Nunavik’s new MP says she will push for housing money, implementing UNDRIP – Nunatsiaq News

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 201979 Views

25 November, 2019

Sylvie Bérubé plans to visit in the New Year and is seeking an Inuktitut translator

Nunavik’s new MP says she wants to hear from the region’s Inuit leaders so that she can better share their concerns.

MP Sylvie Bérubé won the Abitibi-James Bay-Nunavik-Eeyou riding in the fall federal election with 37.7 per cent of the vote.

While the Bloc Québécois MP is primarily French speaking, she said she is actively searching for an Inuktitut translator to work with.

“I wish to clearly report the needs in the Indigenous communities,” she said.

So far, Bérubé said that two pressing issues she’s aware of in Nunavik are health care and housing.

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