Nunavik housing shortage a ‘crisis’: Inuit (CBC)

18 Mar Nunavik housing shortage a ‘crisis’: Inuit (CBC)

Inuit leaders in Nunavik are pleading with the federal government to step up efforts to build social housing to fill skyrocketing demand for safe, healthy homes in the North.  Nearly 49 per cent or one in two Inuit in the northern region live in an overcrowded home, threatening the health and safety of hundreds of people, said Pita Aaatami, Makivik president.  “This problem that we are living with would never be tolerated in the south,” he said Wednesday after meeting with Quebec politicians in the province’s capital… go to article