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Arviat Wellness Centre

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Summary of the Initiative

Multiple projects – details and descriptions can be found by visiting



On-going multi-year funding
No core funding
No core staff position to handle administrative details

Initiative Website


Lead Organization

Arviat Wellness Centre

Other Groups / Organizations

Arviat DEA partners on the greenhouse project, provides facility space for Young Hunters’ Program and Youth Monitoring Program
Dept. of Environment provides lab space for Youth Monitoring Program
John Arnaludjuak High School supports seedling propagation and plant nurturing to harvest
Qitiqliq and Levi Angmak Schools support worm farming

Other Collaborators

Nasivvik Centre for Inuit Health and Changing Environments
Memorial University
UBC, Department of Geography
Centre for Earth Observation Science (CEOS), Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources, University of Manitoba
Cegep Andre Laurendeau
Qaujigiartiit Health research Centre
Movember Foundation
WWF/Loblaws Water Fund



Short term (up to 1 year)

Longer Term (over 1 year)

Climate Change & Health Adaptation- FNIB Northern Contaminants Program Innovation Strategy- PHAC GN Community Cluster Plan Movember Foundation (Land-based Mental Health) University research partners Private donations