GN looking to replace Nunavut’s oldest health centre – Nunatsiaq News

Feb 23, 2023

MLA Mary Killiktee says Qikiqtarjuaq’s need is urgent; government hopes work starts in 2025-2026

The Government of Nunavut’s Health Department is working to replace the health centre in Qikiqtarjuaq, says Health Minister John Main.

On Wednesday, the first day of the legislative assembly’s spring sitting in Iqaluit, Uqqummiut MLA Mary Killiktee questioned Main about the initiative.

She said there is an urgent need, given the hamlet’s health centre is the oldest in Nunavut, having been built in 1972 and last renovated in 1992.

“[The health centre] can’t keep up with the demands of the community,” she said.

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