Nunavut partnership
Thursday, October 27, 2022

Marine Institute research scientist, Dr. Scott Grant, has been named the Qikiqtaaluk Corporation chair in Qikiqtani inshore fisheries science, training and education.Dr Scott Grant

It’s a five-year partnership between Qikiqtaaluk Corp. (QC), Marine Institute and Nunavut Arctic College to enhance inshore fisheries science in the Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut through education, training, and research and development.

QC, the development arm of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association, will invest $500,000 over the next five years to develop these initiatives.

“Qikiqtaaluk Corp. is excited to advance its commitment to Qikiqtani inshore fisheries by partnering with the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University in establishing the QC chair in Qikiqtani inshore fisheries science, training and education. The position is located at the Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Resources at the Marine Institute,” said Mr. Flaherty, president and CEO of QC.

QC announced the partnership in Iqaluit Oct. 26.

Learn more in the Gazette.