Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2008-2009 - 4th Quarter
Recipient Name: MAKIVIK CORPORATION / SOCIÉTÉ MAKIVIK
Location: Kuujjuaq, Quebec, Canada
Date: 2009-03-02
Value: $324,000.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: The Makivik Corporation has entered into a contribution agreement with the Department of Justice Canada to manage the Justice of the People Program. The project objectives for the Inuit justice project of Makivik are: - Promoting and maintaining social peace and harmony in the community; - Helping administer justice using culturally adapted approaches which put emphasis on healing individuals, families and the community and which deal with the underlying causes of problems; - Responding to crimes and conflicts in a way that recognizes the Inuit culture, values, ways and knowledge; and - Empowering the Inuit that have been affected by the crime or conflict, in offering alternatives to them that are relevant to their needs and culture.
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