|By Marketwired .||
|February 1, 2014 06:00 AM EST||
EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/01/14 -- Canadian North, an Inuit-owned airline, was selected by Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) and Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) Canada, as the official carrier of the ICC General Assembly in Inuvik, Northwest Territories July 21 to 24, 2014.
With a theme of "Ukiuqtaqtumi Hivuniptingnun - One Arctic One Future", Inuvik will be welcoming Inuit delegates, youth, elders, cultural performers, artists and others from Chukotka (Russia), Greenland, Alaska and Canada to celebrate the unity of the Inuit and map out the future direction of the Inuit Circumpolar Council over the next four years.
"This is a great opportunity for Canadian North to support this major historic event by providing exceptional flight schedules and special pricing that easily and efficiently connects delegates and attendees to Inuvik this summer," stated Steve Hankirk, President. "We are really looking forward to all of the celebrations."
"Having Canadian North help us get all the delegates from around the Circumpolar World here safe and sound is no small task. We are pleased with the partnership and look forward to hosting the General Assembly in the Western Arctic," said Nellie Cournoyea, IRC Chair and CEO.
"We welcome Canadian North as one of our major sponsors. This will mean a maximum number of delegates and participants will have the opportunity to travel to Inuvik," remarked Duane Smith, ICC Canada President.
In addition to Canadian North providing special pricing to all ICC delegates and attendees, a special conference flight schedule has been developed to ensure easy and seamless travel for delegates coming from across Canada.
These additionally scheduled flights are now available for booking, simply visit www.canadiannorth.com or call 1-800-661-1505 for reservations in English, French or Inuktitut:
To Inuvik: July 18, Flight 482, Departs Yellowknife @ 2040, Arrives Inuvik @ 2240; connections from Transarctic flight July 19, Flight 441, Departs Iqaluit @ 1145, Arrives Inuvik @ 1610; via Yellowknife From Inuvik: July 25, Flight 483, Departs Inuvik @ 0730, Arrives Yellowknife @ 0920; connections to Transarctic flight July 26, Flight 440, Departs Inuvik @ 1200, Arrives Iqaluit @ 2010; via Yellowknife
This is the first time since 2002 that Canada will host the quadrennial General Assembly and pan-Arctic celebration. This is the second time since 1992 that IRC will be hosting the event in Inuvik.
The Inuit Circumpolar Council is the body that represents the views and positions of Inuit from Greenland, Canada, Alaska and Chukotka (Russia) on an international level. ICC Canada is governed by a board of directors from the four Canadian Inuit land claims regions.
Inuvialuit Regional Corporation was established with the overall responsibility of managing the affairs of the settlement as outlined in the Inuvialuit Final Agreement (IFA). Its mandate is to continually improve the economic, social and cultural well-being of the Inuvialuit through implementation of the IFA and by all other available means.
About Canadian North
Canadian North is proud of its northern ownership and heritage. As a member of the NorTerra Group of Companies, Canadian North is equally owned by the Nunasi Corporation, representing the Inuit of Nunavut in the Eastern Arctic; and the Inuvialuit Development Corporation, representing the Inuvialuit of the Western Arctic. Offering flights to Northwest Territories and Nunavut through its southern gateways of Edmonton and Ottawa, as well as to select destinations in Manitoba and Nunavut through their partnership with Calm Air, Canadian North is dedicated to premium customer service. Canadian North also offers air charter services and cargo services within and beyond the North for industrial clients, sports teams, and large groups.
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