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Canadian Arctic's First Inshore Rescue Station
to be located in Rankin Inlet

Rankin Inlet, Nunavut - January 10, 2018 -The Kivalliq Inuit Association is pleased with the announcement made by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans to place a new inshore rescue boat station in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. The boat station will be the 26th station in Canada and the 1st to be located in the Canadian Arctic.

The station is the result of the Federal Government's plan to improve marine safety and protect Canada's marine environment and coastal communities.

"The commitment being made through this initiative acknowledges the significance of marine activity to the region. We look forward to the expansion of services to this vital network for our coastal communities," said President of KIA, David Ningeongan.

For more information contact:
Gabe Karlik, Executive Director
Kivalliq Inuit Association, 1-800-220-6581 toll free

Administrative Officer

The KIA has an immediate job opening for an Administrative Officer. Reporting to the Director of Implementation and Planning, you will provide administrative and secretariat support to the Chair of Implementation Committee.

The Administrative Officer will assist both KIA and AEM to ensure that certain provisions of the IIBA are implemented.

Closing Date: Friday, January 19, 2017, 5:00PM Central Time

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