new dedication of financial funding in the amount of $18.5M to support Indigenous tourism businesses or risk watching the industry irrevocably collapse.

Read more information here.

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Tourism Task Force

Next week the Tourism Task Force will meet to discuss how ED&T’s funding programs for tourism can be more supportive and relevant.

Please let us know if you would like to participate in this meeting.

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If you haven’t already applied for funding through CanNor’s Northern Business Relief Fund, you still have time! In recognition of the continuing impacts of COVID-19 on Tourism and related industries in the territories, CanNor is offering to extend financial support beyond July 31, 2020, to current eligible recipients of the NBRF program. The funding extension is based on demonstrated need and would provide funding up to a maximum of $100,000 or up to March 31, 2021, whichever comes first.

You can find further information here.

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Packages

Do you have new packages you would like added to our Staycation website? Send them on over to members@travelnunavut.ca and we will post them! If you need help creating packages, please do not to hesitate to reach out to us.

If you have any questions about any additional funding opportunities, please do not hesitate to contact me at members@travelnunavut.ca