March/April 2011

With prospects for continued development and growth in the vast Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut looking bright, a new joint venture in the North was announced February 17, by partners, Qikiqtaaluk Corporation, the Inuit birthright development entity for the region, and Inuit-owned, First Air, The Airline of the North. Qikiqtani First Aviation Ltd., was formed to facilitate increased employment and economic opportunities for the Baffin Beneficiaries of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.