Federal government announces $7.2 million to go toward Inuusirvik Community Wellness Centre construction – Nunavut News

November 22, 2022

New funding for the construction of Iqaluit’s Innusirvik Community Wellness Hub was revealed on Nov. 16 at the Qaujigiartiit Health Research Centre.

More than $7.2 million for the hub was announced by Carolyn Bennett, the federal Mental Health and Addictions Minister.

The new building, which is currently under construction, will see spaces made available to community non-profit organizations in Iqaluit. The plan is to introduce areas where Iqaluimmiut can access early learning language/cultural programs, child-rearing/parenting, land-based programs for youth, literacy programs, drop-in public health and health promotion campaigns, as well as community-led initiatives.

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