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ITK Pre-Budget Submission 2024

By October 17, 2023 No Comments

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami’s 2024 pre-budget submission focuses on specific high-priority areas that align with Government of Canada commitments, policies and initiatives as well as current Ministerial mandate letters. It builds upon meaningful investments in previous budgets while advocating for additional funding to close major outstanding gaps. Inuit-specific investments contained within an Inuit-specific section of the Budget are recommended as follows:

  1. Implementing the Inuit Nunangat Policy
  2. Building on the success of Inuit-Crown Partnership
    • $5 million over 2 years
  3. Infrastructure
    • $75.1 billion over 35 years for a portfolio of 115 projects amounting to $55.3 billion in capital over 10 years and approximately $793.7 million annually for operations and maintenance for the next 25 years
  4. Food Security
    • Inuit Nunangat Food Security Strategy: $100 million over 4 years
    • Inuit Nunangat School Food Program: $1.79 billion over 15 years
  5. Tuberculosis Elimination
    • $131.6 million over 7 years
  6. Inuktut reclamation, revitalization, maintenance and strengthening
    • $1 billion over 10 years
  7. Supporting implementation of the National Inuit Action Plan on Missing and
    Murdered Inuit Women and Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People
    • $50 million over five years
  8. Research
    • $30 million over 5 years